A particularly important differentiator in today’s job market is the ability to portray an entrepreneurial appetite – the intangible element that not only are employers seeking but job hunters today crave. In fact, according to a new survey by financial-services firm Edward Jones seven in 10 Americans crave more entrepreneurial experiences at work.
Small businesses owned by women are faring better than small businesses owned by men, according to Count Me In. Nell Merlino, CEO of the non-profit organization (which helps mentor and grow female-owned businesses) says women have to stop waiting for the world to change, and instead step out of line and make it happen. She has 5 key tips.
Today’s college graduates are entering a very challenging job market. Many of them will end up in positions or jobs that weren’t exactly on the radar for their dream career. Vickie Milazzo says that smart grads will use this time to develop the portable skills that will help them leap to the top once opportunities […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. — One way to set yourself apart in your cover letter is to know your audience. In his recently released book Gallery of Best Cover Letters, David Noble, Ph.D., offers strategies for customizing your cover letter.
Interview Attire 101: Seven Suggestions to Help You Make an Impression…and Hopefully Get an Offer! Deciding what to wear to a job interview can leave you feeling stressed and uncertain. Marla Tomazin shares pointers to help you confidently dress for success. New York,NY(May 2012)—One of the most stressful rites of passage in an adult’s life […]
You have the basic resume requirements—work experience, education and skills—but now you should set aside some time to improve and expand your simple structure. Author Louise M. Kursmark, in her new book Same-Day Resume, offers a few essential tips that will improve your resume and help you land a job.
Find inspiration for your new business venture with these tips ST. PAUL,Minn. — Entrepreneurship can be a rewarding career path – you set your own hours, do something you love and answer only to yourself – but it also comes with many challenges. Deciding what kind of business to begin is the first obstacle.
I will be very honest with you in this post. Most interview articles only show obvious mistakes, as if most people don’t know showing up late is bad form. I will tell you the things I didn’t really know about until I was the one interviewing, and interviewing for a variety of positions and person-types. […]
You applied for a new job, and you’ve been called in for an interview. During the interview process, there are three main questions that need to be answered to help the HR person determine if you’re the right fit for the job: Can this person do the job? Will he do the job? Will he […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. — During rough economic times, workers experience multiple levels of stress related to layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts and myriad other issues. Most employees just want to ensure their jobs are secure. Laurence Shatkin, in his new book 150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future, detailsthe most secure occupations and fields: computer systems […]
Interview Tips for a New Career Start in 2012 Roshini Rajkumar, Executive Career Coach Shows How to Nail That Job Interview 2012 is the year of new beginnings and Roshini Rajkumar, Communication and Executive Career Coach, is offering her strategies for interviewing and getting your dream job! Request an interview with Roshini and get the […]