The Career Corner

10 Common Mistakes Job Seekers Make

September 24, 2015

Do you know someone who has experience and skill in their field (not to mention commitment, drive, and great references), but despite their best efforts,.

Resume Power Words – Use with Caution

September 18, 2015

You’ve written a great resume, but you want it to be read – which words do you use? Here are the top 20 power words.

Why Do I Need a Resume While I’m in College?

September 8, 2015

I’m still in college – the world of work is years away so why do I need a resume? Because you do! With a well-constructed.

Facts for Using Social Media in Your Job Search

August 28, 2015

We all finally understand – hopefully – that social media is not a fad and that it’s not going anywhere. So being proficient in using.

How to Land Your Dream Job with a Killer Resume

August 21, 2015

Mastering the skill of resume writing is harder than the average writer thinks! Your chance of landing an interview is much higher if you have.

Mistakes that Cost Young Job Applicants a Second Interview

August 7, 2015

When it comes to applying for a job, there are hundreds of ways to blow it before you even have a chance at a second.

The Perfect Resume

July 31, 2015

Long gone are the days of submitting an education and job history resume. The resumes of today are interactive and social and spring to life.

The Over 40 and Overqualified Job Seeker

July 24, 2015

There are a lot of unfounded beliefs for job seekers when it comes to landing employment – especially for those who are older and/or overqualified..

Career Options for New Graduates

July 17, 2015

As a new crop of high school grads heads off to college, it’s a good time to think about career majors and where the best.

34 Crucial Tips for Your Next Job Interview

July 10, 2015

Check out this great infographic via www.collegeatlas.org! It outlines some very crucial tips for your next job interview.    

How The Maker Movement is Changing Future Careers

July 2, 2015

Can kids playing with Legos make the world a better place? Will children who build their own rocket ships or dollhouses go on to be.

Emerging Employment Opportunities Promising for Tech Professionals

June 26, 2015

The career outlook for tech professionals remains highly promising. With so many emerging employment opportunities, The White House announced the TechHire initiative back in March to encourage.

8 Simple Steps to Make the Best Impact in a Job Interview

June 18, 2015

Okay, so you actually made it through to the job interview – congrats! Your resume is perfect, you’ve gone through the company’s website, studied their.

Conduct a Friday Review to Alleviate Sunday Night Blues

June 11, 2015

We’ve all been there – it’s Sunday night, and instead of enjoying the last few hours of the weekend, you’re dreading the start of the.

How Preparing for a Job Interview can be Your Secret Weapon

June 4, 2015

When you are preparing for a job interview, the process can be painstakingly arduous. If it’s done properly, it should be thorough and unfortunately there.

How to Write a High School Resume

May 27, 2015

When you’re trying to get into a good college, it’s almost like trying to get a good job – either way you need to sell.

New SAT Places Significant Emphasis on Career Readiness

May 21, 2015

The SAT – widely considered to be one of the most important exams a student will take in his or her academic life – is.

Tailoring Your Resume to Fit a Specific Job Ad

May 12, 2015

From clothing ads (based on your recent online shopping excursion) that get served up via Facebook to the Venti soy no-whip Frappuccino your ordered at.

One-Size-Doesn’t-Fit-All When it Comes to Resumes

May 7, 2015

Resumes no longer come in a one-size-fits-all format. To be more specific, you have to know who you want to impress with yours and if.

Skills vs Degree – Which One Trumps in a Job Interview?

April 28, 2015

Exorbitant student loans constitute just one reason why young people eager to experience the world may want to reconsider college, says Ed Basler, a veteran.

The Exciting Challenges of a Career in Cyber Security

April 22, 2015

Cyberattacks like the hacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment and Target have put serious cybercrime on the radar of the American public and government alike, so.

Want to Impress Your Job Recruiter? Here’s How!

April 15, 2015

A new crop of graduates will be leaving colleges and universities this spring, armed with a host of degrees and hoping to find good jobs..

How Fear Spreads Quickly from Leaders to Employees

April 9, 2015

In my blog posts, I am always writing to the job seeker or to the person looking for help with their resume. In today’s post, I.

Don’t be Tempted by these 5 Resume Tricks

April 1, 2015

Disguising a spotty job history, avoiding showing your age, trying to get around resume-screening software are all things some people look at when putting together.

The Challenging Path to College and Your Dream Job

March 25, 2015

With tuitions at an all-time high, the cost of college and the increasingly competitive job market have become major considerations for aspiring college students and.