How Working Out Boosts Productivity In The Workplace

In order to be productive in the workplace one must be driven, alert, and focused. Working out can help boost employees drive, alertness, and focus, among other things. Increased Alertness and Energy Working out increases blood flow to the brain, which can sharpen the senses. Thus, sharpening increases alertness, making employees more prepared to start […]

Become More Desirable for any Job

Even during times of high unemployment, managers often lament that there aren’t enough qualified candidates out there. Follow these tips to increase your marketability and become highly sought-after in a competitive job market at your current employer or anywhere else. Boost Your Tech Savviness If you’re a software engineer, you already know you must keep […]

Create an Effective Elevator Speech and Open Doors

When you are looking for a new job, networking is a critical step to help you connect with other people in the industry. You’ve probably heard the saying that you only get a single opportunity to make a good first impression, and networking with an effective elevator speech can make-or-break your job hunting efforts. What […]

You Said What? 7 Things to Never Say During a Job Interview

One sentence. That’s all it takes to derail your chances at the dream job you’ve been pining after for months – maybe even years. Employers focus on why they should hire you, but they’re really looking for reasons not to hire you. Read on to find out seven things you need to keep in the […]

Quitting Your Job? 5 Considerations Before Deciding

Are you frustrated with your job and ready to make a career change? It is important that you are strategic when quitting your job. You should do it correctly so that you can position yourself to move forward in your career. Too often people make the decision to quit without putting a proper plan in […]

5 Common Resume Weaknesses – and How to Fix Them

Resume mistakes are almost as common as resumes themselves. These five common mistakes can mean the difference between landing the job and continuing the search. Fortunately, you can easily fix these errors. Your resume is the closest thing an employer gets to a window into your soul, but drafting this document is no small feat. […]

Search Without Being Found

Making a career change from one company to another can sometimes be more difficult than looking for a job when you are unemployed. It can be challenging to conduct a job search without your current boss finding out about your hunt for something new. It’s not uncommon to be employed while hunting for a new […]

6 Tips to Maximize Your Networking

Whether you’re looking for a new job or not, networking is a vital skill that you should be continually developing. As much as you might wish it to be different, your own skills and expertise at your job aren’t always enough. Often, it’s exactly like that saying: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you […]

Spin these 4 Common Job Hunting Weaknesses to Positives

When you’ve been at a job interview, have you ever dreaded the question, “What do you consider your weaknesses?”. Yes, sometimes it’s a difficult one to answer. It’s safe to say that even the most confident people have some sort of weakness, but this doesn’t have to impede your job search. Regardless of the time […]

4 Tips for Writing a Short, Focused and Impactful Resume

A resume is just a stepping stone to an interview, not an all-inclusive record of your career. With that in mind, here are a few easy tips to keep your resume short, sweet and successful. Less is more. Many professional resume writers will attest to this: it’s much easier to write a long resume than […]