I know you work hard every day. For some of you, you may be working yourself to the point of exhaustion every day and then getting up the next morning to do it all again. But let me ask you this: What did you do today that will actually help you achieve your dreams? Yesterday? Last...Read more
So, tell me about yourself,” the job interviewer says. Your heart sinks instantly. Here’s how to respond to this question, even if you were hoping it wouldn’t come up in conversation this time.Read more
Weave in your credentialsThis will help provide some substance. Alison Doyle, a career expert, author, and founder/CEO of CareerToolBelt.com writes in...
Cindy T. White, 41, of Slidell, Louisiana, took the phrase “fake it ‘till you make it” to new levels in 2015 when she assumed the identity of another woman in order to land a job as a human resources manager at Diversified Foods & Seasonings, Inc.Read more
Keep Up the Good WorkWhile we’ve all lied a little...
Growing up, I had almost a dozen summer jobs. Most of them were pretty standard: working in a factory shipping department, taking shifts in a restaurant, conducting phone surveys, and so on. Nothing too memorable, they just happened to take place during the summer. But there was one summer job that was just… out there. By far,...Read more
Everyone looks at the world through different filters based on their upbringing, environment, experience and attitude. The victim mentality is one of those unfortunate lenses that even experienced professionals sometimes play into when searching for a job. When you’re on a job hunt, don’t chase your tail by giving in to victim mentalities. Outside circumstances...Read more
Financial Emergency Fund Challenges and SolutionsThe American Dream for the past 60 to 70 years, ever since the Great Depression, has been that money can buy everything, including happiness. Buying brand name items has become a way to be seen as successful, the person who has it all. Whether a Ford or a Rolls Royce, at...
Even the most likeable and well-mannered among us can still look like jerks in an email. Writing an email that comes across just like you do in person is a fine art. During a conversation, you adjust your tone, facial expression, gestures and posture in order to fit the mood of what you’re conveying. You do...Read more
I recently came across an article from Talent Desk on Jobs for ISFJs. As an ISFJ, I am considered “The Defender” of the Myers-Briggs Personality Types. I have always felt that this type describes me very well; I am analytical, a little bit of a perfectionist, empathetic, and loyal to a fault - all...Read more