November 22nd, 2011 by admin
There are a lot of people who think if they don't put anything out on the Internet about themselves, they are safe. Unfortunately, that perception is no longer true. You never know who's going to take a less than flattering picture and post it to Flickr, or who's going to mention you in a blog post or on Twitter Read More...
May 28th, 2010 by admin
One of the more challenging things to do is actually leave work…well, at work. We all carry things home with us from our day. This, however, is not always best for our physical and emotional wellbeing, or that of our family.
Here's a great post from Sue Heacock, RN, at NurseTogether.com about how to do just that Read More...
April 19th, 2010 by admin
One of the most dreaded parts of employment is the potential of losing that job. Sometimes we love our jobs; other times it's the loathsome chore for 5 days to get us to the weekend. No matter how you approach your employment situation, it's true that we all love the comfort that comes with a steady paycheck and work, regardless of whether you're salaried, hourly, or commissioned Read More...
April 1st, 2010 by admin
Some know him as the Naked Chef. Some know him for his amazing food recipes. Did you know Jamie Oliver is out to start a revolution? A revolution that could change the world? How does a chef do this?
Upon watching his presentation at the 2010 TED conference it was clear that America has an issue with food Read More...
March 30th, 2010 by admin
Questions you should never ask an employer in the first interview...
1. What’s the vacation time like?
2. What kind of coffee do you serve?
3. What would my salary be to start?
4. When will I get my first raise?
5. What kind of medical benefits do you provide?
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March 23rd, 2010 by admin
With all of the reality shows you can find on television, you'd think more people would take notes on what's happening. A lot of reality shows revolve around clothing and how to dress for success. Well here are 4 sure fire ways to not get the job simply based on your appearance.
Wear a mini skirt Read More...
March 18th, 2010 by admin
One of the questions we get from a lot of people who are sending out resumes is that they are unsure who to send them too. We tell them, the Hiring Manager. Here are a few easy ways to find out who does the hiring at a company you're interested in working for.
1) Google the company. A lot of times company websites will have a directory of who's who on them Read More...
March 17th, 2010 by admin
Hiring managers and recruiters see 100's of resumes at a time. 9 times out of 10, they are looking for something to stick out, a key word to catch their eye. Here are some great active verb buzz words, in no particular order, that will leap off the page and attract their attention.
Utilizing these and other active verbs give the impression you're a go getter Read More...
March 16th, 2010 by admin
When going into a job interview being prepared is key. Here are some phrases and questions that will insure you a one way ticket to staying unemployed.
Ugh, this seems like a dead end job.
You sound like you would be a terrible boss.
This sounds like too much work, do you have anything easier?
Man, this job sounds super easy Read More...