Five Ways to Ace Your Live Video Interview

October 26th, 2017

  How amazing is visual communication?  Skype, Facetime, WhatsApp, Google Hangouts – these are all awesome until we are accidentally photo bombed by a half-naked little brother during an important […]

The New Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: “What Were You Making at Your Last Job?”

October 17th, 2017

Marital status, kids, nationality, medical status, age, faith – most hiring managers know that asking job candidates questions about any of these topics violates Title VII of the Civil Rights […]

Best Paying Industries for Recent Grads

October 10th, 2017

When you’re fresh out of college and entering the job market, the last thing you want is a job that would force you to live on your meager student budget […]

Not Getting Hired? Time to Check Your Writing!

September 19th, 2017

  At the risk of being in the hot seat as readers try to discover errors in this blog, it is important to remind job seekers, particularly recent graduates, that […]

What New Team Leaders Should Know First

August 29th, 2017

  Monday is going well, until your boss announces she wants you to head up a new project team.  Memories of college team assignments flood your brain: you did all […]

Is There Room for Recent Graduates to Negotiate Salary When Accepting Their First Job? 

August 1st, 2017

Schools out, you’ve got that new diploma in hand and you’re ready to start earning some of that sweet cash that you were promised by the career office. You’ve landed […]

The Minimum Wage Conundrum

July 12th, 2017

The Minimum Wage Conundrum Jon is excited to hit that $15.00 per hour wage increase at his next employee review.  At a starting wage of $12.50, he knew with time […]

What are the Most Common Traits of People that Rise to the Top and Get Promoted?

July 5th, 2017

What are the Most Common Traits of People that Rise to the Top and Get Promoted? Are you hoping to move your career forward with a promotion this summer? Moving […]

How Does Caffeine Affect You at Work? 

June 28th, 2017

Are you a coffee addict or soda fanatic who must hit the coffee or vending machines the minute you walk in the door of your job? While your caffeine habit […]

Understanding Emotional Intelligence. What it is…and do you have it?

May 31st, 2017

Do you have emotional intelligence, more commonly referred to as EI? Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify emotions and manage them.  People with high EI not only know […]