Careers & Employment Information

Seven Tips to a Job-Winning Interview


These days, interviews don't come easily. When you get The Call, make the most of your time -- and go for it!1.

10 Steps to Getting the Most Out of Job Fairs


Many job seekers tend to overlook job fairs. They can be crowded, busy, competitive and confusing events.

Hot Business Trends for 2004? And Beyond: Maybe One Will Turn Into a Creative Business Idea for You


I always look forward to the December issue of Entrepreneur magazine. That's the issue that features the publisher's annual pick of hot businesses, markets, and trends for smart entrepreneurs - or those who aspire to be.

10 Steps to Escape the Job World and Create the Life You Really Want


1. GET THE POINT - OF LIFE, THAT IS.

Stacking The Deck In Your Favor


Many people do not bother to look at their own magnificence and without that view it is not likely that we will recognize the need for strategies to maximize our strengths. When we buy an outfit for a special affair, we automatically try to coordinate each piece so that they enhance one another and amplify our sense of "looking good" from head to toe.

Your Goals Must Be Within Your Reach


  FIRST STEP -- Set short-term, incremental goals. Work up to larger plans later.

Defining Success Your Way!


In my career advising practice, I often find that my clients are not clear about what success means for them.  Our society defines success primarily around three elements: power, money and fame.

What Turns Potential Employers ON; What Turns Them OFF?


According to an annual survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, these are the most important qualities that employers are looking for in a job candidate, in priority order: (1) Communication skills; (2) Honesty/integrity; (3) Teamwork skills; (4) Interpersonal skills; (5) A strong work ethic. Be sure to highlight those skills in your resume, during your interview, and in your thank-you letter.

Six Factors That Can Cost You the Interview/Job


Most job seekers know that an unprofessional appearance will count against them at an interview. Here are six MORE factors that can help you remain in the unemployment line: (1) Being unprepared for the interview.

Job Interviews & the Magic of Music


Can music help you with your next job interview? It just might! Here's how. First, it can help you during your research, preparation and practice.

When and How to Say I Just Cant Do It!


We naturally hesitate to tell our boss when we can't do something or are feeling overwhelmed in our job. Bosses don't want to hear that, right? Well, it depends.

Hey, You Cant Ask Me That! (How to Respond to Inappropriate Job Interview Questions)


I received the following questions from a visitor to my website recently: "How should I respond to inappropriate questions such as: (1) Do you have a stable home life? (2) Tell me about your personal situation. Are these inappropriate questions? It has been so long since I interviewed for a job, your suggestions about the most helpful responses would be appreciated!" Those are, indeed, inappropriate questions that should NOT be asked at an interview.

Loving What You Do


Man is a social animal and survival is his major need. There are needs that he needs be fulfill.

Creating a Feng Shui Power Office: 6 Easy Tips to More Successful Surroundings


More and more people are looking to gain an edge in their working environments.  One method that business people are increasingly turning to is feng shui.

Spiritual Practices Offer Peace and Acceptance


Facing career transitions and daily life challenges can leave us feeling lonely, stressed and anxious. How do we manage to deal with the financial and emotional stress of having a home, a car, work (or no work), kids and a spouse in this too-busy world?Spiritual practices can help us navigate through the turmoil of work and life transitions with more acceptance and peace.

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