5 Most Important Phone Interview Tips

Why a Phone Interview? Why do managers ask for phone interviews? Phone interviews are used to narrow down the amount of applicants who will be interviewed in person. If you get a phone interview, you need to know that making it to an in-person interview isn’t a definite. You need to earn that in-person interview!… Read more »

5 Free Online Computer Courses That Will Help Start an I.T. Career

Did you just graduate or are you looking for something new? Perhaps you’ve decided to try for that promotion or maybe you’re looking to branch out for something related to technology. Maybe you’re looking to take on the I.T. world, or maybe your current job is asking everyone to upgrade their skills. Whatever you need,… Read more »

How to Write the Best Resume Objective

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Wait, What’s the Difference Between a Resume Summary and an Objective? Summary tells hiring managers what you’re looking for from the company: “Experienced engineer seeking management-level position”.  You’re summing-up your past experience. Usually used in the past for people not switching positions or re-entering the workforce, but more for people with decades of related experience.… Read more »

How to Write Your Resume Fast

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Need that resume right away? There are plenty of articles on brushing up your resume, but not a whole lot that help you write one from scratch – and fast. That new position might need you to give one fast. What about writing a new one? You might panic and try to go through all… Read more »

Transferable Skills- What Are They and Do You Have Them?

Transferable Skills- What You Take With You These are skills you acquired during your education, internships, or past experiences that you can bring to your future work positions. Common examples include: experience with specific computer programs, any management experience, proficiency in another language, or any in-demand skills. Skills You May Already Have When changing jobs,… Read more »

4 Ways to Modernize Your Resume Fast!

Best part- they’re free and easy! FONT MATTERS Choose a clean looking font. Times New Roman is now overused and easily ignored. Choose something like Garamond, Cambria, Helvetica, or Georgia.  All of them are easy to read, prints cleanly, and look sleek. DON’T PUT PHYSICAL ADDRESS PHYSICAL ADDRESSES JUST AREN’T NEEDED, IF YOUR EMAIL AND… Read more »

Most popular reasons for quitting a job

In this era of low unemployment, it’s not surprising that some companies are now trying to lure away excellent employees from their competition. Meanwhile others are desperately trying to keep who they have from wandering off somewhere else. It’s now the perfect economy if you’re a job-hopper and lousy if you’re the one hiring. The… Read more »

5 Ways to Survive Winter While Stuck in a Cubicle

Just because it’s cold and depressing outside doesn’t mean it has to be when you’re working! STAY WARM Invest in good clothing layers, consider adding a small heater or electric blankets, and consider if more clothing is needed. BRING IN THE SUMMER Growing an indoor garden, even a small couple of pots on a counter,… Read more »