If you want to be regarded as a serious professional, dress like one!

Guest Post from Kristyn Graham DRESS FOR SUCCESS –Not sex.  Leave the sexy, short, flimsy dresses/skirts, cleavage-baring blouses and spaghetti straps for your personal life.  This is an office, not a cocktail party.  Same goes for men, button up that shirt – nobody wants to see your chest hair!   PROPER SHOES –No sandals orContinue reading “If you want to be regarded as a serious professional, dress like one!”

What Are You Hoping for in 2012?

Are you ready for the new year? Are you ready to put 2011 behind you and move on to what is waiting for you in the new year? If you are as ready as I am to say goodbye to the old and prepare for a new and promising future, then I suggest that youContinue reading “What Are You Hoping for in 2012?”

Educated and Jobless

  Not since WWII have young Americans faced such a troubling time when it comes to gaining employment. Sure, everyone is feeling the pinch all over, but our young and newly degreed professionals are finding themselves prepared for a career, but lacking the opportunity to spread their wings.    A little less than half (45%)Continue reading “Educated and Jobless”

10 Tips for Making Your Resume Stand Out

Guest Post by James Adams    If you are one of the 9.8% of people who are unemployed in the United States, then you need to spend some time making your resume stand out from the rest of the crowd. Employers receive mass amounts of resumes for every job opening and do not have timeContinue reading “10 Tips for Making Your Resume Stand Out”

Count Your Blessings

Once a year we are reminded of all the things that we should be thankful for, the blessing that we have experienced and the gratefulness that we can acknowledge because of God’s goodness in our lives. For some, it may be difficult if you are one of the many Americans who are faced with dealingContinue reading “Count Your Blessings”

A Career as a Pharmacist?

Have you ever considered what could happen if a pharmacist was not available to fill your prescription at your local drugstore, or to recognize medication errors if you are taking multiple prescriptions?  This scenario could be a reality.   Since the healthcare industry is one field that career experts have predicted to continue to be onContinue reading “A Career as a Pharmacist?”

10 Questions to Dazzle Would-Be Employers

Guest Post from Kristyn Graham Your suit is crisp – you look impressive. Your résumé is flawless – you seem great on paper. Now, for the last piece of the successful job search puzzle – “wowing” them at the interview.  How do you do it? Try asking questions. Besides showing your interest in the positionContinue reading “10 Questions to Dazzle Would-Be Employers”

Start your Job Search here with Careerjet

Following up on last week’s post on real-world degrees and careers that are in demand now and will continue to be in demand in the future. You can now start your job search here, whether you have an interest in the real-world jobs that were featured in last weeks post such as careers in theContinue reading “Start your Job Search here with Careerjet”

Top 5 College Degrees for the Real-World

Considering earning a college degree that will always be in demand? Then you may want to consider looking into one of the following degree options that can offer real-world, work-relevant value. “Work based learning appears to be the best way for the majority of young people to prepare for the world of work,” according toContinue reading “Top 5 College Degrees for the Real-World”

25 Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search: The First Steps

Guest Post by Kristyn L. Graham Kristyn L. Graham is a nationally certified and accredited professional resume writer who has written over 10,000 resumes. Currently she is partnering with Crafted Resume & Career Services, LLC. Kristyn has shared a series of tips that will post over the next few weeks to assist job seekers whoContinue reading “25 Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search: The First Steps”