Are You Perfectly Employed?

It’s a fact that more than half of all workers hate their jobs. Work doesn’t have to be miserable! With the right strategy, anyone can create a career that works for their specific wants and needs. We can show you how.

10 Snack Foods to Boost Productivity

You can’t work when you’re hungry. Your brain needs fuel to keep up with your workload. If you’re snacking on donuts and potato chips in the afternoon, your productivity is probably slipping by around 1 PM. There are better snack foods that can boost your productivity and help you reach your workday goals. Instead of […]

Don't embarrass yourself at a job fair by not knowing the companies there.

10 Ways to Rock a Job Fair and Land Interviews

Job fairs are loud, crowded hiring blitzes where after awhile, most every applicant starts to look the same to employers. If you want to walk out of a job fair with a job—or at least an interview—you have to stand out from the crowd and show potential employers that you’re the perfect person for the […]

Stop Getting Rejected from Online Job Applications

Employers are rejecting as many as 98% of all online job applications and resumes. It’s a shocking statistic, but it should also make you think a little harder about how you’re searching for jobs. You can’t just fill out a bunch of online job applications and think you’re going to find a job quickly. Just […]

5 Reasons You Should Reject a Job Offer

You get the call—you’ve got the job! Before you accept the job offer, kindly thank the person on the other end of the line and tell them you will give them an answer within 24-hours. Don’t be over-eager—you can happy dance after you’re sure you shouldn’t reject the offer. In the euphoria of getting the […]

How to Use the Art of the Follow Up to Land a Retail Job

  Dear HR, I applied for a job two months ago at a local department store. They never called me or anything, so I don’t know if they hired someone else or if they’re still looking. Should I apply again? Dear Reader, In short, yes, you should apply again, but we need to talk about […]

Stop Saying You’re Proficient

Time Magazine ran an article this week about the #1 thing employers don’t want to see on your resume: “Proficient in Microsoft Office.” Really, though, you shouldn’t say you’re proficient at anything. “Proficient” has become synonymous with “adequate” in the job market. It’s an over-used term that has lost its real meaning. It’s time to […]