Register ahead of time. There are many different types of job and career fairs, including informational fairs about graduate programs and post-graduate service programs. Many job fairs, especially ones at college campuses, allow job-seekers to register online prior to the event to see a list of companies attending the fair. Some even allow you to submit your resume or set up interview appointments ahead of time. This is an easy step that can help you make the most of your time at the job fair and find the companies that interest you. Read More »
Work-Life Balance Tips
If some years ago you had a clear working schedule, nowadays, you are to work as much and long as you can.
Frequently, you come home only to sleep and all the rest time you work. Of course, such situation is in-normal. You are to learn to achieve a work-life balance to avoid different problems in your family, with your health and many others. Read More »
If You Want to Get Promoted, Do Not Overlook This Important Step
You’re a high performer with a great track record of success. You’ve proven yourself to be a valuable asset to your team. And you consistently invest in professional development opportunities to improve your skills and broaden your experience. So what else do you need to do to get promoted? Read More »
Jobs After Retirement
Since 2008 when inflation has increased, a greater number of retirees were forced to seek employment. Today about 25% of senior Americans are either trying to retire as late as possible or return to the company they have left. At the same time, about 40% of employers provide special programs to encourage older workers to continue their careers after having reached the standard age for retirement. Read More »
Career Searching – What Is the Difference Between Jobs and Careers?
Career searching is the term I apply to actively pursuing a career position rather than looking for a job.
I can’t tell you how many times I would interview someone, and when I would ask what they are looking for in a job, they would reply, “I’m not looking for a job. I’m looking for a career.”
And while I can appreciate the intentions of an applicant with this response, I need to stop to tell you how wrong this is – to the recruiter with whom you are speaking, but more importantly, how much this will hinder your job search.
Let me explain the difference: Read More »
Does Stress Cause Hair Loss?
You want to know if stress can lead to hair loss?
This is a serious issue that most people are unaware of.
Plain and simple, stress can lead to hair loss, and so many other disorders. The worst part about it is you don’t notice until the effects become dramatic.
For example you won’t notice the effect stress has on you until you see your hair falling out, or your temper becoming shorter. Read More »
Bartending – A Secure Career With Plenty of Job Opportunities
Jobs which were once thought very secure are nowadays a thing of the past. Who would have thought that skilled jobs in car manufacturing, ship building and the like would one day disappear like smoke? Yet there’s one profession that you can almost guarantee will be with us for ever – a profession which has been with us for thousands of years. No, not the first one which springs to mind, but that valuable underpinning of society, bartending. There will never be a shortage of bartending jobs. Read More »
Five Elements for Career Success
Understand your marketplace
Checkout your image
Go for it! Read More »
Where Will You Take Your Career in 2013?
It’s that time of year again – to reflect on the year behind you and plan the year ahead. Many people are looking to move their career forward, but without a strategy or ongoing momentum, it can be difficult. How can you ensure that you achieve your work goals and progress in your career over the coming year? Read More »
2013 New Year's Things To Do List – Spring Clean Your Brain Early This Year
Each year, New Year’s comes around and people make resolutions and lists of things they like to accomplish in the upcoming year. It’s a time to reflect about where you’ve been, how far you’ve come, and where you plan on going. Now then, something else many people do is to celebrate the New Year’s, often consuming large amounts of alcohol, but all that really does is means that you start the New Year with a hangover. If you want to accomplish your goals, there’s no time for that. That’s not to say that you shouldn’t have a good time with family and friends, of course you should. Read More »