Finding Your Career Path

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Finding Your Career Path

Posted on May 8th, by Pete Radloff in Career Advice. No Comments

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Remember that? I hated being asked that question. Granted, I disliked it most when I was in my teens, because well, what teen wants to think about that? And when I was a kid, I was sure I was going to hoist the Stanley … Read More »

3 Job Search Strategies for Every Jobseeker

Posted on May 8th, by Erica Tew in networking/interviewing. No Comments

Increased competition for jobs means there is a growing need to stand out to hiring managers and have a Job Search strategy. Generic resumes and cover letters don’t cut it. Each application needs customized application materials that speak to the specific needs of that company.  Researching jobs and companies plays a much bigger role now … Read More »

Three Strategies for a Brilliant Job Interview

Posted on May 8th, by Christina Lattimer in networking/interviewing. No Comments

So you’ve found a pretty good possibility for a job and you’re excited because not only do you tick all the boxes for the skill-set the organization is looking for, but you’d just love to work there!  So when you’re invited to interview, you are very pleased indeed.  Except… you hate the whole assessment process, … Read More »

Your Career and Flawed Thinking

Posted on April 13th, by David Shindler in on the job. 1 Comment

How Can flawed thinking help your career?  Professor Veronica Van Heyningen is a world renowned geneticist. She is at the cutting edge of scientific discovery. Identifying human disease genes and mutations can reveal how normal biology works and also how it can go wrong in disease. Find the flaw to understand what works. What has … Read More »

Your Fire Service Resume: Part 3

Posted on April 13th, by Bob Atlas in on the job. No Comments

In the 3rd part of our Fire Service Resume series, you should have begun to get a feel for the process of creating a comprehensive Fire Service resume.  As you recall from part 1  and part 2 of this 5 part series our objective is to help you create the absolutely very best written representation … Read More »

7 Tips for Keeping Track of Resume Details

Posted on April 13th, by Erin Kennedy in networking/interviewing. No Comments

Your resume should be accurate in all its details, but it also should be tailored for each job application. This is because of the screening process that every resume goes through. That screening process looks for clues that the applicant will fit the job opening, and keywords like “operational management” may be one of the … Read More »

LinkedIn Profile Photo: Common Mistakes

Posted on April 13th, by Warren White in networking/interviewing, Social Media. No Comments

You have likely never heard the name Harlan Hogan, but whether you know it or not you’re almost certainly familiar with some of his work.  Hogan is a voice actor, and among the many campaigns he’s provided the voice for is a famous Head & Shoulders shampoo campaign in the 1980’s.  The tagline in that … Read More »

7 Secrets to Get You Out of Your Career Rut

Posted on April 13th, by Anna Runyan in networking/interviewing. No Comments

Do you live for the weekends?  Do you hate Monday mornings?   Are you majorly stuck in a career rut or in a job you hate?  You may not even hate your job but you just know that you are so much better than what you are doing right now and you want a bigger challenge.

In … Read More »

Why Writing Still Matters in Your Job Search

Posted on April 13th, by Madeline Jacobson in Career Advice. No Comments

During the year that I worked as an after-school college prep coach for a group of high school juniors, one of my biggest uphill battles was convincing my students that writing is still relevant in the working world. The vast majority of my students were more interested in being engineers, scientists, and health professionals than … Read More »

College & Your Career: A Place to Grow as a Person and as a Professional

Posted on April 13th, by Tom LaForgia in Career Advice. No Comments

As high school seniors prepare to graduate and attend their chosen colleges and universities, a new wave of students are preparing for what should be their summer of visiting campuses and deciding where they will submit applications in the fall.  With so many colleges and endless factors to consider, it can be helpful to state … Read More »