Resume Keywords Make All the Difference!

Once you finally admit to yourself that you DO in fact still need a resume for your job search, your next step will be to include the right content... Read More »

7 Apps to Free Up Time after Classes

There is never enough time after classes to study and spend time with friends! In today’s innovation arranged, quick-paced society students are called upon to juggle different... Read More »

Go Beyond Choosing a Career Field

By Jacquelyn Brookins, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at American Public University

You’ve reached the finish line. After years of learning new methodologies, skills, and job specific knowledge, you are obtaining... Read More »

KSAs: The Walking Dead of Federal Hiring

Recently, I was working with a client whose job announcement included four Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) in the qualification requirements. As I began to discuss with him the... Read More »

What Kind of Leader Are You?

When you think of leadership, what images spring to mind?

Perhaps it is the bold visionary standing alone at the helm of the organization brimming with charisma. Or perhaps it... Read More »

Bad Behavior: Don’t Tolerate It

Do leaders in your organization tolerate bad behavior from others leaders or individual contributors?

Bad behavior may happen for thousands of reasons, in all kinds of organizations across the globe.

Bad... Read More »

Life, Simply the Best!

I was in Amsterdam last week and I took the obligatory stroll through its world famous red light district. I was surprised at what my reaction was.  I thought... Read More »

Closing the Gender Wage Gap Benefits the Economy

The gender pay gap has been a persistent national issue. The latest data illustrates that while the United States has made great progress, there is still more work to... Read More »

Information Governance Insights: Is It Time?

Information Governance is easier when you think of it in terms of The Four “Ws” which are

​What are your information assets?

Where are they located?

When can you dispose of them?

Who... Read More »

Celebrate Health Literacy Month!

More than a third of the country’s population is healthcare illiterate.  What does this mean?  It means that these members of the population struggle to obtain and process healthcare... Read More »

Rewriting Career Myth Stories

One of the challenges of being a job seeker and finding career direction is being bombarded by advice from so-called experts. How do you know who and what to... Read More »

Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Many job seekers spend time on perfecting their resumes, but when it comes time for the cover letter, quickly write a couple paragraphs and send it out to every... Read More »

The Politics of Leadership

One of the marvelous byproducts individuals acquire in their developmental process as a leader is the concurrent growth of the ability to navigate the politics and multiple interests in... Read More »

Understanding Your Brain Results in Better Collaboration

It happened again…my dog hunted and “captured” a rabbit in our backyard! I have a Basenji, which is a breed from Africa who has hunting instincts, especially rodents. Those hunting instincts are... Read More »

Is Your Company Happy Hour the Key to Success?

You may be thinking to yourself, why would after work happy hour be such an important event to attend? While you may have originally believed it to be vital... Read More »

Beyond the Family Tree of Contracting

By Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth, Program Director, Government Contracts and Acquisition at American Public University

Remember the yellow, No. 2, FaberCastell pencil? It was the American standard for decades of K-12 schools... Read More »

Does Your Resume Say “Hire Me”?

The job market is bouncing back and companies are hiring all across the country, and you need to be ready to hit the ground running.  If you are a... Read More »

Police Officers Need a Second Career Plan

There’s life after police work. A lot of my friends went on to second careers when their police careers ended. Some stayed in the investigations field and became private... Read More »