Passion Need Not Apply

Passion Need Not Apply

When providing an informational interview for a young professional recently I repeatedly heard her describe her “passion” to do this and her “passion” for that. What I did not hear, though, were any specific ways in which she could be useful to an organization. Any...

7 Things an Employer Must See in Your Resume

7 Things an Employer Must See in Your Resume

Yet another application submitted – and yet another rejection, followed by more disappointment. And not because of typos or resume formatting issues; not due to a lack of experience or education – but because the resume simply did not stand out from the hundred others...

Military to Civilian Transition: Social Networking Tools

Military to Civilian Transition: Social Networking Tools

Transitioning from military to civilian life is overwhelming in every aspect. As a former military spouse, I witnessed the struggle my husband faced, which also affected our transition as a family. Deciding where to live, financial instability, changes in medical...

Your Interview: Don’t Waste Time Waiting

Your Interview: Don’t Waste Time Waiting

When you are sitting in that waiting room, waiting for your interview to start, it's easy to just spend that time checking your email, fiddling with your tie, or chew on your nails. But that's not the best use of your time because you are in a perfect location to...

Networking Tips & Myths to Build Connections

Networking Tips & Myths to Build Connections

If you find that the word “networking” makes you want to run in the other direction, you are not alone. Many people are intimidated by the thought of networking. But what if your current reservations about networking are incorrect? Abandoning those beliefs could...

Job Interviewing Tips for the Extravert

Job Interviewing Tips for the Extravert

If you’re an extravert then meeting new people and engaging in conversation comes naturally to you. This can be a huge benefit when the time comes for interviewing but there are a few tips you should know in order to use your personality to help your interview rather...

Can Email Etiquette Affect Your Job Search?

Can Email Etiquette Affect Your Job Search?

Most of us use email so often now it’s like we were born doing it. I’ll admit when I chat to my friends over email I don’t always construct a complete, grammatically correct and spelling-error free piece of writing. I use abbreviated web phrases like ‘Lol’ or ‘Brb’...

Numbers Speak Louder than Words

Numbers Speak Louder than Words

We’ve all heard the phrase “actions speak louder than words.” Well, when it comes to resumes, “numbers speak louder than words.” When you start changing your resume to be achievement based rather than duty based, a great thing to focus on is quantifiable experience....

The Interview: Differences Between Charisma and Arrogance

The Interview: Differences Between Charisma and Arrogance

One of the reasons the job search process is so difficult for many is that it forces the individual to talk about themselves. They must be able to highlight their accomplishments and abilities through every step of the process. For many, knowing where to draw the line...

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