Woman Learning New Job Search Skills

  49 Benefits To Hiring An Older Skilled Worker Do you know the 49 Benefits Of Hiring An Older Worker. It has been said “the older you get the wiser you are”. It has also been said “that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. These adages are nice to recite but do any…

From CNN Money: “Working, but Still Poor”

Empty pockets

  Editor’s Note: In this recent article from CNN Money, it is reported that millions of Americans are currently working up to 70 hours a week and still aren’t making enough money to support their families. Because of low-paying, minimum wage jobs, many people are working two jobs and are relying on federal government benefits. The fight for a minimum…

COMMON SENSE ABOUT RESUMES

White Keyboard with Send Resume Button.

A number of recent articles, including one in the New York Times, “Can I Hire Someone to Write My Résumé and Cover Letter?” by the Ethicist, question whether you should write your own resume -presumably to show off your writing skills – or whether you ought to hire someone to do it. Since I regularly write…

Springing Forward to Insomnia?

If you feel groggy or tired this week (especially Monday Morning), you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, as many as 30-35% of adults could suffer from temporary insomnia which can be caused by the start of Daylight Savings Time. In fact, the day following the start of Daylight Savings Time has been…

How to Thrive In a Phone Interview (pt. 2)

   “Innovative Phone Interview Tips” Register Here for the Webinar  (Read Part 1 of Article Here) How to Thrive In a Phone Interview (pt. 2) Prepare Your Responses Phone interviews follow a similar pattern of questioning with the purpose of screening you out of consideration. Below is a list of questions most phone interviewers ask.…