Resume Building 101

Ah, the mighty resume.  If you thought it was merely an insignificant piece of paper, you thought wrong! The resume is your one chance to display…


The Art of the Perfect First Impression

It is commonly suggested that an employer will make a firm hiring decision based on their judgment of your character in the first 20 to 30 seconds of…


Not Just a Summer Job... The Start of Your Career!

Ah, the first day of summer.  Summertime is often found synonymous with such notions as pool days, curling up in a hammock with a good book, and lazy…


Another Job Rejection? Here's What Might Be Going Wrong

In a perfect world, we would get an offer job on position we applied for.  In an almost-perfect world, for the positions we didn't receive, we would…


Nervous for Your Interview? Relax! (But not too much...)

In any given compilation of advice on interview success, you will likely find suggestions along the lines of “Relax! Just be yourself and have a good…


Is It Really About Who You Know, Not What You Know?

Whether you are a new grad trying desperately to gain your footing in Corporate America, or you are a seasoned professional in between jobs or…


Job Advice for New Grads

If you are one of the proud graduates of the Class of 2012 that recently crossed over from being a mere "student" to now a "job seeker" hungry to…


How Might Your Emails be Sabotaging Your Job Search?

When consumed by a job hunt, it is easy to exhaust your attention to detail on the obvious job search tools, such as your resume, cover letter, and…


Extracurriculars: What to Put on Your Resume and What to Leave Off

As you march across the stage to seize your shiny new diploma and ride off into the sunset of your bright post-grad future, it is important to…


How to Stand Out from Other Online Resumes

It can be difficult enough to get your resume to stand out from the dozens of other 8.5 by 11 sheets of Times New Roman font sitting atop the hiring…