Best Colors to Wear to An Interview

As if you didn't have enough to worry about while deciding between striped ties or plain, pant suits or skirts, hair up or hair down, etc., one more…


Evaluating the Importance of Employee Benefits

So you just got done jumping up and down after the hiring manager from your last interview called to say you nailed it and they are offering you the…


Are PDA's Wreaking Havoc on the Work-Life Balance?

For many people, there is no distress more strong, no angst more poignant, than the separation anxiety one feels when they realize their iPhone or…


Networking 101: Using LinkedIn as a Jobseeker

If you are an individual who is either unemployed, or employed but looking for a change in company or career, I'm hoping you have already been…


Twitter for the Unemployed: How to Tweet Your Way to a Job

Skeptics have been keeping a watchful eye on social media for some time now, scrutinizing its value, potential, and staying power.  One of the…


Your Most Important First Impression: The Receptionist

Whether you are walking through a company's doors for a sales pitch, an interview, or a scheduled meeting, it can be easy to overlook a VERY…


The Importance of a Handshake

For some people, a handshake at the end of an interview, meeting, or other business interaction is simply an act of courtesy.  Just a "talk to you…


The Pros and Cons of Coffee: What You Should Know Before You Pour that Cup of Joe

For many of us, the cornerstone of our breakfast each day is not bacon, toast, eggs, or Belgian waffles; no, the real foundation of any productive…


What NOT to Put On Your Resume

A resume is like a very particular recipe; there are several key ingredients that it wouldn't be complete without, but if you add even a pinch of…


Is Continued Education Worth its Weight in Textbooks?

It is no coincidence that as the most recent recession took hold, the number of adults diving back into academia for associates degrees, second…