If you want to interview and don’t know how to act, consider this quote from Oscar Wilde:
Generic resumes are often not able to do the job we expect from them. They are too broad in scope and lack the power to grab the attention of someone who has little time to waste in reading all the information crammed into an “experienced” resume.
Your child is off to college, thinking of career paths. You want a major that will lead to a fulfilling, financially stable job, but there’s so much else to explore. Can a future chemist gain insight from a class called “20th Century American History”? Will a film major make use of the lesso…
Working towards our goals can take much effort and determination. It can be frustrating and exhausting at times. We may sometimes feel like giving up. It is not unusual for people to give up and quit right before they are about to succeed.
Sandra Boynton lives on a farm in rural Connecticut. She works out of a converted barn, surrounded by pigs in overalls, frogs wearing cowboy hats, a clutch of bemused chickens and a few skeptical sock puppets.
Any fears and trepidation you have about yourself or the world around you could “stink” up a job interview without your knowing it.
The moment that Janie Taylor had been waiting for all year finally happened.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Community Forklift’s 34,000-square-foot store looks like the treasure chamber of an Egyptian pharaoh’s tomb, if that pharaoh had a penchant for mid-century modern furniture and home repair supplies.
While many of us are gearing up for another school year, it is a good time to remember that there are important lessons to learn both in and outside of the classroom. The key is to pay attention.
Seven-year-old Anaika Datla is in the Half-Pints, and 12-year-old Drew Bradford is in Foodies. Both are students in Willowsford Farm Junior Chefs Academy, which offers cooking classes designed for children.
MONTAUK, New York After four hours at sea aboard a 126-foot vessel off the Long Island shore, the crew of two dozen mariners and scientists started to wonder as they scanned the ocean’s small whitecaps amid a drizzling rain.
DRESSER, Wis. — The workers of the first shift had just finished their morning cigarettes and settled into place when one last car pulled into the factory parking lot, driving past an American flag and a “now hiring” sign. Out came two men, who opened up the trunk, and then out came four car…
There’s a vacancy at NASA, and it may have one of the greatest job titles ever conceived: planetary protection officer.
Three questions, three issues, three perspectives. What’s your take on what each is asking?
Phillip Fuller hoped baseball would get him to college. That was it. As for Jesse Puente, he had no idea.
As our lives become ever more connected, there are so few places we can go to truly be alone anymore.
The resume screening process is done in stages by most HR departments in order to narrow a large stack of them to a smaller, more manageable quantity.
More and more Americans are spending their golden years on the job.
Deciding whether or not to resign from your job can be a very big and hard decision to make. There are many factors to consider along with pros and cons to weigh out.
I didn’t plan to start a baby food company. This business found me.
FREE Orientation: N. Elm Career Center—Jobs on the Outside (J.O.T.O.) — First time at N. Elm St.
She was friendly yet hard to read. Her face smiled. Her eyes didn’t. She seemed guarded, as though she were holding something back. Some saw her cool detachment as a strength, most recognized it as a barrier to her thoughts, and by extension, the thoughts and feelings of others.
“Many run the race but only one gets the prize!”
As a leader, it’s your responsibility to envision and communicate a goal-focused future for your organization; to craft a strategy that has the potential to achieve that future; to empower those best suited to the task with the time and resources necessary to create, implement and execute a …
Whether you are actively hitting job fairs, just landed an interview for your dream job, or you’re hoping to meet some new contacts at the next professional event or networking session, there are things that can make any job seeker successful.Employers today are looking for savvy job candida…