Do Employers Still Care About Cover Letters?

Yes, they do! Many candidates pay less attention to their cover letters because they feel cover letters are outdated and a waste of time. If there is anybody less likely to read a cover letter...

Tools and Tips to Better Proofread Your Resume and Cover Letter

A resume riddled with spelling and grammar errors will impress nobody. Think you’re immune? There is a good chance you aren’t: According to CareerBuilder, 58 percent of employers commonly dismiss candidates because their resumes...

Leaders, Do You Have Commitment Issues?

Have you ever gotten frustrated because you didn’t hit a goal you had set for yourself? I’m betting you have. It happens to even the best leaders from time to time. When something doesn’t happen or...

Great Job Performance Won’t Make You a Good Manager

  In many organizations, promotions into management are based on little else beyond good job performance and tenure. However, being great at one’s job doesn’t necessarily mean that a person will be a good manager....

Out of Sync? Build a Better Relationship with your Hiring Managers

According to a recent snapshot of the recruiting industry by WANTED Analytics, the escalating demand for technical recruiters exceeds the current supply. My guess is most of these IT and engineering recruitment specialists are...

This One Detail Could Totally Transform Your Resume

People tend to leave one crucial detail out of their resumes: their results! However, including this detail could totally transform your resume and make it much more effective. Don’t sell yourself short. Give your results a...

How to Nail Your First Day on the Job

  At last, the hard part is over! You’ve finally secured a job after a long search period. Next up is how to settle in and make a good first impression at your new workplace. Nervous?...

How to Start – or Change – Your Career on the Right Foot

In May and June, million of graduates threw their caps in the air, rejoicing at the completion of their college degrees. After four years of hitting the books, now it’s time to find a...

Dear Graduates: Get Ready to Take Risks, Prove Your Passion, and Learn Fast

  Many people spend their childhoods confidently answering the question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” When we respond, we do so unconstrained and driven by passion. We typically answer with...

Should You Add a Photo to Your Resume?

  Recently, I’ve started regularly receiving a question I hadn’t heard much before: “Should I put my photo on my resume?” It’s a great question! If you’ve wondered the same thing, you’re not alone. Many resume...