The pursuit of personal success is seductive, but it can consume you when you always want more. By all counts and measures, the desire to be successful is deep within our psyches. At the dawn of human civilization, during the time of untreatable epidemics and short life spans, success meant simply surviving. As humans became more sophisticated, the meaning of success transformed into indicators we could actually quantify: things like building a business, achieving artistic greatness, or changing the world.
The job market is becoming increasingly competitive. As millennials start to take over the workforce, more and more people are getting a college education. What’s more, the gig economy is expanding and forever changing how people work and how companies hire.
So how does one even start to plan their career strategy?
You’ve decided what positions you want to highlight in your resume, and you’ve decided how you want to describe each position. You’re ready to get writing. But even if you’re the most qualified person for the job, you might not get the position if you make one of these resume-killing mistakes. Make sure potential employers don’t question you by watching for these 8 resume red flags.
Sometimes, staying motivated can seem like it requires a superhuman effort. But it doesn’t have to.
Self-motivation is often simply a matter of cultivating the proper mindset, as shown in this infographic from Bellvue Students…
You finally get a chance to interview with key decision makers with the company of your dreams. Are you ready to make the right moves before, during and after the interview? Are you ready to provide the perfect job interview follow up?
Exceptional candidates know effective job interview follow up continues well after the interview!
We sound much more confident if we lead with our first and last name and then ask for the person. Yes, it’s a subtle move and takes up one percent of phone calls. Still, a proper introduction sets the tone.