Category Archives: YouTern

What are Irrelevant Jobs? Which Should You Leave off Your Resume?

irrelevant jobs

A resume is a marketing document that quickly shows a potential employer how you are a fit for their job. It is not a personal or career biography.

To determine which irrelevant jobs in your past to leave off your resume, consider this…   

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LinkedIn Profile Views: Where Are Yours Coming From (And Why Does it Matter)?

profile views

You get profile views (like potential customers stopping into your store) each and every day.

So why not take these visits seriously? Then engage in a conversation with at least some of your visitors?   

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Lighten the Mood With a Little Workplace Haiku [Infographic]

workplace haiku

Sometimes your job just wears you down. You may love what you do, but the day-to-day grind takes its toll.

This infographic from CashNetUSA takes a light-hearted look at some of the more stressful workplace situations by converting them to Haiku…


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Just in Time for Monday: 20 Ways to Create an Energy Boost [Infographic]

energy boost

Well… crap! It’s Monday again.

The truth is, even if you love what you do, sometimes just pulling yourself out of bed when the Monday alarm clock beckons requires a special kind of energy boost…   

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Professional Rejection: Turning Negative into Nitro Fuel for Success

professional rejection

The truth is that I’ve experienced more professional rejection this year than I have in my entire career.

Recognizing that made me realize a couple of things…   

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Wait! Don’t Start Your Job Search with a Resume Update

another resume update

I have said this before, and I am going to say it again: I despise resumes.  They are historical.  They state what you’ve done, not what you can do and not necessarily what you want to do next.

In today’s search for work, it is a waste of time to do another resume update without a job posting to specifically target…   

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