Career Management Lessons from a TV Show?

Believe it or not, you can learn valuable career management lessons from television shows. The lessons come in two flavors: good and bad. Good or Bad Career Management Lessons Successful TV shows can go on for years and remain popular with many viewers. Other shows limp out of the starting-gate and fall on their face […]

Technology Advances and Job Search Change

If you still plan and conduct your job searches the same way you did 10-15 years ago, you probably aren’t getting the traction you used to back then. Some things never change, while others seem to change every time you turn around. If you don’t see the need for significant change in your job search […]

Staffing Services in Your Job Search

Whether you call them staffing services, employment services or something else, does the use of staffing services in your job search make good sense? That depends (you knew I was going to say that, right?). In some circumstances, such agencies can be a useful tool when used in conjunction with other, stronger job search techniques. […]

You’re a Really OLD Job Seeker!

Okay, so the title is a somewhat hokey bid to get your attention, but it does point to a situation that everyone really needs to be aware of. As I’ve said before, we all know age discrimination in the workplace is illegal, and we also know it happens–probably more often than you would like to […]

Top 10 Overused Words in LinkedIn Profiles and Resumes

“Top 10” lists are a popular topic for many content authors, both online and offline. Taken with the proverbial grain of salt, they can provide useful insights. What’s the grain of salt? Such lists can sometimes be just glib recitations that don’t do more than state what should be obvious or that make claims not […]