LinkedIn is a fabulous resource for job hunters. Whether you want to search through jobs, look up employers or join groups relevant to your field, LinkedIn is a great site to use. One of the neatest things about LinkedIn is employers can reach out to you in a message if they are interested in having you work for them. This […]

Sometimes, the most difficult thing about going to work in the morning is not getting out of bed, but deciding what to wear for the day. With so many options and outfit combinations in your closet, putting together an ensemble can take quite some time. One of the most important parts of your outfit is likely the last element you […]

If you’re a college students and you’ve just come up with a great idea for a blog that you want to start (or maybe you’re still looking for one?), you’re probably wondering “what’s next?” Where do you get started building a network of followers, partners, and fans? How can you get readers onto your site? I asked two of my […]

Unlimited time off, full benefits, ping-pong and a fridge fully stocked with beer and Red Bull: welcome to Hireology. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Hireology helps companies organize their hiring process and hire better people through a unique web-based process. A company that drinks its own Kool-Aid, Hireology also uses its methods to hire the best candidates for their company. I spoke with the Director […]

When it first came out, Sheryl Sandberg got a lot of positive and negative press around her book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Some critics said that it came off as elitist, insensitive to women who work full time in the home, and even contradictory. While there’s certainly an argument to be made for all those points, the book gets […]

As an upcoming or fresh graduate ready to transition into the professional world, one of your best resources is your university campus career center. Career centers offer you advice, workshops, resume reviews and one-on-one meetings to get you prepared for any aspect of your job search. I spoke with Jill Marateck, the marketing and communications coordinator from Drexel University’s Steinbright […]

“It’s all about who you know.” Many job seekers despise this statement, but oftentimes you will find that the job you end up with came as a result of someone you knew. Networking could not be more important in the job seeking world. I spoke with Randall Hansen, the founder and webmaster of Quintessential Careers, and much of his advice involved insight into the […]

Resume writing is an area where young professionals often struggle. There is a ton of advice out there and you can even hire a professional service to do it for you, but at the end of the day, it’s probably in your best interest to focus on doing just a few of the most essential things right rather than try doing […]

As Rob Sullivan was finishing college, he began applying for jobs in Chicago, New York, and Minneapolis, but his big target was Leo Burnett, one of the world’s top advertising agencies. “Like hundreds of my classmates, I competed for one of the coveted spots on the interview schedule when the Burnett recruiter came to campus. I did well enough that […]

As 2014 draws to a close and we enter a new year, it’s time to think about what we hope to accomplish again. I love new years because they feel like a clean slate. Everything I did that wasn’t great last year is the past and the coming 365 days are full of possibilities. Anything feels possible! 1. Learn a new skill […]