Here’s an obvious statement for you: we spend a large majority of our time at work (unless you’re lucky enough to work from home). For fashionistas, this means the time that we have to put our style on display is pretty limited to a professional atmosphere. But this of course does not mean that we cannot put our fashion skills […]

In 2011, a guy named Eric Ries wrote a book outlining an approach for methodically creating ambitious projects in an environment filled with uncertainty. This book – and the approach – are called The Lean Startup. Since the book came out, a whole movement has formed around building startups in this lean method. There is a website, meetup groups, spinoff books and […]

Consider what comes to mind when you hear the name of one of America’s most popular beverages: Coca-Cola. Does a picture of the infamous red can and script Coke logo instantly come to mind? Can you almost taste the refreshing sweetness of an ice cold Coke straight from the cooler? Even if you absolutely hate the taste of Coke, the point is […]

Though your master life plan may include consistent employment, life throws you curve balls. For many reasons, there could be stretches of time when you are unemployed: whether you grew weary in your job search and gave up for a while, you graduated from college and took a break from working for a few years while living in your parent’s basement, […]

When you think about interviewing for a job, what most likely comes to mind is a one-time interview, or possibly a few rounds of interviews before you know whether or not you got the job. But what if your interview lasted over three months? Nate Wieser, a Healthcare Sales Executive at ContextMedia, was interviewed for his position for over three […]

In the time that you have between arranging the job interview and sitting down to answer the first question, you have to become the professional persona that you have taken the time and effort to capture in your resume. Divide your time on a two-to-one ratio. For every hour that you spend on the mechanics of preparation-researching the company, your […]

As a kid, what was your answer to the question “what do you want to be when you grow up”? A firefighter? A dancer? An actor? Sometimes our dream jobs end up being what we never would have expected when we were younger. That’s what happened to Gayle Howard, Master Resume Writer and owner of TopMargin.com. “When you’re talking to room of little […]

Job boards can be very hit or miss when it comes to getting a job. You can apply to a job through a job board and never hear from the company, or apply and land your dream job. Regardless, job boards serve a great purpose: to show you jobs you never would have known about in the first place and […]

How you come across at the office depends on many factors, one of which is something you probably spend the most time on in the morning: your hair. Looking for something different? Try these 11 stylish business casual hairstyles. 1. Low Chignon Show you mean business with the sleek low-chignon, a style very much in vogue. Work a hazelnut-sized amount […]

“It IS absolutely possible to get your dream job.” Laura DeCarlo, President and Executive Director of Career Directors International, confirmed that getting your dream job is indeed something you can achieve,  with one stipulation: “you have to know how to market yourself on paper, in the job search and in person.” DeCarlo started writing while working on her graduate degree […]