When it comes to job searching, what is important to you? Whether money, work/life balance, money or geography is most important in your book, figuring out what is important to you and the ability to explain and market this to others is crucial for fresh job seekers.   I spoke with Barb Poole, the President of Hire Imaging, LLC, and a […]

Scott Adams is most well known for his wildly popular workplace comic, Dilbert, which now appears in over 2000 newspapers worldwide, but you may not know that Adams is also an entertaining and motivational writer. After stumbling on his blog a few months ago, I had to add his 2013 book, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big […]

According to a recent report by Jobvite, sixty percent of job seekers are equally or more optimistic about finding a new job based on what they saw in 2014. Whether looking for a first job, or looking to make a career move, it is important to have a business card in hand every step of the way. Business cards are […]

Public speaking is one of the most important skills that job seekers can have, but you may not realize how closely linked public speaking is with interviewing. The Three Commandments of Public Speaking at the heart of my approach in The Best Public Speaking Book are directly applicable to interview success. Here are the three commandments of public speaking along with their relevance […]

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 […]