Specialized Knowledge

Our modern idea of education seems to place all the emphasis on formal classroom training, which means that people forget that education is a lifelong process - and our own responsibility. Continue reading “Specialized Knowledge”…

Chronological and Functional Resume Formats

The chronological resume is the gold standard of formats; it gives your job history in an easy to read format, and it’s the choice of recruiters everywhere. This recession has made many workers rethink their careers and retrain for new ones, and that means that they need a new format to market their skills. Enter the Functional Resume – a way to talk more about what you can do, and less about what you’ve done in the past. Continue reading “Chronological and Functional Resume Formats”…

Three Feet from Gold

Determination plays an important role in every successful person’s career. How determined are you to get a great job? Continue reading “Three Feet from Gold”…

Optimist or Pessimist?

Is your glass half empty or half full? It may matter to your career success more than you think. Scholars have linked optimism to career success in several studies. They also link the quality attachment – your emotional security in the face of change or distress – as an indicator of your effectiveness at work - and perhaps at finding a job. Continue reading “Optimist or Pessimist?”…

@work Vacation Planner

Summer is almost here, and since most of us will be taking some time off, it seems like a good time for a discussion of how to leave your office for an extended period. Theareml tools available to help coworkers and customers know what to do in your absence, and ways to help the team cope better while you’re gone. Continue reading “@work Vacation Planner”…