Work from Home. Really.

The idea of working for home is very attractive, but it's hard to find jobs that pay well and aren't multi-level marketing plans. For $14.95 a month or $49.95 a year, FlexJobs claims to save you the time and energy spent digging for the "real" jobs buried below scams and ads. Continue reading “Work from Home. Really.”…

My Next Move

My Next Move (www.mynextmove.gov) is an easy-to-use electronic tool that enables users to explore occupations and find related information, including job openings, job outlook information, salaries, apprenticeships, and other related education and training programs. Continue reading “My Next Move”…

15 Minutes to Better Interviews

He starts out by saying “I’ve lost count of the number of times I really wanted to halt an interview and provide coaching to a job candidate.” He’s seen too many candidates blow their chances at great jobs, not because of their skills, but because they haven’t mastered the basics of interviewing well. Continue reading “15 Minutes to Better Interviews”…

Five Essential Pieces of Research

Here are five pieces of essential research you should do before you interview with a company. Continue reading “Five Essential Pieces of Research”…

Social Media and Your Job Search Part 1

To Facebook or not to Facebook? That is the question. How does social networking fit into your regular networking – and how is it different? If you’re not on social media sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, you’re missing a lot. Continue reading “Social Media and Your Job Search Part 1”…