Volunteer

If your job search is going to extend into the new year, here’s a resolution that will make… Continue reading “Volunteer”…

Don’t Quit Your Day Job

For years, many people with varied interests have looked at their mindset as a drawback; they were told that they were scattered, shallow, or not serious. Some wondered if they had attention disorders. Continue reading “Don’t Quit Your Day Job”…

Guest Post: Networking While Unemployed: 5 Critical Tips

If you once thought you had everything figured out, you had all the answers, and you were a winner through and through, welcome to a new reality: one in which you don’t know everything, you have lots to learn, and every social gathering is filled with people who can teach you. Continue reading “Guest Post: Networking While Unemployed: 5 Critical Tips”…

Guest Post: How to Keep Your “Unemployed” Status from Turning Managers Off

The first week that you started looking for a new position, hiring managers may not have even noticed that you were technically unemployed. And they certainly (hopefully) had the common sense not to hold this against you. But if you’ve been on the market for a few months—or years—now, things might be a bit different. Continue reading “Guest Post: How to Keep Your “Unemployed” Status from Turning Managers Off”…

Guest Post: Pushing the Future: Job Prospects for College Grads

There are only a few instances in your life where you feel completely thrilled and utterly terrified at the same time. Skydiving is one of them, and college graduation day is another. College grads are faced with many prospects and overwhelming emotions. There is promise of freedom from final exams and early morning lectures; there are also the looming threats of unemployment, student loan debt, and other "real world" issues. Continue reading “Guest Post: Pushing the Future: Job Prospects for College Grads”…

New Year’s Resolution: Volunteer

If your job search is going to extend into the new year, here’s a resolution that will make a difference: look for a meaningful volunteer job. Volunteering always makes a difference, of course, in the community and for the people nonprofits serve. It’s good to know that you can make a difference to others and make a difference in your job search at the same time. Continue reading “New Year’s Resolution: Volunteer”…