How to do your interview preparation

How to do your interview preparation
A much larger extent of our communication is done via our body language, than what we say. For this reason, it pays to brush up on your non-verbal communication skills prior to attending an interview. How you come across is as important as what you say; your behaviour speaks volumes about your character. Any interviewer ...

Top 5 barriers to job or contact referrals in a job search

Top 5 barriers to job or contact referrals in a job search
Why is it that some people seem to have “all the luck?” Here you’ve been, slogging away at a focused job search for weeks, months, or even years, yet certain contacts in your circles just seem to “pop” between jobs with nary a blink of the eye with little or no “downtime” in between. Say ...

Five common (easily avoided) job interview mistakes

Five common (easily avoided) job interview mistakes
Are you just starting a job search? Or have you been struggling to find a new job and need to identify ways to improve your interviewing techniques? Most people go through a lot of hard work to identify potential positions, prepare a resume, and set up interviews. The following list includes five common mistakes job ...

12 college experiences your resume needs

12 college experiences your resume needs
  See original article on YouTern, posted July 23, 2013, by Kirk Baumann

11 pieces of career advice that go 95 per cent ignored

11 pieces of career advice that go 95 per cent ignored
Take the Advice No matter how many times mentors say them, there are pieces of advice – golden nuggets of been-there-done-that wisdom – that no one (okay, almost no one) ever follows. Not the clichés you see every day like “Become a morning person.” Or the false-positive, affirmation-ridden stuff like “Make someone happy… with a ...

50 tips to get your resume read

50 tips to get your resume read
  By Wes Weiler, Published on New Grad Life So you’ve found a job posting for your dream position. Now what? The job search can be a frustrating process, but it’s also a time full of possibility and potential. Each new listing is a chance for an exciting new opportunity. But once you’ve found a ...