Figuring out your transferrable skills helps to envision yourself in another job

Figuring out your transferrable skills helps to envision yourself in another job
Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or making a 180-degree turn in your career path, it is important to figure out what skills you can bring to a new position. You can learn a lot from a university degree, everything from research and analysis to thinking outside the box and communication ...

Can a beautiful design make your resume stand out?

Can a beautiful design make your resume stand out?
People are experimenting with resumes more and more to make themselves stand out from the mass of job applicants – and it’s not such a bad idea, according to Mashable‘s Dani Fankhauser. “Companies are always looking for candidates who will go the extra mile, and your resume is literally your first point of contact — ...

Getting creative with your resume

Getting creative with your resume
When you look at your resume, does it make you want to fall asleep? Can you hear the crickets chirping in the background? In today’s tech-savvy & “there’s an app for that” culture, it can only be to your advantage to test out some innovative and creative resume styles. While you may not want to ...

How to use weird interview questions to your advantage

How to use weird interview questions to your advantage
Some time ago, I was interviewed by the website MainStreet.com for a story about weird interview questions. Subsequently, they invited me to come to their offices to record some of my answers. As I explained, my favorite question is, “In what direction would you run if there was a fire at work?” Some people respond ...