Finding the fun in your job search

Finding the fun in your job search
Job search. Not your favorite pastime, I’m sure. For many, it consists of “unfun” (and even dreaded) action steps such as writing your resume, networking, doing research, and interviewing. So, let’s make it easier on yourself. I have a – related – personal example for you. When it comes to exercising, I refuse to go ...

10 ways to condense your resume without losing value

10 ways to condense your resume without losing value
In a culture dominated by short Facebook posts and cryptic tweets, we all face enormous pressure to communicate ever more briefly. When it comes to resumes, recent trends have lowered preferred lengths to 2-3 pages. If your resume is long, how can you possibly condense it without losing value? As a certified and award-winning resume writer, ...

The five deadliest resume mistakes (& how to fix them)

The five deadliest resume mistakes (& how to fix them)
“The biggest problem most job-seekers run into is that the rules for job search have changed dramatically in the past half-decade. People looking for jobs, whether they’re working or not, don’t know how to proceed. It used to be easy to get a new job. These days the process is a million times more complicated, ...

Some fun for your Friday job search

Some fun for your Friday job search
  It’s been a long week, and we’re all in need of a good laugh to start into this sunny weekend. If the job search is getting you down, turn that smile around and get a dose of laughter with the Top 10 Gifs for your Job Search, compiled by PGi. Take a browse through ...

5 mobile apps that give your job search wings

5 mobile apps that give your job search wings
More and more people are applying for jobs via their smartphones. In late 2012, PepsiCo reported that 90 percent of people clicked on their job-related emails using a smartphone! As companies seek out candidates with broader tech-savvy skill sets, Career Bliss’ Ritika Trikha is predicting a rush of companies moving towards mobile-friendly job application sites. ...

It’s past go-time: Your last-minute guide to looking for a summer job with little or no experience

It’s past go-time: Your last-minute guide to looking for a summer job with little or no experience
So you’re all done the stress of papers and exams, and you’re in the clear to relax – only you’re not, because now you have to start the drudgery of looking for a summer job. Boo. Fortunately, you have some help. There are lots of jobs still available for university students (you can find lots ...

10 career lessons from Disney heroes

10 career lessons from Disney heroes
As kids, Disney films taught us lessons about life. From the princesses to the lions to the toys, each movie teaches something new about our reaching our dreams. Now that we’re grown up, we can still learn a lot from our favorite Disney stories. Many of these lessons can even be applied to the job ...