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, ...

10 mistakes to avoid as you start your summer job

10 mistakes to avoid as you start your summer job
A summer job is a great place to build connections, future references, and even land yourself a job post-graduation! So it’s important to leave a good impression on your employers. What can you do to make sure you do? Glassdoor has a list of 10 mistakes you can avoid as you start your summer job.  ...

Six real-life cover letter blunders to avoid

Six real-life cover letter blunders to avoid
“I’m married and at the present time, live in a farm located on the countryside … from where I attend to my clients online, grow organic vegetables and raise my two small daughters.” The quotation above is an example of one of six cover letter blunders listed in Careeralism’s “6 Real-Life Cover Letter Blunders to ...

6 thank-you note mistakes to avoid

6 thank-you note mistakes to avoid
Thank-you notes are an important follow-up step in the post-interview process. If there are a lot of applicants for a job, writing a thank-you note makes you stand out as someone who does not see this as one of many opportunities, but something you are truly interested in and devoted to. This being said, the ...

The biggest start-up mistakes I’m happy I made

The biggest start-up mistakes I'm happy I made
  Written by J. T. O’Donnell, Founder & CEO of CAREEREALISM.com and Creator & Coach at CareerHMO.com Twelve years ago when I entered my current profession, I didn’t set out to own a company. Even five years ago, I wasn’t thinking I’d ever start a business beyond my one-person consultancy. But, here I am. Along ...