Earlier this week, I overheard a colleague saying they had just learned about photos on resumes, and were surprised that they’re now “a thing.” Although I’ve known about photos on resumes for a while, my colleague’s recent comment got me more curious about them. In this post, I'll reveal the truth about photos on resumes.... Continue Reading →
Do you need a kick-start for making a change in your life? How about a leg-up toward reaching a goal? Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be, by the aspirational Rachel Hollis, is the book for you. This 2018 best-seller... Continue Reading →
The hottest jobs for 2019 grads are in the IT sector. Growth in this sector also brings opportunities for people without IT technical skills.
Being strategic about the contact info on your resume, including your address, email, phone numbers and social media handles, can help you get the job.
Some days it's pretty much impossible to take a lunch break. A deadline or big project might take priority. But on an average, calm workday, many people who want to take a lunch break often don’t. Who’s being prevented from taking their breaks the most? Millennials. Although this demographic will make up over 75 per... Continue Reading →
Yesterday I caught a video on Money Magazine’s Instagram feed that suggested I was living under a rock if I hadn’t heard of a new music artist and his hit song with over 70 million views on YouTube. And, apparently, I was, because I hadn’t yet heard the song Old Town Road by rapper/country music... Continue Reading →
A trip to the tropics. An urban getaway. An escape to the cottage. Or a staycation in your hometown. No matter how you spend your vacation time, it’s important to step away from the daily grind to refresh, recharge and reset. I just got back from a trip to Mexico so I totally understand the... Continue Reading →
Tell employers what you bring to the table in an easy-to-digest relevant skills section at the top of your resume.
In many of the places I’ve worked, part of the annual review process involved evaluating my performance related to different skills and characteristics on a rating scale. Sometimes I ranked myself, or my manager evaluated me, or my peers and dotted-line managers provided ratings. Based on my experience, I would have never imagined that gender... Continue Reading →