There’s a lot of resume advice out there — and some of it conflicting. Which makes it pretty hard for you, the job seeker, to know what to do. Should you stick to the one-page format, or is it OK to veer onto the second page? Will a creative resume catch the eye of a [...]
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As we quickly approach 2014, many readers of this column may find themselves caught in a career conundrum.
Instinctively, you feel that a change is needed, but you just can’t pinpoint what your next career move should be. If rewards and fulfillment are missing from your current career, rest assured, you’re not alone. Many people wonder [...]
I’ll talk about how to leverage that college major to enhance your career—even if you want a career in a different field.
Inevitably, some people will choose a college major that has nothing to do with the career they want. In my experience, finding career bliss has a lot to do with using your innate talents [...]
They’re young, hip, smart … and crying in their parents’ basements. Thirty-six percent of Millennials–otherwise known as Generation Y, which includes those born in the early 1980s to the early 2000s–were living with mom and dad last year, according to a report by Pew Research Center. Those 21.6 million people represent the highest share of [...]
This fall, college graduates of the class of 2013 who have been lucky enough to find a job will go to work instead of going back to school. That will be a rude awakening for some of them.
Fall used to mean new classes, new ideas, new friends and challenges, and a chance to reset your [...]