5 Soft Skills That Will Help You Advance Your Career

Education, credentials, and technical skills are critical to both finding a job and advancing in your career. Companies want to know you can take on the responsibilities of the job and meet their needs. Degrees tell them you have been trained for a career, but it takes more than technical skills to maximize your value… Read More »

Tips for Differentiating Yourself From Other Candidates

Employers are looking for specific skills and experience when interviewing candidates for a job opening. But what if several candidates meet all of the requirements? How does the hiring manager decide which of them stands out from the rest of the job seekers? Of course, having the skill set to do the job well is… Read More »

Interview Tips for Industrial Workers

Candidates for industrial jobs must go into a job interview with the same preparation and mindset as any other profession. It’s worth mentioning that because some applicants have the mistaken idea that some so-called blue collar jobs (a general labor position, for instance) don’t need to be taken seriously since they don’t require any special… Read More »

Resumes That Get Results

Most of us know how to write a resume. But how can you get the resume read when the screener has received 200+ resumes? The key is to write a resume that can be read in 30 seconds. Have your contact information clearly visible at the top of your resume. This should include: your name… Read More »

What Not to Wear to an Interview 1

We all try and put our best foot forward for an interview. But could you be guilty of one of these fashion faux pas? Chewing gum during the interview. You thought you could hold it to the side or hide it under your tongue. But once you get comfortable you find you are back to… Read More »