Quick, Easy, and FANCY Home Cooked Meal for The Working Parent

If you’re like me, you probably aren’t a world class chef.  If you are, feel free to move on to the next article because this one is for the Average Joe’s in the kitchen.  Cooking dinner is not that hard of a task believe it or not.  Is it easy to ruin a meal?  Yes,Continue reading “Quick, Easy, and FANCY Home Cooked Meal for The Working Parent”

Your Guide to Answering Difficult Interview Questions If You’re Currently Unemployed

You’ve been out of work for a while, but finally you got that long awaited interview.  You’re probably nervous and excited and wondering what interview questions you should be preparing for.  Whether it’s a phone interview with a recruiter or a Hiring Manager, there are a few questions that you may get asked b yContinue reading “Your Guide to Answering Difficult Interview Questions If You’re Currently Unemployed”

Should You Go Back To School To Get Your Master’s Degree?

It seems like a great idea doesn’t it?  You’re having trouble finding a job so you decide, maybe I’ll pause my job search, go back to school, get a Master’s degree and come out and find a job that will pay me more because I now have a shiny new degree.  I hate to burstContinue reading “Should You Go Back To School To Get Your Master’s Degree?”

Do You Need to Write A Resignation Letter?

So you decided to quit your job?  Congratulations, maybe, depending on your situation.  Hopefully you’re leaving because you got a better job or you’re moving to Fiji to live a relaxing life.  Whatever the case may be, your next thought is “Do I need to write a letter of resignation?”  I’ll cut right to theContinue reading “Do You Need to Write A Resignation Letter?”

How to Know If You’re Joining A Multi-Level Marketing or Pyramid Scheme Company

You’ve probably heard of the show King of Queens starring Kevin James (when he was actually funny) and Leah Remini (when she was actually a Scientologist).  Well there was an episode where Doug gets approached by his neighbor with a great offer to sell water filtration systems and thinks it’s his way to make aContinue reading “How to Know If You’re Joining A Multi-Level Marketing or Pyramid Scheme Company”

Beware of These 3 Job Postings When Looking For a Job

“When something seems too good to be true, it usually is.”  I’m not sure who was the first person to use that phrase, maybe a caveman talking to another caveman about a cavewoman he saw, or the dinosaur to his dinosaur friend about the meteor coming straight for the earth.  Whoever said it, the statementContinue reading “Beware of These 3 Job Postings When Looking For a Job”

Your Guide to Becoming a Volunteer Youth Sports Coach

Believe it or not, having a kid does not automatically qualify you to become a youth sports coach.  That may be shocking for some people, I know, but coaching isn’t just for anyone with a pulse and a kid.  You may be saying to yourself, “But Joe, I’m not getting paid, I’m just going toContinue reading “Your Guide to Becoming a Volunteer Youth Sports Coach”

How Much Does A Recruiting Agency Charge?

Recruiting agencies for job seekers can be both a useful resource and something to stay far away from depending on the situation.  While recruiters don’t work for free, if you are a job seeker, you should NEVER be paying out of pocket to work with a recruiting agency.  According to Crelate.com recruiters typically charge anywhereContinue reading “How Much Does A Recruiting Agency Charge?”

Do You Really Need A LinkedIn Profile Picture?

Is it really necessary to have a profile picture on LinkedIn?  After all, most people don’t include one with their resume right?  The answer to the question is yes, it’s extremely important to have a profile picture on your LinkedIn profile.  Here’s the main reasons why: -To make your profile unique -To make your profileContinue reading “Do You Really Need A LinkedIn Profile Picture?”

4 Things They Aren’t Telling You About Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer is coming, America is slowly getting back to normal, and Americans across the country are checking their calendars to see when they can plan a vacation.  As crazy as it seems, the standard vacation time for a majority of people is two weeks.  Now that excludes business owners (who basically never have a setContinue reading “4 Things They Aren’t Telling You About Unlimited Vacation Time”