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”

4 Hacks For Job Searching on LinkedIn

If you are looking for a job and aren’t using LinkedIn, you are making a mistake.  Now to be clear, I don’t work for LinkedIn and I’m not trying to sell you on their services, so this comes from an unbiased place.  But LinkedIn is basically a professional version of Facebook and if you’ve readContinue reading “4 Hacks For Job Searching on LinkedIn”

Is Your Workplace Toxic?

For someone who is working in a toxic workplace, they may not even realize it because it’s something they deal with on an everyday basis and have become accustomed to.  It’s only when they leave that they realize the horse poop they’ve had to deal with.  I’m not just talking about having to stay atContinue reading “Is Your Workplace Toxic?”

The 3 Best Ways to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables

There’s a certain point after a child starts eating solid food that they realize, “Hey, wait a minute, broccoli doesn’t taste so great.”  I’m not sure if these toddlers have a meeting and decide one day that they are just going to stop eating vegetables, but one day they’re loving them and the next, it’sContinue reading “The 3 Best Ways to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables”

Is Giving Two Weeks’ Notice Necessary?

You’re all ready to quit your job and planned out everything you’re going to say to your boss and your coworkers. You even decided to go the extra step and write a letter of resignation.  The question you ask yourself though, before you get the ball rolling is, “Do I need to give two weeks’Continue reading “Is Giving Two Weeks’ Notice Necessary?”

Helpful Hints For the Thank You Email After an Interview

You had a great interview and are excited about the potential job.  You’re eager to send a Thank You note to the person who interviewed you; but when should you send it?  24 hours? 48 hours? The same day? What should you say? How long should it be? First, take a deep breath.  It mayContinue reading “Helpful Hints For the Thank You Email After an Interview”

At What Age Should You Encourage Your Child To Start Working?

Thinking about putting your kid to work already huh?  For some reason I’m reminded of comedian Sebastian Maniscalco talking about how his dad told him to get a job at 8 years old.  I’d probably say 8 is a little young for a first, but those old school Italians didn’t fool around.  There are aContinue reading “At What Age Should You Encourage Your Child To Start Working?”

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”

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”