As God is my witness, I once dated a man who admitted on our first (and consequently, last) date that his goal in life was to become a professional student. When I asked him to clarify this oxymoron, he explained that he’d hoped to achieve the highest level of education and continue to pile on […]
To be perfectly blunt, the economy looks bleak. American manufacturing jobs sold to foreign corporations, a flailing stock market, and companies paring staff down to the bare minimum: none of this paints a rosy future for job seekers. Those who are pragmatic will craft alternate plans as their idealistic counterparts search desperately for employment […]
It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes only one individual to land a job — and that individual is the job seeker. If this concept seems elementary, as the old song goes, “It ain’t necessarily so.” Recently downsized job candidates as well as those who have been pounding the pavement […]
A tightfisted economy is a strange place to find yourself if you are one of the lucky ones still gainfully employed. A downsized workforce and increasing competition could very well mean that you are shouldering the responsibilities of two or more employees — and expected to do all of them on time and to perfection. […]
My profession as a writer, working for a NJ resume writing service, was heralded by experience encompassing diverse facets of the publishing industry. As I was being interviewed for my first post-college job, my future boss, who had a wonderful reputation in the field, dashed animatedly around his office, pulling books from crammed shelves, precarious […]
In our prior article (In the Company of Strangers – Part One), we outlined the unique challenges facing the self-employed entering the untested waters of seeking a job elsewhere. To wade confidently into this ocean, you will need to apply the very same skills that you applied in establishing your own business!