Jobs to Retire

Stop Writing Your Resume!

Are you looking for a new job, career or to transition careers? Have you been talking to family and friends, cruising the internet, worked on your resume, and explored working with career or life coaches? The path can be lengthy, but you can succeed in building a new, successful career. Most of the people I visit with start their journey with developing a resume (or…

A Tale of Two Job Seekers–Changing Careers

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting with two similarly situated job seekers. They had similar experience, backgrounds, education and resumes. Each had a handful of years of experience, and both determined that they had chosen the wrong profession. In other words, both candidates were seeking to change careers without the experience or resume fodder necessary to enter a new field. In fact, neither candidate…

Is Flattery a Lost Art or a Workplace Don’t?

Once again those Human Resource Managers are: Trying to keep us from stubbing our toes Eliminating the last bit of free speech we have left Acting to keep every individual from being offended None of the above Well, I may be using a little poetic license (aka slightly exaggerating in a poor attempt to be humorous). But trying to compliment a person in the workplace…

43 Answers to One Typical Interview Question

Job boards, eBooks, and books in print are filled with sample interview questions and answers. And every once in a blue moon when the mood strikes, I read sample interview questions and make up silly, snarky or sassy answers. What, you mean you never do this? Well, it must be another one of those nerdy things I do. Today, however, I am going to give…