One of the things I was most surprised by when I got into the jobs business over a decade ago was the prevalence and practice of age discrimination in hiring right here in the USA. Oh, sure... we're not like some overseas markets where job ads explicitly demand youth, or a particular gender, or beauty(!), in the applicant, but there it is...
After two years of unemployment, Rob Smith was sad and scared to return to work. You may be too. Although it’s surprising to hear, psychologists and career experts say Smith is more the norm than the exception.
First impressions count, and your first 90 days will leave an indelible impression on your new organization. Make your first review a winner.
Think carefully about how a job would contribute to your career before accepting.
The right resume can boost a salary offer if it boasts a killer summary statement, doesn't undersell or exaggerate, and its proprietor nails the interview.
The secret to reaching the C-level is to extend the skills you've honed as a functional specialist into a position of general leadership across disciplines.
Older candidates aren't the only ones who worry about how they're perceived by employers. Younger candidates for senior positions can take a few steps to raise their credibility.
Understanding your cover letter’s electronic journey will give you an edge when matching wits with automated applicant tracking systems.
It all starts with your imagination. Think through more than one method for every action you take. When you think in multiples, you step out of your comfort zone and into new opportunities.