Michelle Hawley

Michelle Hawley

Michelle Hawley

Michelle Hawley Michelle Hawley is a writer, blogger and Point Park University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing. She focuses mainly on career and marketing topics, as well as funny quips about cats. She enjoys writing fictional stories in her free time.

Articles by Michelle Hawley

Do You Have What It Takes to be Successful?

Check out the traits you need to succeed.

Questions That Successful People Ask Themselves

Ask yourself critical questions on the way to success.

Lessons You Learn from a Job You Hate

5 lessons you can learn from a horrible job.

10 Skills that Look Great on Any Resume

Showcase these on your resume and increase your chances of getting the interview.

Read Your Way to the Top

You can never get enough information on how to better your career, no matter what industry you're in.

How Often Should You Be Changing Jobs?

Have you been in the same position for too long?

Maybe It’s Time to Start Thinking Small

The big advantages I found working at a smaller company.

What’s your leadership style?

Becoming a great leader can be as simple as adapting the right style.

Is Pursuing Your Dream Career Worth It?

How to decide whether you should quit your day job to follow your dreams.

What To Do When Your Career Isn’t Panning Out

Create a plan of action for when your current career just isn’t cutting it.


8 Things On Your Resume That Annoy Hiring Managers

Avoid these resume techniques and phrases that annoy hiring managers.

How Body Language Can Help You Ace An Interview

Don’t rely on words alone—let body language help you get that job.

Tips For Redoing Your Resume When Switching Career Paths

Fine tune your resume for the job you want, not the job you have.

Making That Great First Impression

The first step to nailing an interview is making a great first impression.

Common Mistakes To Avoid While Networking

Get the most out of your networking experience by avoiding these common mistakes.

How To Build Your Personal Brand

Creating a great personal brand could be exactly what you need to get your foot in the door.

8 Reasons You Are Getting Rejected

Learn why you could have lost out on that open job position.

5 Excuses You’re Using To Put Off Your Job Search

Stop making excuses, and start being proactive with your job search.

How To Spot A Bad Boss During An Interview

Learn how to spot a poor boss during an interview to weed out bad job offers.

Are You Over-Preparing For Your Interview?

When these sound interview tips are taken too far, your chances of getting the job suffer.

8 Tips For Job Hunters Over 50

Use these tips to get the best results out of your job hunting experience.


10 interview questions you should expect, and how to answer

Preparing for interview questions should be a big part of your job search. You need to do your pre-interview work and research to be able to knock these questions out of the park when a hiring manager asks them.

Biggest Interview Mistakes Recent College Grads Make

Recent grads, get ahead of the curve by avoiding these interview mistakes.

Ways to Use Social Media to Find a Job

Utilize your social media accounts to help you in your job search.

6 Apps to Use During Your Job Search

Get back up to speed on your job search by trying out these useful apps.