Build Your Knowledge by Reading More

Reading is one of the most fundamental ways that we learn. Along with speaking and writing, reading is another form of communication that is very much taken for granted in our society. Having a high-level literacy skill can increase our workplace opportunities exponentially! One of the easiest ways to learn more is simply by reading

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7 Steps to Starting a WordPress Blog (And Build Your Experience)

Creating and maintaining a blog is one of the easiest ways to building your experience (if you lack it on your resume.) If you focus on a subject or niche you can rapidly build your knowledge on a particular topic. For example, if you like writing flash fiction in the horror genre you can write

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4 Tips You Can Use to Write Better

A majority of jobs these days require a decent level of communication skills which includes writing. At many jobs you don’t have to write reports or memos, yet writing can help you elevate your opportunities in the work place. Writing better also means writing a better resume and coverletter and increasing your chances of landing

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How to Prepare for a New Career

The New Year is almost here and some of us are headed onto a new career path. Sometimes it is by choice or others times its beyond our control like being laid-off. Regardless, starting a new career is an exciting opportunity especially in this technological age. There are a variety of resources to get you

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How to Become the Ultimate Team Player

One of the most important traits to have in any work environment is being unselfish. Sometimes being a good team player is tough; some co-workers don’t try or management is lax–it is a sad reality when you start thinking about it. But thinking positively about your current role as well as your future opportunities should

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A Useful 17-Point Job Search Checklist

Review this useful checklist if you are on the hunt for a job. 1.Update Resume Review, edit and up-date. If you can get a few people you respect to critique and edit your resume before sending it out, that’s a bonus. 2.Visit a Library Spend a few hours at the library looking for books and

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The Importance of Setting Goals During Your Job Search

Having a strong game plan during your job search is key in ultimately landing a job. But within that game plan you must have goals that need to be achieved. Picture these goals as bricks to building a sturdy foundation to a house. When you are laying a brick down you are hitting another goal

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Researching: An Invaluable Skill-Set for A Job-Seeker

There are some skill sets we tend to overlook because they usually come naturally to us. Research or researching are terms that are associated with academia. But when we consciously reflect on it, we see that we do research on many things in our lives. If you don’t believe me take a look at your

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Be a Creative Force During Your Job Search

Whether you are a job seeker needing to find a job or a causal one (you already have a job) looking for a better opportunity is something most of us want. But searching for a job isn’t all about accessing Google, finding job posts and applying to a million jobs, it’s more than that! One

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