Career Moves

Who’s Interviewing You? Dig Deeper!

You have an interview tomorrow, and all that you know is a list of who’s interviewing you. What do you do? If you’re like most people, you probably jump onto the company’s website to check out the interviewers...

Humanize Your Brand – Make “Ugly” Desirable

Tell me, friends, have you met TOMS yet? Perhaps you own a pair, or maybe you’ve just seen them on the street. But one thing’s for sure. Whether or not you’ve seen these shoes or tried them on, I can tell you ...

How to Master a Job You Don’t Know How to Do

One of my favorite quotes comes from Chad Bauman, the Director of Communications with Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage. Chad said, “Never take a job that doesn’t scare the crap out of you.” Chad believes th...


Projects Are the New Job Interview

The process of job applications is changing significantly. In this job market, employers are increasingly realizing that making a hiring decision based on resumes, cover letters, and interviewing skills might not be enough to d...

Get the Job You’re Totally Not Qualified For

Here’s how the regular internet job search goes. You visit a job search site, you type in some combination of words, and you pray that what pops up looks good, right? But inevitably, in that stack of hundreds of job descr...

The Importance of Tracking in Your Job Search

In a job search, if you’re pouring the right amount of time into your search, you may apply for countless jobs each week. The difficulty then becomes, how do you keep track of everything you’re applying for? You may...


Decoding the Language of Corporate Culture

When you begin your job search, you’ll ask yourself and the companies you’re interviewing in numerous questions. You’ll wonder about salary requirements, you’ll painstakingly review job descriptions, you...

Celebrity Careers Enhanced by the “Mommy Track” – What About Yours?

Will becoming a mother hurt your career? Entire books, hell entire sections of bookstores, deal with this very topic. Will pregnancy and maternity leave and soccer games be detrimental to your career? Will you always look back ...

Active vs. Passive Style in Your Business Writing

My college advisor was responsible for numerous exciting breakthroughs in my young life. But even she would say that one of the greatest things she teaches students is the difference between active and passive voice. And while ...


Influence Letter – The New Thank You Note?

Go to a bookstore, find the career section, and open any book about job searching and you will find various variations on the same tune – but one thing remains the same. No matter the expert, no matter the circumstance, e...