Searching for the Job

4 Innovative Tips To Stay Sharp While Unemployed

  It’s not just about who you know anymore. It’s also about who knows you. This is the reality in today’s employment market, said Rich Feller, Ph.D., President of the National Career Development Association in his k...


Prepare for the Career Fair: The Specifics

Last Thursday the University of Wisconsin-Madison held their annual Fall Career and Internship Fair. As a senior at this university I, along with many of my peers, attended the fair to talk to various companies and put my face ...


Changing Jobs: Finding What’s Next (And What You Want)

Last week I wrote “We Suck At Dreaming”, and pointed out how we often focus on what we don’t want rather than what we do want. We take our dreams and put them in a box so they are practical or realistic, or we gut stuck f...


Mom, Dad, and Your Interview

I flipped the first time I learned of the new interviewing tactic some twenty-somethings were employing in their job search: Mom, or Dad, or both were accompanying them on their job interviews. HUH?? My first thought jumped to ...


Tell Me About Yourself

How often have you found yourself having to answer the question, “Tell me about yourself” in your personal life, work life, and/or social life? It seems like this is a popular “ice-breaker” style question that Career Gi...


6 Ways to Prepare for a Career Fair

For the last three years, football weekends and homework assignments dominated my schedule.  This semester, however, my peers and I have one more thing to squeeze in: searching for a job.  Last week I attended the University ...


Online Resources for Finding a Job in the Media Industry

Finding a job in the media and communications industry can be difficult. It is a competitive field that many people are interested in. As someone looking for a job in the industry, you need to use every resource at your disposa...


How to Apply for an Unadvertised Job

Three words can be both the holy grail of job seekers and at the same time the greatest frustration: “hidden job market.” What is the hidden job market? It’s the notion that there are many jobs that are truly ...


Why Planting Seeds Reaps Growth

I recently worked with a client whose life really seemed to “come together” in about a two week process. When this person started working with me she had been unemployed for a few months due to a company restructure, had be...


The 19 Best Paying Jobs for Women [INFOGRAPHIC]

Feel like you don’t make enough money? Looking for a better job? Try one of these, they’re the “Best Paying Jobs” for women. Job Descriptions