Searching for the Job

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


The Debate Between Paid Versus Unpaid Experience

For any of us who are in college or have ever been a college student (has it been 10 years ago already!?), we’ve all been there. Do we take that part-time job that can help pay for books and food or that unpaid internship...

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5 Steps to Get Help from Your Network

Networking is a popular idea that didn’t seem to have a real term before the last few years, but now everyone wants to know the best way to network. Let’s say you’ve done that already. You spent time building ...


Job Seekers: Should You “Design” Your Resume?

If you’re sending out dozens of resumes with no reply, you’re not alone: This is the new normal in job hunting, and it leaves job seekers frustrated and hopeless. Seeking a way to stand out from the crowd of applica...