Better Morning Routines Help You Be a Better Candidate

There is no single perfect morning routine – but as you seek your next job opportunity, there are steps you can take to get your day off on the right note. Research has proven that will power is strongest first thing in the morning. Think of your self-control like a muscle: Fatigue sets in after exertion…. Read more »

Should You Ever Tone Down Your Job Search?

Self-confidence is a quality you want to demonstrate throughout your job search. But there’s a fine line between being professionally assertive and becoming aggressive or obnoxious to a potential employer. Knowing when to tone it down can be key to your success in making the right impression on a hiring manager. Practice networking etiquette. Networking… Read more »

3 Ways to Network Your Way into a Better Legal Job

Are you ready to take the next step on your legal career path? Good lawyers and their staffs regularly push themselves outside their comfort zones as they represent their clients. Now it’s time to do your very best work for your most important client: yourself. The results will be well worth the effort as you… Read more »

Start Feeling Happy at Work Again!

Do you wake up in the morning, have about three seconds of peace, and then that horrible, sinking feeling sets in – as a wave of dread passes through your system? You don’t want to get up, get dressed and go to work … in fact, you’d rather do just about anything else? Have a… Read more »

April Showers Bring New Jobs!

Doing the same things over and over again gets the same results. Use spring to refresh, revitalize and reenergize your job search – and make some changes for the better. Polish Up Your Resume Make sure your resume is up-to-date, and plan tailored versions to highlight job-relevant accomplishments, skills and credentials. Delete any extraneous information…. Read more »

How to Be Good at a Job You Don’t Love

How do you get yourself out of bed in the morning when you dread going to work? You already know tomorrow won’t be any better. So how are you supposed to carry on till you find something new? In order to get a better job, you need to excel at your current one. Although this… Read more »

Why Personality Matters in an Engineering Interview

When you think of engineering job requirements, personality may not be the first word that comes to mind. But while your resume and cover letter are the first tools you use to “wow” a prospective employer, the ultimate hiring decision will be made during the interview process. It’s here that it’s critical to demonstrate how… Read more »

10 Traits Strong Administrative Professionals Share

The best administrative professionals continuously seek ways to lend management support, increase productivity, and make improvements in whatever way necessary to benefit their company. If you are just starting out your career as an admin, here are 10 qualities you should emulate to become indispensable. Competence Demonstrate a strong understanding of basic business principles, terminology… Read more »