Mastering The Lunch or Dinner Interview

There is nothing more daunting than sitting down at a restaurant table and not knowing which fork, spoon, or glass to use.  Additionally, how do you eat your food and still make a good first impression? Not knowing the basics of dining etiquette can often lead to disastrous results. Dining etiquette is one of theContinue reading “Mastering The Lunch or Dinner Interview”

HOW TO PITCH YOUR BOSS ON TELECOMMUTING YOUR JOB

If you have been thinking about telecommuting, there are a few things to consider before you approach your boss with the idea: •     Do you have the temperament to work from home, at least part-time? Can you take the initiative to start (and finish) projects independently? Do you have the self-discipline to give your workContinue reading “HOW TO PITCH YOUR BOSS ON TELECOMMUTING YOUR JOB”

UNCOVERING THE REAL COST OF UNEMPLOYMENT

The longer you are out of work, the more costly it is. Here are some things you may — or may not — have considered as the “cost of unemployment.” Have you ever stopped to consider the cost of being unemployed? Lost wages. Loss of income is the most obvious cost of unemployment. Unemployment benefitsContinue reading “UNCOVERING THE REAL COST OF UNEMPLOYMENT”

Three Secrets to Having an Excellent Online Interview

Interviewing is the act of performing and articulating precise details during the interview process that set you apart and land you the job! The secret to a successful interview begins with just three easy steps: 1) Comprehensively researching the company before the interview; 2) Preparing for the interview by taking part in one or moreContinue reading “Three Secrets to Having an Excellent Online Interview”

How to Find Contract Jobs During the Pandemic

One out of every eight employers utilizes temporary or contract employees. Around  17 million to 41 million people work as consultants, freelancers, contract workers, temporary employees, seasonal or on-call workers, and interns. About 15 million of those are  “full-time independents,” working more than 15 hours a week. Almost half of U.S. adults — 47.8 percentContinue reading “How to Find Contract Jobs During the Pandemic”