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”

Should I Include This Job on My Résumé?

Dear Claudia, I hate my new job. I worked at my old company for 12 years but was let go in a significant restructuring. I found a new job, and I’ve been here for four months, but I wouldn’t say I like it, and I’m going to quit. My question is: Should I include thisContinue reading “Should I Include This Job on My Résumé?”

Seven Basic Elements to Writing a Résumé

Writing a new résumé or refreshing an old one? Here are seven basic elements every résumé should include. Identification Your name, city, state, zip (physical address is not required), telephone number, email address, and LinkedIn profile address (if applicable). Short Summary Three to five sentences describing your most outstanding qualifications. (A short bulleted list canContinue reading “Seven Basic Elements to Writing a Résumé”

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”

FIVE KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH DURING A PANDEMIC

These tips will help you as you conduct your job search: Focus on Your Strengths Companies hire employees who can solve problems for them. Salespeople create revenue. Accountants ensure compliance with regulations and provide financial data used in decision-making. Customer service staff help answer questions, keeping customers happy. Beyond what you do for a company,Continue reading “FIVE KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH DURING A PANDEMIC”