Deciding Whether an Online Certificate Program is Right for You

In today’s modern workforce, it can be difficult to decide whether an online certificate would hold the same weight as traditional graduate school programs. Demands in the workplace are changing rapidly, making skills needed last year seemingly obsolete today. A greater emphasis on future-proofing your skills could lead to you remaining competitive. Depending on the … Continue reading “Deciding Whether an Online Certificate Program is Right for You”

Why Work Samples are a Job Seekers Best Friend?

The best jobs are usually the most competitive. When interviewers need to determine a job candidate’s eligibility as concretely as possible, they will often request work samples.  It is legal for you to show work samples from prior employers as long as no trade secrets are disclosed. These are examples of past work which show … Continue reading “Why Work Samples are a Job Seekers Best Friend?”

5 Professional Secrets to Take Your LinkedIn Profile Picture to the Next Level

Social media has gone way beyond being just a way to keep up with your friends. With LinkedIn now clocking in at 500 million users, and with more than 10 million active job posts at any one time, it’s proven to be a hub for all things business. Whether you’re looking for a new job, … Continue reading “5 Professional Secrets to Take Your LinkedIn Profile Picture to the Next Level”

How to Get a Job in Computer Science with No Experience?

The IT job market is getting more crowded by the day. There are plenty of opportunities, that’s for sure. But, how do you land a good opportunity when most of them require applicants with experience? The companies who are ready to accept candidates with zero experience are usually not the most reliable ones. It’s a … Continue reading “How to Get a Job in Computer Science with No Experience?”

Top 10 Tips to Make a Best Selling Resume

The process of the job application is a pretty tense one, at least in the beginning. As soon as you see an advertisement for a job you would like, you pen a letter and with it, you attach a version of yourself in an envelope and hope for that call informing you of the interview … Continue reading “Top 10 Tips to Make a Best Selling Resume”

Plant Seeds to Grow Your Career

This is a syndicated post ; and was originally published here As many of you know, my son Jacob graduated from college a few months ago and has now started his first full-time position. (I did send him the LinkedIn ad for the position – but that’s a blog for another day.) As he fills … Continue reading “Plant Seeds to Grow Your Career”

Weekly Roundup | Jan 11 to Jan 15 2016 | Job Search

Here are the Top 3 of the Most liked, shared and commented posts on the topic of Job Search, for the week of January 11th to January 15th,2016. i) The 25 Skills That can Get You Hired in 2016 Every year LinkedIn publishes a list of the highly sought after job-related skills. LinkedIn uses extensive … Continue reading “Weekly Roundup | Jan 11 to Jan 15 2016 | Job Search”

Best of 2015 Roundup | Career Success

Hello and welcome to the Annual Roundup Edition – Best of 2015 on the topic of Career Success. The articles in this Roundup are the most liked,shared and commented articles in 2015 on the topic of Career Success. 1. Education & Experience Don’t Guarantee Success – Attitude & Habits Do It is perhaps very timely … Continue reading “Best of 2015 Roundup | Career Success”