4 Career Options For Those With Wanderlust

Some people can park themselves on the couch and binge-watch their favorite television series for days, while others can barely sit still for a full twenty minutes. The same is true for careers and living situations. Some can be happy living in the same city with the same job their entire lives, while others eventually … Continue reading “4 Career Options For Those With Wanderlust”

The Importance of The Cover Letter for College Graduates

College is different for everyone. For some, it’s a chance to enjoy freedom from the shackles of adult supervision. For others, it’s an opportunity to grind away at the library; the prospect of succeeding in the future dangling in front of them like a carrot on a stick. Regardless of how you choose to participate … Continue reading “The Importance of The Cover Letter for College Graduates”

4 High-Demand Jobs for Tech Lovers

As more and more companies begin to rely on technology to complete daily business processes and improve efficiency, they need professionals to manage, develop, and implement all kinds of technology from large hardware to smaller software programs and web design. If you’re well-versed in technology, you can choose from a variety of potential career pathways; … Continue reading “4 High-Demand Jobs for Tech Lovers”

Jobs Where Geekiness is Appreciated

he term geek was once derogatory. It brought to mind someone with glasses, a retainer, and no friends. Someone was often on the receiving end of wedgies or getting slammed into lockers. That’s far from the case now though, as people take pride in their geekiness. Some are even able to put their geekiness to … Continue reading “Jobs Where Geekiness is Appreciated”

10 Best Tips to Negotiating Your Next Salary Like A Boss

Talking about money is hard *yeah, I know* But what is more difficult and nerve racking is the discussing how much you want to earn during an interview. No matter how prepared you are for your interview and I guess you are, once it comes to the issue of discussing what you want to earn, … Continue reading “10 Best Tips to Negotiating Your Next Salary Like A Boss”

What Does Career Progression for Graphic Designers Look Like?

For those who are looking for a creative career, being a graphic designer seems to the right job for you. This field brings a lot of opportunities where you can show your creative side by coming up with new and innovative designs. Now, let me tell you what graphic designing actually is, and how you … Continue reading “What Does Career Progression for Graphic Designers Look Like?”

10 Softer Skill Sets Employers Desire to See from You

In a recent study by Payscale, employer respondents indicated soft skills is a major factor new college graduates lack. Although the lack of soft skills is not exclusive to graduates, it is a concern as the skills gap continues to widen the gap in hiring talent. In my discussion with Rich Thompson, Chief Human Resource … Continue reading “10 Softer Skill Sets Employers Desire to See from You”

Never Stand for these Examples of Workplace Discrimination

There are misunderstandings and off-color humor. Then there’s discrimination. There’s a fine line between the two. Unfortunately, many workers experience interactions that lean much further towards the latter. If you’ve been discriminated against in the workplace, you need to take action. You have the right to work without facing these problems. Have you been affected … Continue reading “Never Stand for these Examples of Workplace Discrimination”

5.5 Negotiation Concepts Worth Knowing

Recently I attended a company training event. One of the sessions was about Effective Negotiating; we were introduced to some new ideas on Negotiation and also some effective techniques. We were each given a copy of the book Negotiation Genius. It was one of the best books on Negotiation and Communication, I have ever read. … Continue reading “5.5 Negotiation Concepts Worth Knowing”

How to get more engaged / productive at work?

http://www.payscale.com/career-news/2014/03/3-ways-to-be-more-engaged-at-work Thanks Jen Hubley Luckwaldt and Payscale.com for this article. According to a study by Gallup group only 13% of employees are engaged at work. It shows that 87% of employees are unhappy or disengaged or unproductive. Here are some ideas to change your mindset if you are one of those 87%. KEY POINTS YOU … Continue reading “How to get more engaged / productive at work?”