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30 Facts for Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month here are 30 Facts you might not have been aware of...

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a civil rights organization, was founded in 1909
Black History Month began as “Negro History Week,”
Created in 1926 by Carter G. ...
Feb 1



How Nurses Can Get the Extra Edge on Their Career

In the United States, the demand for nurses is so high that simply being a regular nurse is lucrative and rewarding enough. For those who are more career oriented and goal driven, being able to advance through the healthcare ranks and learn new skills can open doors to a lifetime of opportunity. ...
Jan 31



How to Get the Applicant Tracking System to Pick You

The entire process of reviewing and evaluating resumes is evolving fast. If you’re a job seeker today, you must adapt to the new reality of candidate screening if you hope to move past resume screening software and onto the interview. Here is a guide by our own Elizabeth Magill. ...
Jan 25



Bridle Your Passion: How to Make What You Love Work for You

When the ink is dry on a college degree, it is important to clearly see all of the facets of that college education. There are ways to bridle your passion and to learn how to make what you love work for you throughout your life. No matter what your college major may be, there is so much more to it than what you see on the surface. ...
Jan 22



Resume Tip: Words to Strike from Your Resume

n a time where many Americans are desperately searching for employment, it is important to find ways to help allow for more opportunities to set up interviews with potential employers and set yourself apart from the rest.  The initial touch with most potential employers is through forwarding over your resume, so this begs the question: Is your resume up to snuff?
In a previous blog entry, we provided our readers with some Resume Tips to help build that perfect resume. ...
Jan 20



Cover Letter: Relic or Relevant?

You’ve just finished crafting the perfect resume to apply for a job and you come across the “Cover Letter Optional” line of your application; what do you do? There is much debate over whether the cover letter is still a relevant part of the application process, or if it is simply a waste of your precious time. ...
Jan 17



How to Utilize Your Small Business's Office Space for Successful Impact

When you're working for or running a small business, chances are you'll have a smaller space than the average corporate office building. Just because you're in a smaller space doesn't mean it has to be inefficient. Properly utilizing your office space will do so much for your visual and mental ease. ...
Jan 9



Where The Jobs Will (And Won't) Be In 2017

Looking to start 2017 with a new job in a new location? You might want to think about making a move to Oregon, or even sunny Hawaii or Florida. According to a newly released study, those states have very positive employment outlooks going into the new year. ...
Jan 2



5 killer cover letter mistakes

A successful cover letter could be the deciding factor for a hiring manager to give you an interview, so it is important that it demonstrates your ability to effectively market yourself in a positive light. Avoid these 5 killer cover letter mistakes to ensure that you express who you are and what you can contribute to the job!
 
Restating Your Resume
 
It can be tempting to simply take what you have bulleted in your resume and reiterate that in your cover letter; fight that temptation. ...
Dec 28



5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Children who are Unsure of Their Career Path

5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Children who are Unsure of Their Career Path
 
Your children may be very unclear on the career path they want to follow. A guiding hand would be very helpful in showing them the best path to job satisfaction and success. ...
Dec 19