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  • Careers Outside an Office

    The traditional office cubicle has become a tired trap for many individuals. Many people would like to get out and experience new locations and more autonomy, yet may not realize what else is available. There are options, from travel nursing to truck driving, all of which allow space to move...

  • 5 Reasons to Study Accounting

    College students nationwide have returned to the classrooms this fall, many unsure of what they are eventually going to major in. If you find yourself in similar place, maybe it is time you consider a degree in accounting, whether you attend classes on campus or want to earn your accounting...

  • Looking Polished at Work - The Power of Shapewear

    By Jenna Ghosheh, Founder of Status Image Consulting

    The most common problem with my female clients is ill-fitting undergarments.  Here is a secret that will change the way how you feel and how clothes look on you --...

  • The Most Revealing Job Interview Questions

    If you are someone who has the responsibility of conducting job interviews, this is the perfect article for you. That's because the purpose of it is to equip you with the kinds of questions that can reveal the most when it comes to discerning who would be the best fit for your company. The...

  • How Women Can Add "Transferable Skills" to Their Resumes

    Job Search Tips for those who Celebrate American Business Women's Day

    American Business Women's Day (http://www.ABWA.com) is celebrated on September 22nd. Many women at this blog are seeking work, or transitioning back into the workforce. If...

  • Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Job Fresh Out of College

    It's not as hard as it might seem to set yourself up as a prime candidate for employment before you even put on the old cap and gown. Plenty of college graduates (and students nearing graduation) worry needlessly about their post-college career, seeing a vast expanse stretching out before them...

  • Update your Resume Month

    SEPTEMBER IS INTERNATIONAL UPDATE YOUR RESUME MONTH 

    Career Coach and Author Ford R. Myers Offers Five Tips to Develop Attention-Getting Resumes

     

    Haverford, PA  (August 29, 2012) - September marks the 12th  annual celebration of "...

  • Women on Top: How to Break Through the Glass Ceiling

    Despite the great strides for equality women have made over centuries of struggle, an imbalance still exists in the workplace. The "glass ceiling" refers to these barriers that can be seen but are difficult to overcome. Traditionally this term was geared toward women and minorities, but it can...

  • Top Attributes Shared by Successful Women

    These days, women make up fifty-seven percent of college grads and fifty percent of the American workforce. In the US, women are now dominating careers that once went only to men. Successful women are everywhere these days. But different women define the word success differently. For some,...

  • What to Wear and What not to Wear to the Office

    Many women struggle daily with the decision of what to wear. With the summer heat practically melting everyone in the country, some of you might be tempted to take that "business casual" idea a little too far. Grant it, there may be environments where you believe - maybe were even told that it...

  • Top 5 Resume Tips for Recent College Graduates

    Your cap and gown are packed away in the closet, your new diploma is framed and placed conspicuously on the wall, and now it's time to nail down the job of your dreams. Of course, this is a tough time to be entering the workforce. Jobs are scarce, hiring managers are risk averse, and there are...

  • How to Find a Job When You Have a Disability

    If you have a disability, you may feel (or fret) that you won't be able to get a job---a good-paying and well-deserved job. First of all, put that fear far from your mind. There are lots of companies that are happy to hire people with disabilities, and the ones who aren't? Well, there are...

  • The Best Jobs for Women Who Enjoy Traveling

    So you love to travel and you take every possible opportunity to get out and see the world. It's a great priority to have, as travel constantly exposes you to new experiences and invigorates your perspective. But there are only so many international vacations you can afford to make. So what...

  • How Businesses Can Improve the Efficiency of Their Service Management Teams

    If you are fortunate enough to be a part of a service management team, then you know that it's a position that is filled with a lot of room for growth and also a high demand for great service. As a form of open-source management, you are working daily to come up with various methods and...

  • Sexual harassment should never be ignored

    The good news: reported cases of sexual harassment are on the decline, down from 15,889 cases reported in 1997 to 11,364 in 2011.  The bad news: many cases probably still go unreported.

    A decade ago, the polling company Louis Harris reported that nearly one-third of women in the work...

  • Appropriate Attire for the Office – What Not to Wear

    by Jenna Ghosheh

    I have worked with many women across all industries, and there are some basic fundamentals of office attire that women frequently have questions about. Here are 5 basic tips of what not to wear to the office.

    Keep in mind that you should dress for the...

  • 5 Ways to Prevent Hiring Catastrophes

    Everyone knows that hiring is the pits. It can be extremely disheartening to sift through stacks of applications with nary a qualified candidate among them. And even if you do find someone who looks great on paper, you may find yourself contending with all kinds of problems. Perhaps they'll...

  • Top 5 Ways to Repair Your Reputation Online

    In some cases a bad reputation is deserved. Perhaps in the course of doing business you made a poor decision or had a major flub. Hey, we're only human; these things can happen no matter how professional you try to be. It may be the result of a misunderstanding or poor communication, or maybe...

  • How to get yourself to the top of the list on your next job search

    If it’s time find a new job, the age of the internet has made it a lot easier.  But that doesn’t mean you can just jump into your job search without laying the proper foundation.

    First, even before you update your resume, do a self-audit.  Here’s where you will list all the plusses...

  • Learning to Delegate More Effectively in the Workplace

    If you're in a management position, then you probably already know that a part of your responsibility is to properly delegate assignments to the people that you manage. However, if you're a good manager, then you also know that this sounds a lot easier than it actually is.

    Delegating...

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