7 Ways To Network Better

7 Ways To Network Better

To many job seekers, the answer to almost every career question seems to come down to networking. Ask anyone: How to find a job? Network. How to get an interview? Network. How to figure out some options? Yup – network. Just telling someone to network better,...
The Truth About Job Search

The Truth About Job Search

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a standard formula or process you could follow that would guarantee a great new job or career? Just do a, b, and c and everything will work out. But what really is the truth about job search? I’ve been thinking about this...
Is An MBA Worth It?

Is An MBA Worth It?

Regular readers here will know my answer – an MBA is a nice to have, but doesn’t guarantee anything. Make sure you know what you plan to do with it before you make the investment – and go in with your eyes wide open. At the end of the day,...
Is An Associate’s Degree Enough?

Is An Associate’s Degree Enough?

Lots of job seekers focus on the amount of education they have (or don’t have). However, more school isn’t always the answer. I came across this info-graphic recently that shows how far an associate’s degree can take you. Source:...
Do I Need A Cover Letter?

Do I Need A Cover Letter?

I really hate writing cover letters. Maybe you can relate. They always feel wooden and forced. Guess what? Hiring managers hate reading cover letters as much as you hate writing them. [Tweet that!]  Unfortunately, sometimes they’re necessary. I’m not...
Right Career – Wrong Job?

Right Career – Wrong Job?

Today I’m happy to welcome Craig Emerson to Monday Is Good. Craig is an IT Professional, and founder/creator of Vircara, a virtual career adviser that connects students to professionals. Craig’s post hits on a topic we talk a lot about here –...
12 Days To A Killer Resume – Day 12: Resume Tips

12 Days To A Killer Resume – Day 12: Resume Tips

If you’ve made it this far, then you’ve accomplished a lot over the last 11 Days! Congratulations. You should now have a resume you can be proud of – and more importantly that will help you stand out and get the interview. A Killer Resume! There are...