Your resume has six seconds to get you a job
by Eve Tahmincioglu, MSNBC/Life
How much time do you have to make a first impression? About as much time as it just took you to read this sentence.
The Killer Resume: How to Get Hired by the Machines
by Cindy Perman, CNBC.com
If you are still writing your resume for the humans, you’re doing it wrong.
Three Keys to (Much) Better Decisions
by Tony Schwartz, Harvard Business Review
Each day, we make an average of 217 food-related decisions. Is it any surprise we so often make poor choices about what we eat?
9 Common Interview Questions That Are Actually Illegal
by Vivian Giang, Business Insider
During job interviews, employers will try to gather as much information about you as possible, so there’s bound to be some questions that will require you to think.
But it’s the simple questions that are often most harmful, and even illegal.
Why It’s Sometimes O.K. to Bad-Mouth an Old Boss
by Jay Goltz, NY Times
There is now one more person out of work in this great country of ours, Greg Smith. If you haven’t heard, he is the man who recently quit his job at the investment bank Goldman Sachs, doing so in dramatic fashion.
Networking Advice: 5 Tips for an Effective Elevator Pitch
by Luke Roney, CareerBliss
Tell me … what do you do, who you do it for, why you do it and what can you do for me? And tell me quickly. Such is the challenge of the elevator pitch – a personal marketing spiel seldom delivered in elevators, but a staple of networking.