March 3rd, 2010
The accounting salary range can vary quite a bit throughout the field, but even at the lower end of the pay spectrum, there are great opportunities in this field. Accounting careers have experienced rapid growth in recent years, with jobs ranging from accountants to auditors to CPAs in all types of urban, suburban and rural areas of the country. There is a need for accounting professionals everywhere, and it is a great time to train for a solid career in this important field.
February 25th, 2010
No doubt you have heard the term personal branding. Once upon a time only companies had to worry about their brands. Now individuals do as well, especially individuals who are open to or actively seeking new job opportunities.
February 16th, 2010
The Ins and Outs of Approaching Your Company’s Competition For a Position
February 11th, 2010
Where Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Your Education and Experience Matter
February 1st, 2010
How to Get a Good Job Without Going to College
January 28th, 2010
How to Look for a Job in a Down Market [video]
January 5th, 2010
As 2009 comes to a close many employees and job seekers alike begin to reflect on what to do differently in the New Year.
December 29th, 2009
There are many reasons why an employer may reject a job candidate. We explore five reasons below which shows why the employers aren’t too keen on hiring you.
December 13th, 2009
Last week I read a post from one of my favorite bloggers, Ryan Stephens, who wrote a piece called ‘How to be an Awesome Intern’. My long ass response to his post suggested that networking is critical for the intern. This long comment I shared with Ryan and his readers inspired me to turn it into a full blown post on COTJ. Do yourself a favor and stop by Ryan’s blog, not only is he a good guy but he also loves Dexter and LOST as much as I do.
December 11th, 2009
Regardless of the personal reasons that you may be in the market for a job change or even a whole direction in your career, there are a few points to keep in mind as dip your to into the waters of the job market.
First all, hopefully your decision to seek other employment isn’t a result of a knee jerk or impulse decision… or even a couple bad days at work.
December 5th, 2009
Over 90% of companies post their entire job description or some modified version of it as a job advertisement.
December 4th, 2009
One often overlooked issue during a long job search is what to do with the overabundance of free time. You can’t spend you’re entire day sending out resumes, calling recruiters, hitting the pavement, scouring job boards or waiting for your government bailout. Unfortunately you are not too big to fail.
November 29th, 2009
A job search is tough. Few candidates are prepared for what happens in a job search. Few have had any formal training. Some will get help with their resume. Some will reach out to friends and family for guidance, but there is a whole lot more to a job search than the tactics and mechanics of the resume, networking and interviewing.