Planning your Career Limited skills and/knowledge can put your career in a corner. Are you putting all of your eggs in one nest—no back up—all of your valuables in one location or category? Certainly not; it’s far too risky to put all your eggs in one basket. And yet, you’d be surprised how many people (manage their…

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13 ways your resume can say ‘I’m unprofessional’ Lisa Vaas   Hiring pros share the faux-pas they find in real resumes, including wacky e-mail addresses, defunct phone numbers and cookie-cutter templates. No offense, thebigcheese@domain.com, but if nobody has told you yet, we’re telling you now: That e-mail address is not making you look particularly professional.…

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12 Ways to Get a Job Interview and One Way Not To Lou Adler Nowadays, most of the work I do involves helping recruiters and hiring managers find and hire perfect people for imperfect jobs. In the manual I give them I also provide a bunch of countermeasures for candidates to use whenever they meet…

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21 Secrets to Nailing a Job Interview Interviewing for a new job is always difficult, regardless of how you have fared in past interviews. Every company and every interviewer is unique. No matter how much you prepare, there is almost always at least one question in every interview that catches you completely off guard, and it…

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