Category: Work

Become More Attractive To Employers

Regardless of whether you are a student looking for an internship or a first job after college, or a seasoned professional, it helps to make yourself more attractive to prospective employers. How do you do this? The idea is to…

Four Job Search Tips for Graduating College Seniors

This guest post is contributed by Alisa Gilbert, who writes on the topics of bachelors degree.  She welcomes your comments at her email Id: alisagilbert599@gmail.com. When setting out on your job search, you should understand that you’re going to face a lot of…

NBA Player Career Success: Jeremy Lin

Shortly before signing with an NBA team over four months ago, Jeremy Lin shared in a video that his career goal was to play professional basketball, be it in the NBA or in a professional basketball league overseas. He knew…

The Always Popular Question: What’s Your Weakness?

Last weekend, I was a presenter at a student organization leadership conference attended by approximately 1,000 university students. I delivered two workshops that focused on how these university students could utilize their leadership skills and leverage them to engage in…

Flight Attendant Career Fail: Steven Slater

There’s been a lot of coverage of Steven Slater the last few days over reports of his negative encounter on August 9, 2010 with a passenger aboard an airplane. Comments and opinions about the perils of being a flight attendant…

What Motivates You?

When was the last time you asked yourself this question? Has someone else asked you this question? Did you have an answer? I often ask a very similar question to the students that I see: “What is your purpose?”, or…

Volunteer to Find a Job?

I just read this article, How To Turn Volunteering Into A Job, on US News’ career section of their website. The gist of the article is basically a couple of things: more Americans are volunteering over the past year, and…