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Last night, I was part of a Pro-Am Day-type event at my alma mater, Winona State University . Dubbed, The Real World, it’s become an annual event of sorts for me thanks to my friends at WSU–and a day I really look forward to each spring. As I talked to students during the event and shared advice and insights, it occurred to me that I am now nearly 20 years older than some of these students.
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. When it comes to managing job applicants, small businesses have different needs than large corporations. Instead of being coordinated through an HR department, hiring responsibilities at most small businesses rest entirely with a manager or a group of managers.
By Kiersten Kaye ( @klkaye ) I know it’s cliché, but if I had a dollar for every time someone told me “I hate recruiters” or “Looking for a job is SO hard,” I’d be a very rich woman.
The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet today announced $2.02 million in annual grant money to combat violence against women. Funded by federal allocations via the 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the grants will buoy “opportunities for projects throughout the Commonwealth that address domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault and dating violence,” according to a press release issued by the cabinet.
OK, you’ve heard about Steven Slater, the JetBlue flight attendant who had a major workplace meltdown last week. It was a classic “take this job and shove it” moment. [See 21 secrets to getting the job .]
If you're trying to land a job at a large company, your resume will likely be looked at by a machine long before a human being sets eyes on it.
It’s a question that comes up a lot: how do I stand out?
20 Secrets I Wish Someone Had Told Me BEFORE I Started a Business | The Fight Against Destructive SpinSo you want to start a business? Well, here are a few things no one tells you, but you should know! 1.
Writing a CV is not an easy task.
By RICHARD GREENWALD
During my television viewing/live blogging of “ Kell on Earth ,” a familiar situation reared its head – a staffer was complaining that she was never trained to do the job, and admitted that she had no idea what was supposed to do.
I’ve had the pleasure of mentoring some awesome students this year. For some of them, it’s a quick email explaining how to find a mentor, others it’s a long, intensive relationship; editing resumes, helping to make connections in the industry, etc. Yesterday, though, was an new experience for me in the world of being a mentor.
Everyone’s personal brand is different, even if by the tiniest subtlety.
When the customer isn’t right – for your business
Are you focused on building a better resume? Then my first question is why? This is a rhetorical question and your answer probably goes something like this.