Oct 21, 2013
There are plenty of things that can be considered dumb, especially when interviewing for a job. Normally I would try to work on my own list, but I found this recently on LinkedIn and decided to just pass the word along.
Oct 11, 2013
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Oct 10, 2013
In the words of the great Jedi Master Yoda, “make one smart, using big words does not.” OK, maybe he never actually said that, but if he had been a high school English teacher, I like to think he might have.
Oct 08, 2013
As a writer, I compose short stories as well as poetry. One question that has come up in conversations about writing poetry is how it should be edited.
Aug 20, 2013
One of the most overlooked things in the world is saying “Thank you.” It seems so simple, yet people don’t do it often enough.
Aug 13, 2013
I posted a few weeks back about preparing for an interview and wanted to offer a bit more insight here on that topic. My main point here is to make sure that you are prepared to answer any question that the interviewers will throw at you. Of course we can’t predict every question, but I’ve listed some samples of popular questions below along with explanations of what interviewers are often looking for when they ask them.
Aug 06, 2013
I mentioned in the Job Hunt Series last week that it is important to have a master résumé that has your entire work experience on it. The question I have received is “should I keep my entire work experience on me résumé when I submit it for a job?”
Jul 31, 2013
One of the most common grammatical mistakes I see people make it misusing “its,” “it’s,” and “its’.” I can understand the confusion and honestly it is sometimes hard to determine which one is correct so I hope this brief overview can help clear up the confusion.
Jul 29, 2013
Everyone wants to sound smart. Being smart can help you get ahead in the world but being smart and using big words do not necessarily go together.