Posts made in December, 2011

Tips for starting your career search

Whether you’re a new graduate and looking for your first full-time position or you’re an experienced professional looking for a new opportunity, the task of starting a career search can be daunting, scary and overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be, though, if you’re prepared. These nine tips provide you with a starting point so that you can effectively manage a successful career search.

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A lot can happen in 60 seconds

Pretty amazing: Source: http://www.adverblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/60seconds.jpg (click on this link to view a larger version of the graphic)

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How many times do you say these “most annoying” words?

Ok, I’ll admit it: I have used some of these “most annoying” words a few times over the past year. Whatever, like, you know, just sayin’, we all fall into the trap of using buzz words every once in a while. Are you guilty, too? Seriously? Here’s to a new year’s resolution: let’s all make a pact to limit our usage of these words in 2012!

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Merry Christmas!

I think we’re all in holiday mode, so today’s post is something light and fun in the spirit of the season! Please enjoy a scene from one of my favorite Christmas movies, Elf:   Happy holidays!

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New year, new outfit?

Many people make resolutions at the beginning of each year. One possible resolution is to work on revamping your workplace image. One of my first managers always told me to “dress for the job you want.” This is good advice and has been helpful throughout my career. If you’re dressing like your manager or the people in the next hierarchical level of the company, you are probably appropriate for the workplace. Here are some other tips to help you dress for success!

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