Writing a Resume: You’re a fool.

Writing a Resume: You’re a fool.

“A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool”  - William Shakespeare The wisest thing you can do when you’re part of that hapless 8.2%  is to admit to yourself, “I am a fool.” Yes, you have a master’s degree in from the Columbia University School of Journalism. … Continue reading

Career Exploration: O*NET Online

Career Exploration: O*NET Online

Depending on how much you enjoy your current occupation, you may or may not have given much thought to career exploration — especially if you’ve been in the workforce for some time. However, for someone who’s fighting a losing battle against unemployment, or for whom Sunday afternoon means “I have to be at work in … Continue reading

Resume Challenge: Transferable Skills

Resume Challenge: Transferable Skills

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill For today’s example, I’m going to show you how simply rearranging and elaborating on the information in your resume can expand your job options.  I’m going to use the example of an accountant – but it applies to anyone. Imagine this scenario: … Continue reading