If you are looking for a job right now, odds are you have discovered that scouring the want ad’s in your local newspaper is like taking the road to nowhere. The timing is fantastic to fine a new job. As of December 2021, there are roughly 11 million job openings in the United States. But […]
Top 5 Books to Help You Plan Your Career
In my post last week about Transferable Skills, I briefly mentioned my favorite career planning book of all time, “What Color Is Your Parachute.” This perennial best-seller has been around for decades and it’s updated yearly, making it both a classic and a timeless work of genius! The nod to “What Color Is Your Parachute” […]
Monday Markets: Green Collar Jobs, Part II
Last week, I talked with you about the emerging market of green sector employment. Well, ever since that post, I can’t seem to log into my email without a news story about the green industry arriving in my inbox. I wanted to share some of these recent articles with you, because no matter what kind […]
Six Ways to Maximize Your Job References
Your resume is stunning and you aced your interview. The job offer seems like it’s a shoe-in. But wait, before plying you with a great salary and stellar benefits, a future employer has one more I to dot: Checking references. Here are six tips to ensure that your references help you to seal the deal: […]
Hot Jobs #15
My apologies for not getting these up on Wednesday, but after the Thanksgiving holiday, our system wasn’t quite updated with current listings. Today, I am ready to bring you three great opportunities, all of which were uploaded to the JobMonkey free job database yesterday — so these gigs are fresh and ready for you to […]
How to know when it’s time for a new job?
Fairly often we all get caught up in our favorite pastime of complaining about work. Maybe it’s the office itself, the boss, the company, the co-workers – doesn’t matter, it feels good to vent! All of us unite under the one rule of work-related ranting: The grass in greener on other side. So how do […]
Ethical Hackers: Does such a thing really exist?
Technology has become one of those funny double edged swords. On the one hand, everything these days is accessible over the internet. We have infinite power of information in our tiny fingertips. On the other hand, all of our personal information is also on the Internet. Which means we are just as vulnerable to potential […]
Freelance Videography Work: Tips for Getting Started
Some people have a natural gift behind a camera, capturing beautiful scenes on film that would otherwise only exist in memory. Are you one of those people? (I wish I was! I do okay with still… but video? That’s another beast entirely!) In any case, the number of job opportunities for freelance videographers looking to […]