The Perils of Career Change
The Perils of Career Change

A career change is a much more intimidating affair than a job change within your chosen profession because it can

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The Wrong Approach to Job Interviews
The Wrong Approach to Job Interviews

Headhunters and hiring managers say that many candidates think interviews are about deciding whether they want the job, and that

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How to Rebuild After Getting Fired
How to Rebuild After Getting Fired

Getting fired is one of the most difficult things that can happen in your career.  For whatever reason, (and there

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Will Your General Resume Work?
Will Your General Resume Work?

If you’re not getting interviews, chances are, the problem is your resume. If you’re using an outdated, general resume, that

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The Truth About Industry Bias
The Truth About Industry Bias

So you are one of two candidates vying for an accounting position at a publishing house. You both have the

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30 Ways to Offend an Interviewer
30 Ways to Offend an Interviewer

When it comes to job search, not everyone is a natural at the interviewing part for a job. Even with

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Six Tips for a Resume Makeover
Six Tips for a Resume Makeover

Have you written a resume that just doesn’t seem to be working? Hint. If you aren’t getting interviews, it’s not

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Tough interview question: “What is your greatest weakness?”
Tough interview question: “What is your greatest weakness?”

“What is your greatest weakness?” is one of the toughest and most common of all interview questions, and often comes

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Run Your Job Search Like a Sales and Marketing Campaign
Run Your Job Search Like a Sales and Marketing Campaign

You think you’re doing all the right things … but is it enough?  You’ve got a great resume that you’ve

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Salary Negotiation – How Much Money Should You Ask For?
Salary Negotiation – How Much Money Should You Ask For?

Ask for too much and you might not get an offer; ask for too little and you could be kicking

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How to work a career fair
How to work a career fair

Check out my first blog for Monster.com Career Start. Are you an entry-level professional considering using career fairs for networking?

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Coping with Job Search Rejection
Coping with Job Search Rejection

Have you experienced job search rejection?  Disappointment and rejection are realities every job seeker faces at some point. How do

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Help! I Love My Job But Hate My Boss!
Help! I Love My Job But Hate My Boss!

We’ve all worked for a jerk at one time or another. No one likes it but reality is, many companies

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Should you lie on your resume?
Should you lie on your resume?

My wife says a half-truth is a whole lie. She’s a great mom and raised her kids with that moral

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Should the Dog Days of Summer Stall Your Job Search?
Should the Dog Days of Summer Stall Your Job Search?

Who doesn’t love the Dog Days of Summer? We still carry the same workload here at Knock Em Dead, but

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