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Inc. Magazine Announces Top 500 in Revenue Growth

…and the winner is…National Capital Insurance, based in Miami Florida.

Being Unemployed is Tough

Being unemployed is a difficult time for anyone. How we cope is, of course, dependent on the positive and negative factors.Positive factors included: support from family and friends positive thinking career changes and retraining part-time or temporary wo

Career Top 10 – Tips for Nailing a Job Interview

Good advice found by Careers.Org
By Vicky Oliver in SavvyMiss
After weeks, maybe months, of submitting resumes, following up and hearing, “We’re just not hiring right now,” landing an interview can make you feel as good as, well, landing the job. But the road doesn’t end there and that’s precisely when the nerves start to set in. [...]

Job Hunters: Blogging Can Help or Hurt

From The Wall Street Journal Like to blog or comment on blogs? The online pastime may lead to a new job — or derail your chances of getting one you want.Many corporate recruiters now search blogs, or Web journals, to vet candidates and check for digital

The Art of the Resume

In order to maximize the impact of your resume for your targeted audience — the hiring manager or admission officer — you must have a clear idea of what you want to accomplish.Pinpoint Your GoalBefore you begin, ask yourself these questions. Are you:*

Job Interviews Need Not Be Nervewracking

Interviewing is the most stressful part of the job search for many people. But it doesn’t have to be. Interviews are an opportunity to show you are an enthusiastic worker who would do a job well. You can make the most of that opportunity by being prepar

Write a Great Elevator Pitch

How do you know if your Elevator Pitch is working? Do people ask you questions? Are the questions about your work, your success or processes? Do they want to learn more? Do they invite you to talk about your credentials? Do they offer to introduce you to

Ten Unexpected Interview Questions

Why haven’t you found a new position before now?I. Finding a job is the easy part but finding the right job is much more difficult. You are trying to be “selective.”II. Have you ever thought of leaving your present position before? If yes, what do yo

Remember : Your Resume Speaks for You

Think of a résumé as the most important tool you have to sell yourself to future employers. It outlines your skills and experiences so an employer can see, at a glance, what you could bring that organization. A résumé has one goal: to get your foot i

10 Ways to Conquer The Resume Gap

By : Jennifer Boutell – Tacomamama.com, a locally-grown city guideReturning to the workforce after a long absence? It’s not easy. Whether you’ve been a stay at home parent, were temporarily disabled, deployed, or experienced a long period of unemployment,

Skills You Need on the Job

This list ranks specific skills and characteristics employers areseeking. Take a look at the chart and consider ways that you canacquire the most sought-after skills by employers. Communication skills (verbal and written) Honesty/integrity. Interpersonal

Harnessing the power of social networking

STEPHANIE WHITTAKER, FreelanceWord of mouth. Regardless of the service you’re seeking, the world runs on word-of-mouth recommendations and referrals. And that goes for finding the right employee.Increasingly, employers are turning to their own workforces

5 Job Hunting Tips

Network! – Think of the people you know – relatives, friends, professors, classmates, co-workers at summer jobs, and others. Make more of an effort to meet with people, and use these conversations to ask their advice, to make them aware of your job sear

Counseling Compulsive Resume Addiction

By Marshall J. Karp, Marshall J.
Compulsive Resume Addiction (CRA) is a condition where applicants become dependent on their written credentials to get new employment. It is similar to other addictions in that the person manifests short-term, gratification-seeking behavior with the long term cost in self-esteem and self-confidence. Applicants get stuck in [...]

Job Interview Tips – 6 essentials to do the day before the job interview

Job interviews can make you anxious! You have twenty-four hours to go before your interview and you need to know what to prepare. Following these 6 essential job interview tips the day before the interview will greatly increase your confidence and your ch