The holidays are not an easy time to be out of work. There is little or no money coming in and it is hard to pay regular expenses let alone think about getting other’s wonderful gifts. So maybe it is time to rethink what this time is really about?
No matter what your profession is, you’ll always perform your best when you’re using the right tools. Imagine coming in to work tomorrow and there was no stapler? No matter where we work, there are some particular office supplies that make day-to-day tasks go much easier.
"Tell me about yourself" - are you prepared to answer this question in an interview? It is a pretty popular question and you will likely be asked it sometime during your job search. Here are some hints to help you compose an answer.
Situation: You sit down to start creating your resume and job search documents. A blank page in front of you. You know that your name and contact information has to be on your resume, so you begin there. BUT now what?
The resume has been around for over 500 years and perhaps it is time for a change. Leonardo Da Vinci is credited with creating the first resume, although it was closer to a proposal. The main purpose of a resume is to list a person’s past employment history in order to get an interview.