Job Interviews - Use Examples for More Success

Everyone wants to get a leg up during the interview process. Using examples is one way to do that. This article takes a very targeted approach to how you can use examples for greater success to land that job. ...more

The Power of Professional Dress

I need to get dressed for work (obviously) but what does professional even mean anymore? Well this post will tell you why you can never, ever underestimate the power of professional dress. How you look makes a difference. Learn how to maximize your look and do it authentically. ...more

Social Media as Competitive Advantage During Job Search

Profile of Christa Williams-Collett and how she took initiative, followed her passion, and used social media to give her a competitive advantage during a job search. Yes those blogs you write really can make a difference in your job search. ...more

Boost Your Productivity-5 Unconventional Tips

Fun article on unconventional ways you can be more productive. If you've tried to be productive but keep failing or experience the start/stop/start/stop to getting things done this article will help. With his signature smartass approach, Avish presents ways to break the mold of your same-old productivity tips that never quite seem to fit. ...more

When You Need to Take a Gut Check in Your Business

The world of self-employment can be an up and down road. It can feel isolating, uncertain, and ultimately freeing. Yet when things aren't going your way, sometimes you simply need to do a gut check. No one can do that for you, you have to do it yourself. Melinda Emerson the SmallBizLady has this to say about when to do a gut check and how to do it well: ...more

Retirement Won't Make You Happy

Who hasn't worked in an office and said (or heard) these words: "At least when I can finally retire then I will be happy." Besides the fact that saying this is wishing your very precious life away, it is a total myth. Retirement won't make you any happier than you are right now. It simply won't. ...more

Retirement may not have made me "happy" but it sure made me happier.

I’ve had a second ...more

An Evil Boss Gets Her Due

[Editor's Note: Check out this tale of living through an evil boss lady. What goes around comes around and sometimes people simply get their due after years of mistreating others.. - Paula G] ...more

Are You Genuine Online or a Total Fake?

Are you being authentic online or a total poser? No one wants a marketing-fueled fake friend on Facebook or Twitter. We want REAL relationships. That's why it is so important to be genuine. Beverly Boston shares her expertise: ...more

You are welcome Beverly! Love your voice and what you share...

I love your quote because it ...more

Decisions Made for You

Sometimes not getting what you want is actually a blessing. It rarely feels that way at first, but ultimately you will be guided in the right direction. So how do you navigate the in-between? How do you manage your reactions as you move through it? My Six Month's Off shares ...more

Busted: 'Best Places to Work' Lists

If  most ‘best places to work’ lists are to be believed, most of corporate America is headquartered in Lake Woebegone, where all the employers are above average. You don’t have to be much of a skeptic to wonder what the real truth is behind the sunny quotes and breathless editorial comments: Foosball! Free coffee! Shuttle buses around the corporate campus! All the Cheerios you can eat! ...more
Sometimes though, the companies actually do the things that the survey says they do.   I worked ...more