How Mentoring Can Work for You

July 25th, 2011

From Salary.com

You can always use a mentor

Wherever you are in your career, a mentor can be an invaluable guide. Here are some tips for finding one and making the relationship work.

2011 Best Places to Work

July 18th, 2011

From Experience.com

Experience invited employers from across the country to participate in the 2011 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads survey, and the winners are in! This exciting initiative is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers for recent college graduates. As a whole, these 20 organizations offered outstanding training programs, sweet paychecks, and extraordinary opportunities for rapid career growth. Here’s a detailed look at this year’s winners (sorted alphabetically) – including some new and familiar faces to the chart.

8 important tips for Skype interview

July 11th, 2011

From BetterJobsAdvice.com

With video interviews becoming more common during hiring, not being prepared can easily keep you out of the running. While meeting via video is time saver, getting past the technological barriers of not speaking face-to-face can be difficult. Be sure you’re prepared and use Skype to your advantage, experts say.

Looking for more ways to impress? Here’s how to handle a video or Skype interview.

The 10 Worst Things to Put on Your Resume

July 6th, 2011

by Kelly Eggers
from FINS.com

According to a 2010 Accountemps survey, 28% of executives say the resume is where most job seekers make mistakes in the application process. But what exactly constitutes a mistake? We talked with career coaches and resume writers to find ten gaffes that will guarantee that your resume never makes it past round one.

***Also: The writer of the previous article (Kelly Eggers  – FINS.com) has an article entitled 7 Ways to Keep Your Resume Out of the Trash that may be helpful too.