Job Fairs… Seriously?!

This past week alone, I read or heard about several job fairs around the area. One article I read featured an outlet mall job fair, thousands of attendees, and quite a few companies that were present to do “on-the-spot” interviews and hiring. This is great news! The not so great news is that I was not … Continue reading Job Fairs… Seriously?!

Cover Letters Are For…

Cover letters – the talk of the town. We often hear many questions about the relevancy of cover letters. Do we need cover letters to apply for jobs? Do recruiters and hiring managers read cover letters? What purpose does the cover letter serve? Let me tell you a story… At the turn of the century, … Continue reading Cover Letters Are For…

An “Appropriate” Lesson Learned From Lady Gaga

A friend of mine often uses the phrase “so inappropriate” when describing unprofessional employee actions or situations at work. The circumstances vary but typically consist of the use of mobile devices, grooming and hairstyles, certain behaviors, and attire that may be considered inappropriate or unprofessional in some professions and industries. What’s troubling is that when … Continue reading An “Appropriate” Lesson Learned From Lady Gaga