This past summer, our nation celebrated the 40th anniversary of the moon landing. I can recall how proud everyone was to be an American at the time. We can still appreciate what an incredible achievement it was to land on the moon.
About the same time as men were landing on the moon, the process of job hunting included putting on a nice suit and going door-to-door, unannounced, to speak with employers. Continue reading “Sometimes Old School Can Still Be Cool”
The ups and downs of a fallback position.
With a finance degree and five solid years as a financial analyst, Tamara did not picture herself working as a restaurant server again. “Times are tough right now, you do what you have to do in order to pay the bills,” she says with a shrug. Continue reading “Should You “Apply Down” for Jobs?”
Lessons learned from ingenious job seekers.
I want to share two of the great things I’ve seen on a resume and experienced in interviews recently. The job market is indeed tough, but these people have made the challenge surmountable. I’ve edited names of people and businesses for privacy. Continue reading “Artistic Puddle-Jumpers”
Getting older and getting back into the game.
Let’s face it; none of us are getting any younger. But the topsy-turvy nature of the current economy has left more of an indelible mark on members of the baby boomer generation than any other group. Continue reading “Don’t Let Grey Make You Blue”