Have you ever hired anyone? Reviewed resumes for an open position? I still smile over the software developer who proclaimed on his CV that he was “born to code.” He got the job, and soon we learned that he wasn’t bragging after all. The team at Almagreta Resume Templates has collected and illustrated other funny statements from resumes they’ve…Details
There was a time when people went to a coffeehouse for, well, the coffee. But with the increase in freelance careers and remote work agreements, such places are now often packed with folks hard at work. At times, nearly everyone in the shop has a laptop or similar device with them. And they’re heads-down, learning, creating,…Details
Do you work with robots?
In some industries it’s the norm – hospitals, publishing, the military. There’s even a recent study showing how people respond to a robot boss.
But still, we were surprised when Conan O’Brien revealed that he has robots in his office. : )
Your skills are top-notch. You’d like to quit that day job and go out on your own. But it’s kinda scary. The folks at Fiverr know just how you feel. Their web site gives freelancers a home-base, attracting business for all sorts of services. All starting at five bucks. They acknowledge that becoming a freelancer isn’t easy. That…Details
It’s tough to find advice on job interviewing that hasn’t been done over and over again. But Glove and Boots somehow managed to provide some in this entertaining video. If you’re not famliar with Glove and Boots, they provide a popular webseries on YouTube. As their web site explains: “Glove and Boots is a place…Details
Thinking about getting another degree? Heading into a new career? Then you’re likely concerned about whether or not all the time, money & energy you’ll invest have a chance at paying off. But in the world of highly-competitive online colleges, gathering the data and doing the math to find that answer can be tricky. Which…Details
What if your employer offered you cash to quit? Would you take it? If you’re happy overall and feel connected to the company culture, maybe not. But if you’re already feeling dissatisfied, wondering how to cover cash flow if you were to quit, such an offer could be very appealing. Which is exactly what Riot…Details
I am not a trendy person. I was late to the game on contact lenses, skinny jeans, and Birkenstocks. I still can’t figure out how to flat-iron my hair, and I have been wearing earrings from the 80’s since the 80’s. But when it comes to the internet and most things Geek, I tend to…Details
If you’re considering heading back to school for an entirely new career, you might consider training in Computer Sciences. This infographic from Oracle Academy shows a projected increase in Computer Science jobs of 19% by 2020. There’s a varied assortment of jobs in this niche, and some don’t even require a specialized degree: software engineer, systems engineer, java developer,…Details
So you’re not thrilled with work lately, but you’re not sure what to do about it. Job hunt? Go back to school? Pursue a promotion? Well, before you invest the significant time, money & energy involved in those options, you might consider doing a little self-reflection via a DISC Assessment. Why, you ask? What could…Details