Will Wearing Red Improve Your Interview Results?

The Power of Red in a Job Interview

I watched a show on the Discovery Channel called Head Games. The episode was Seeing is Believing. One of the pieces dealt with a woman wearing a white dress while asking for a single $1. Most people ignored her or made excuses, though a few would give her the $1. Then they dressed her in […]

Employment References in Retail

Don't Skimp on Due Diligence

Employment reference checks, job verification, background check, whatever you want to call it, it’s absolutely necessary part of the hiring process. This is normally a very standard process in many industries but I have found it is not uncommon for retail employers to completely skip this step of the hiring process. Why!? It’s such a […]

Real Life Lessons I Learned (the Hard Way) from My Mom

A Tribute to a Strong Inspirational Woman

Before I begin, there are a few things I’d like for you to know about my mom. She raised four kids of her own and then in her early 50s, adopted a baby girl who is now four. She’s a full-time LPN (which she says stands for the Low Paid Nurse), loves the Beatles and […]