19+ Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings

19+ Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings *This article was updated as of October 8, 2022. Click here to see a list of job board aggregators.  Even though I’m aware that in the past I’ve advocated for the abolition of job boards, they remain an excellent tool for companies wanting to identify and recruit […]

Seven Types of Support and Training Managers Need

seven types of training and support managers need

We have all heard about the importance of learning and development, aka training, yet not many employers do it. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers with fewer than 100 employees provided only 0.8 hours – that’s only 12 minutes – of manager training per six-month period. Organizations with 100-500 employees provided only 0.9 hours (6 minutes) […]

3 Sample Email Templates Job Seekers Can Send To A Recruiter

During the talk Carlos Gil and I gave at SXSW (Resumes Suck! 7 Ways to Find a Job With Social Media), we had a handful of questions that I wanted to follow up on. One in particular I thought was important was a question about how job seekers and candidates should best reach out to hiring […]

Resume Myths Series: #2 – The Resume Must Be One Page

Genesis of the 1-page resume Back in 1960’s, 70’s, and 80’s, it was common to see one-page resumes. Candidates frequently were told something like, “if you can’t say it in one page, don’t bother.” What was the point? Could it be possible that people back then didn’t want to read anything lengthy? This is possible […]

How to Quit a Job & Resign at Work

How to Write a Formal & Professional Resignation Letter

How I Quit My Job An employee goes from engaged to disengaged like lightening, and a passive candidate to active possibly even at a faster pace.  An employee reaches the decision in a split second.  They have reached their breaking point and had enough.  They quit their job or worse they continued being unproductive stealing […]

Plan B: Five Alternatives to a Summer Internship

Five Alternatives to a Summer Internship Things don’t always go according to plan, but don’t let the lack of a summer internship halt your professional development. College students can find numerous ways to excel and grow this summer.  Consider these five ideas: Study Is there a class you need or want to take? Or maybe […]