7 Proven Ways to Land a Dream Job

7 Proven Ways to Land a Dream Job

By Lexie Dye While thousands of students are returning to college, recent graduates have either launched their careers or are trying to nail down their initial jobs. Others are just dreaming. How do you put yourself in a position for achieving the goal you dream...
Job Hop for Right Reasons, but Not Too Often

Job Hop for Right Reasons, but Not Too Often

Despite my advice not to do so, a young friend quit his job last week and will begin a new one soon. That’s no big deal unless it’s your third job in the past 12 months. Claiming low pay and a cultural-fit mistake, he jumped at the latest opportunity. I reluctantly...
5 Fundamental Rules of Job Reference Etiquette

5 Fundamental Rules of Job Reference Etiquette

I got an unexpected call last week from a reference checker seeking insights about a former employee. I wasn’t aware my former colleague was seeking a new gig, and the screener didn’t disclose what job she was seeking, So, I had to wing my responses. I...