Having a great mentor can be extremely beneficial for career advancement. Choosing the best mentor for you, however, needs to be a strategic decision to ensure the relationship will help you move your career forward.
If you're in your final year of college, be warned: the rumors about landing a job in this economy are true. You should be taking steps today, not next semester, to prepare yourself. To find out what students can do to better prepare for the current job market, the author spoke with career coaches, recruiters and recent graduates.
What do you do when you're faced with a challenge at work? This column generally recommends that you take a look inside and understand your own inner dynamics before taking outer action. But what if you really don't know how to go about that? This article focuses on reflection, self-awareness and taking responsibility for your own reactions.
Many job seekers question whether or not they should send a cover letter with their resume. It's a question that's up for debate between job search professionals, and you'll receive conflicting advice everywhere. Not sending a cover letter for a position could be a risky move, so if you are extremely interested in the position for which you're applying, your best bet is to include one.
Adam Bryant interviews Enrique Salem, president and CEO of Symantec, about the challenges of leading and managing.
Looking for a job can be stressful. While 15 to 20 years of work experience are valuable, sometimes they can work against you. Being aware of perceptions that recruiters might have of you can help you tackle them better ahead of your job interview.
A majority of candidates today do not receive a response on a submitted resume. So the big question is, when is it appropriate to follow-up?
Find out which cities are best for young professionals. Is your city one of them?
This article offers advice on how to write resumes and cover letters. It also includes the do's and don'ts of resume writing.
Interviews can strike fear in the hearts of the most seasoned job seekers. If you don't have a lot of experience interviewing, it's not unusual to feel mild jitters or even outright terror at the thought of sitting down with a potential employer. But you don't have to let emotions turn that important hiring hurdle into a horror show. Experts offer several tips for preventing anxiety from torpedoing your chances of landing the job.
A writer describes his top ten tips for a happy and successful career.
Finding a professional mentor can be a daunting task. The world is changing, and so is the way we communicate and work with one another. While mentoring still plays a critically important role, it has taken on new forms due to escalating workloads, increasing demand and changing technology considerations. This article explains fundamental shifts in the way that mentoring relationships work.
As the midpoint of summer fast approaches, it's time to take stock of your summer internship and make sure you're moving in the right direction. Here's an instructive way to think about where you are now, where you're going, and how to get there-it's called Your Personal Matrix and it includes a snapshot of your Current Situation along with your Wish List of where you hope to go/be.
A group of young professionals with disabilities host first meeting to encourage peer networking, volunteerism and career guidance among those with disabilities.
This article provides the readers with tips to land an interview. Tips for resume building, interviewing, and what to do after the interview.