Author: Katy Davis

Teachers are those special people who taught each and every one of us that no dream is too big and we can never jump too high. Teachers are our mentors, cheerleaders, and even best friends. Not only have they sacrificed so much to help us...

Staying organized during your job search isn’t always the easiest task. From staying on top of the employers you want to work for, to all of the job applications you submitted online, you want to make sure you don’t get lost in the midst of your job search....

Job seekers spend hours drafting their CVs, contacting different companies in hope to get a call for an interview. A smart job seeker knows the common interview questions for a job interview and will prepare answers accordingly. Anticipating and crafting interview questions and answers give you the...

Imagine you have just heard the fantastic news, "Congratulations! We'd like you to join our company." You start jumping up and down and screaming for joy. At this point, the employer is likely to want you to commit as quickly as possible, sign an offer letter, and put the search to...

Whether you’re on the subway or walking your dog, your smartphone now allows you to apply for jobs wherever you go.  Today’s job seeker is on the go and doesn’t have time to sit down for endless hours each day searching and applying for jobs....

Short staffed on a busy day? A forgotten back burner project due by the end of day? Stumped in the spotlight?  We have all at some point or another been at victims of Murphy’s Law: If anything can go wrong, it will. In other words, no matter...

An elevator speech (ES) is becoming an important item in the toolkit of most people. It doesn’t  matter if you are a job seeker, business person, or gainfully employed professional, you need a powerful elevator speech (ES) to extend and support your personal brand.  What you say...

There are many habits that can have negative consequences for your job but, of all of them, being late for work is one of the most common. Being late on more then the odd occasion can result in negative outcomes, probably the most serious being losing...

The current economic climate and changing job market has started to alter the types of questions employers ask in an interview.  With hundreds of Internet pages dedicated to types of interview questions and all listing the same “general” type questions (what are your strengths, where do you see yourself...

When you know you're right and your boss is wrong, figuring out whether to speak up can betricky. But if you handle it adeptly, disagreeing with your boss can actually make you a more valuable employee. Of course, if you do it wrong, it can make you a less...