Matching Your Resume to the Job

Yesterday, we looked at key resume mistakes to avoid. To complement that post, we now consider matching your resume to the job. This post is by guest blogger Bart Turczynski. He is a career expert. And a content editor. His career advice has been published by Workopolis, HuffPost, and CareerBuilder. Thank you to Bart and […]

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What Marketing Researchers Do – GRIT Report

Ever consider a career in marketing research? There are many opportunities. And the list is growing. Why Because of the greater uses of data analytics and research via the Internet of Things. See Thinking About a Career in Data Analytics? In addition, look at What’s Your “Dream Career”? Try These Personality Quizzes. Now, let’s move […]

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Robert Half 2018 Salary Guides

Many of us base job satisfaction on several factors. Yet, others stress salary as key. Where do YOU fit? Robert Half 2018 Salary Guides are the subject of today’s post. Due to interest, we have posted often about salaries. For example: Should Salaries Be Transparent? Marketing Salary Information Job Satisfaction & Salary? Earnings by Age, […]

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Job Interview Preparation Tips

The job interview may be the KEY step in the job search process. (First, you write a great resume to secure interviews!) With that in mind, this post tackles job interview preparation tips. These are a few prior posts on the job interview.   Being Real on a Job Interview!   Be on Your BEST Behavior When […]

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Careers in Business 2017: Now on YouTube

Earlier this year, we published a PowerPoint slideshow “2017 Edition of Careers in Business.” Now we have produced a YouTube version of this slideshow — which is easier to view; and it is complete with music. 🙂 PLEASE take a look at this video — in full-screen mode!      

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Video Tips to Help Improve YOUR Self-Confidence

Are there times when YOU don’t feel confident to speak in public, pursue a new job, ask for a promotion, etc.? This happens to most of us at one time or another. What can YOU do to be more motivated and self-confident? LEARN from and enjoy the six video clips that are shown below! 🙂 […]

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Motivational Quotes to Get You Going

There are times when all of us need some inspiration to keep us motivated. Our favorite (as reflected in the blog subtitle is to “live life every day.” 🙂 What is YOUR  favorite  inspirational quote? For more inspiration, check out the 50 motivational quotes from Inc. (curated by Jeff Haden). Here is Inc.’s top ten: […]

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What Are Today’s Hot Jobs?

An important consideration for people planning their careers and doing job searches is the popularity of various occupations in terms of the number of employees to be hired in those occupations. As always, marketing-related careers rate highly. Recently, LinkedIn published an article on the most popular occupational categories listed at that Web site: “Getting a […]

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Attributes That Employers Study for Their Marketing Hires

What attributes do employers most value when considering candidates for marketing positions? Certainly, there are many possible answers to this question depending on the company, the specific job, and other criteria. Nonetheless, here is an interesting delineation of factors that employers consider, as suggested by Geoffrey James for Inc.: “Hiring great marketers can be challenging, […]

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FREE: 2017 Edition of Careers in Business

Learn about the many opportunities and challenges facing those interested in a career in business. The latest data are included. Lots of data!!   Outline of Topics: General Hints Background Data By Occupation Long-term Trends Hot Long-term Business Career Opportunities Bureau Of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook LinkedIn “Find A Job” Resources    

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