What To Know Before Your First Day at Work

College students starting out in the working world after years as students may be feeling apprehensive about about what lies ahead in the working world. Below, Carolyn Thompson, longtime executive recruiter and Managing Principal at Merito Group, talks about what college grads should know before their first day as a gainfully employed adult. How can Read More …

How to Dress for Success in the Sizzling Days of Summer

by Vicky Oliver This summer, as college grads peddle their freshly earned degrees into prime positions in the skilled workforce, they may come up against unwritten rules of decorum when it comes to workplace fashion. In the professional world, appearance matters. With their impressive resumes in hand, college grads hoping to enter the job market Read More …

CEO Bob Pritchett Shares Career Advice for Millennials

Getting ahead in today’s job market can be challenging, especially for less experienced employees. In order to overcome the inevitable career speed-bumps, you’ll need to make wise decisions. How do you make the best career decisions when you don’t have experience? Take advice from an expert! Below, CEO and entrepreneur Bob Pritchett shares his career Read More …

Tips on Working and Living in an Expensive City

The cost of living in many cities is rising rapidly. Rental costs have increased to the point that many residents can no longer afford housing. However, these areas also hold more job opportunities for entry-level employees than less expensive rural or suburban areas. Therefore, it’s crucial to learn how to live on a modest salary Read More …

Designer Paula Kennedy Offers Advice for Career Changers

According to a recent study by CareerBuilder¬†and research firm Harris Interactive,¬†21% of full-time employees want to change their jobs. After 11 years at the same corporation, Paula Kennedy was ready for a career change, too. She decided to pursue her passion for design: She enrolled in courses at the Art Institute of Seattle, went on Read More …

When Applying for Jobs, Quality Beats Quantity

If you’re trying to find a job,¬† you may think that the more resumes you send out, the more likely you are to land an interview. But when trying to attract a hiring manager’s attention, it’s best to focus on tailoring your resume to relevant jobs rather than applying to as many jobs as possible. Read More …