The Right Answers to Three Job Search Questions


by Sharon Boerbon Hanson Today, no room exists for even one small misstep when you search for a new job. Knowing the answers to these three questions can make the difference between “We want you” and “Sorry.”   Question: What is a resume? Answer: For you, it’s a tool to get you the interview.  For … Continue reading The Right Answers to Three Job Search Questions

Establishing an Online Presence? Post Wisely.


by Tom Melander Google CEO Eric Schmidt was on Colbert a couple of weeks ago and made a point that bears repeating: once you post something online, it’s out there forever (especially if it’s risqué). Joining online groups and participating in discussions is a great way to get noticed by potential employers. It’s common practice … Continue reading Establishing an Online Presence? Post Wisely.

A View from the Other Side of the Interview Table


by Sharon Boerbon Hanson Your answers to interview questions tell employers more about you than you might think. Interview questions are designed to evaluate traits, abilities, and skills that the interviewer hasn’t asked directly about.  Understanding what an employer is hoping to discover will help you present yourself in a way that moves you from … Continue reading A View from the Other Side of the Interview Table

Adult Learners Grow in Strength


by Laura Gilbert Depending on how you count them, adult learners represent anywhere from 48 to 85 percent of students in postsecondary classrooms. Adult degree completion programs, for-profit specialty schools, expanded community college offerings, and online options make it possible for adults of all ages and interests to return to school. But what is motivating … Continue reading Adult Learners Grow in Strength

Avoid These Common Interview Tricks, Traps & Pitfalls


by Sharon Boerbon Hanson Employers are looking for “must haves.” Present yourself as a “must have” by avoiding the tricks, traps, and pitfalls that trip many people up during interviews.  For each question the employer asks, you want to answer in a way that positions you as the most desirable candidate. Read on to see … Continue reading Avoid These Common Interview Tricks, Traps & Pitfalls

Avoid These Common Interview Tricks, Traps & Pitfalls


by Sharon Boerbon Hanson Employers are looking for “must haves.” Present yourself as a “must have” by avoiding the tricks, traps, and pitfalls that trip many people up during interviews.  For each question the employer asks, you want to answer in a way that positions you as the most desirable candidate. Read on to see … Continue reading Avoid These Common Interview Tricks, Traps & Pitfalls