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Jul 5, Preparing for an Interview – Find Out about the Employer

Preparing for an interview begins with gathering company information. Having extensive and valid information about the employer gives you a competitive edge over the other job candidates. These are the top 5 resources for finding out about the ...

Shine Where You Are: Making the Most of “Here” Before You Get to “There”

Are you exactly where you want to be? For most people the answer is probably “No.” Maybe it’s “No, not quite, but I’m getting there,” or maybe it’s more like “No way, I’m not even close!” Maybe you’d like a job you could enjoy more, or a bigger ...

Why I’m Trying Harder to Be Kind to Strangers

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~Leo Buscaglia From uttering unkind words to ...

So you didn’t get the degree you wanted…

You have finally finished University – the rest of your life beckons. You should be fired up with excitement but your results weren’t quite what you’d hoped. Instead of getting that magic 2.1 you’ve got the dreaded 2.2.  Or maybe even ...

Stand Out and Move Up In Your Career – Write a Book

Job hunters go to great lengths to stand out to prospective employers. We’ve heard of people using everything from a singing telegram to helium balloon delivery to make sure their name gets remembered and their resume doesn’t end up in the trash. ...

Jul 3, Receptionist Interview Questions and Answers

The receptionist interview questions you can expect are likely to be a challenging mix of behavioral-based interview questions, questions that explore your skills and experience and questions that evaluate your motivational fit with the company and ...

When Someone You Love Is Grieving: How to Really Help

“The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a ...

How and Why To Take Care of Your Back

Your Reliable, Invisible Back. Have you noticed your back recently? Felt a twinge, or a need to stretch? We often take our backs for granted. They work hard every day, making it possible for us to lift, turn, walk, sit, and do our fitness routines. ...

Jul 2, Sample Retail Sales Resume

This retail sales resume can be customized to meet your specific needs. Highlight how your retail experience and skills are a good match for the job responsibilities and skill requirements. Convince the employer of your suitability. Whatever the ...

7 Ways Running Helps Me Live My Best Life

“I don’t run to add days to my life, I run to add life to my days.” ~Ronald Rook Growing up, I was always a bit on the tubby side, or, as my mum would say, “stocky.” Old and grainy camcorder footage from the early nineties shows me at four years ...