Topic: resume

How To Gangnam Style Your Video Resume

How To Gangnam Style Your Video Resume

Can’t stop humming the Korean pop sensation “Gangnam Style”? You’re not alone. The catchy K-pop dance video just made the Guinness Book of World Records for most liked video in YouTube history. That’s a lot of thumbs up for artist PSY and his hilarious send up of Korean pop video tropes. Your video resume may never go viral, but there are some tips you can take from the unstoppable “Gangnam Style.” More »

5 Little Mistakes That Could Kill Your Resume

5 Little Mistakes That Could Kill Your Resume

Are you wishing for a job in the coming year? If you are just starting your job search, or have been applying what seems like too long, you know that your resume needs to be right on target. Below are some mistakes you might not realize you’re making on your resume that can affect your chances of landing a new job — or even just the interview: More »

Bullish: How Formal Should You Be At Work? (XOXO LOL!)

Bullish: How Formal Should You Be At Work? (XOXO LOL!)

How formal should you be in your career? Check out this letter from a writer I’ve called Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, which I discovered is the full name of Queen Elizabeth II. Apparently titled royals do not have surnames, although the Queen sometimes uses the name Windsor, because honestly, having three female first names and no last name kind of makes one sound like a very pretentious stripper. More »

What Price Tag Would You Put On Your Work Experience?

What Price Tag Would You Put On Your Work Experience?

If you were asked today to put a value on your experience, what type of price tag would it have?

I recently found myself asking this very question. I was having a conversation with my father, discussing an opportunity that was presented to me that had quickly turned into an unexpected haggle over compensation. It had left me feeling a bit uncomfortable. As he offered his advice, he made the comment that I must always remember that I am worth every penny I make and then some and I should never sell myself short. More »