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You and Your CV, Part I: Ineffective CVs

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Your CV is your life. A bad CV is like not washing your hair for a month: instantly noticeable and utterly revolting. Forming such an impression in the minds of managers and HR officials is, I'm sure you'll agree, not conducive to finding your dream-job.

Congratulations! You're Virtually Hired!

Corinne Mills | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Corinne Mills

If you thought that the recruitment process couldn't get any more "techy," one of my career coaching clients related their experience this week of a "virtual interview."

Time to Stop Playing Business Card Scrabble With Our Qualifications?

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Dr Layla McCay

This week both my real life and my Twitter feed have been jumping with the question of post-nominal letters: what letters (if any) should you put after your name on a business card?

Here Are Seven Other Cases Of Resume Fraud

The Fiscal Times | MAUREEN MACKEY | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

From the Fiscal Times: The latest victim to fall from grace due to resume fraud is Scott Thompson, who was named Yahoo’s chief executive in Janua...

Interview Etiquette: How To Nail The Job In 20 Easy Steps!

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Do you know how to put your best foot forward in the interview process? Remember, it's all about the first impression, because yes, you only have one shot. Here are twenty tips to help you land the job of your dreams, or the one on the way to the job of your dreams.

Artists: Know the Difference Between a Resume and a C.V.

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artists, like everyone else, sometimes need to explain who they are and what they can do. Artists, however, have careers on two tracks: The first trac...

Background-Check Business Booms Thanks to China

Richard Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Powell

Firms that provide background checks on businesses and individuals have never been in such high demand -- thanks to a flood of fraudulent claims by Chinese businessmen and applicants.

Is There an Age Limit for 'Emerging Artists'?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The introduction that many art gallery owners have to artists is through information packets. A bio may inadvertently work to one's disadvantage if the artist reveals too much or too little. For instance, one's age.

Unpaid Internships Investigated: 'Mostly Drudgery' Means Employers Must Usually Pay, Say Regulators

New York Times | STEVEN GREENHOUSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Convinced that many unpaid internships violate minimum wage laws, officials in Oregon, California and other states have begun investigations and fined...

A Cavalcade of Crappy Video Resumes: Must Prospective Employers Put Us Through This Indignation?

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

With our current job climate, to get a foot up on the employment ladder it seems that job-seekers need to create a video resume. Why do they put us through this?