January 2016

When looking for work, try hospitality

Many job seekers are chasing hospitality jobs due to its tremendous growth. Even during bad economic times, this industry seems to be holding its own. As a result, hospitality managers and workers are in high…



Find a Job in a Jobless Era

Despite what Government cheerleaders tell you, unemployment is still chronic. But here’s the good news: You can find a job in a jobless era because there always jobs out there in any economy. Those jobs…



How to Control Clutter — part 2

As we discussed in the previous post on Your Career Service about the four principles of clutter control, you need to take control of clutter before clutter takes control of you. The reason for having…


Four Principles of Clutter Control

You need to get rid of clutter before clutter takes control of you—your career, your job, and your job search. Clutter will take over if you let it. Your life will go a lot smoother…


How to quit a job

Lots of workers are quitting their jobs this month. That’s why there’s traditionally more hiring in January so companies can fill vacant slots. If you’re one of the lucky candidates who has scored a new…


Managing Stress at Work

Stress at work can take from six months to three years off your life, according to a study taken last October by researchers at Harvard and Stanford Universities. “If we’re living in a constant state of…


How to quit smoking to enhance your career

Think you have trouble quitting smoking? An old segment on the Dr Phil Show featured a man who had a heart attack but checked-out of the hospital so he could smoke a cigarette! If you’re a…


How to be a Good Listener

If your idea of listening is to wait for your chance to jump in with what you want to say, then you’re like most people—listening losers. You need to become a listening winner at interviews…