Finding yourself in the wrong job, not because you lack the skills to do the job, but because the culture is a terrible fit, is a misery-invoking experience. And when it happens, it’s easy to wonder who is at fault: the company or the candidate?
By Susan Hoffman
Online Career Tips Contributor
When other people read your writing, they make a judgment about your intelligence and diligence based on what they see. Fortunately, editing mistakes are easy to avoid. To improve the overall quality of your editing, try these nine tips.
By Willie Davis
Faculty Member, School of Business at American Public University
How does your resume look? Or more importantly, what will be your new employer’s first impression of you when he or she reads your resume? Will they scratch their heads when attempting to translate your military jargon to their world? While the questions may be rhetorical, the answer is the difference between a resume that is saved for future consideration or one that results in an interview.
By Jaymie Pompeo
Contributor, Career Services
While presenting high quality work should always be your goal, perfectionists take it to an extreme that can be detrimental in the workplace. The amount of anxiety and stress from overanalyzing your efforts may contribute to producing low-quality work, missing deadlines, and may even hold you back, career-wise.