Job Interview Strategy: Mastering The Tailoring Method

By Mike Simpson It seems like everyone is always searching for the elusive “job interview magic bullet” that will let them walk into a job interview and (with minimal effort) land the job of their dreams. I’m not here to tell you in doesn’t exist. It does! It’s called “get handed a job by billionaire…

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Social Worker Job Description (Skills, Duties, Salary, Education & More)

By Jeff Gillis Struggle; sometimes, it’s simply a part of life. But, when the going gets tougher than tough, no one is alone. Social workers – the unsung heroes of the social services landscape – are there to help. Social workers use their vast knowledge of community resources to connect people with the assistance they…

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30-60-90 Day Plan for Job Seekers (Template Included)

By Mike Simpson “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” That powerful sentiment – from the mind of Benjamin Franklin – has long been used to extol the virtues of planning. But there’s an issue with quotes like that. While the thought is on target, it isn’t very actionable. Luckily, people stepped in…

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Office Manager Job Description (Salary, Skills, Duties, Certification & More)

By Jeff Gillis Every company on the planet has one thing in common; they have to handle administrative tasks. Essentially, there’s no escape from paperwork, scheduling, and similar responsibilities. To some degree, every business deals with that stuff. But office managers are the ones master it, turning that ragtag group of duties into well-developed systems.…

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Receptionist Job Description (Salary, Skills, Training, Duties & More)

By Mike Simpson If one person was the physical embodiment of a company, it wouldn’t be the product manager, marketing director, or even the CEO. Instead, that honor goes to one person: the receptionist. In many ways, a receptionist is the organization’s handshake. When it comes to first impressions, they are the one making it.…

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Top 15 Highest Paying Trade Jobs in 2020

By Jeff Gillis When Mike Rowe, the blue-collar philosopher and former star of Dirty Jobs, was asked about the biggest myths surrounding trade school jobs, his answer was simple: “…The biggest misconception is lousy pay.” And, to put it simply, he’s right. Many people think skilled tradespeople earn a pittance. That, somehow, a life of…

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How to Show That You’re Detail-Oriented in a Job Interview

By Mike Simpson Being detail-oriented is a valuable trait. Think about it; when you envision a detail-oriented person, what comes to mind? Someone who’s in control and attentive? A person that has their ducks in a row? The kind of professional that makes sure they dot the i’s and cross the t’s? Right, a detail-oriented…

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Marketing Manager Job Description (Salary, Skills, Duties, Certification & More)

By Mike Simpson If there’s one job that’s touched the lives of practically every person, it’s the marketing manager. Think about it; how many ads do you think you see in a day? 100? 1,000? Sorry to tell you, those guesses aren’t even close. Today, people see upward of 5,000 ads every single day. They…

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Top 15 Low-Stress Jobs That Pay Well in 2020

By Mike Simpson Do you think that the only way to make a great salary is to take on a high-stress job? If so, you might be thankful to know that you’re wrong. Plenty of low-stress jobs come with respectable salaries. Isn’t that a relief? A mellow way of life is possible, as long as…

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How to Write a Great LinkedIn Summary (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Today, there are over 675 million LinkedIn users. That’s more than double the population of the United States. Holy cow, right? Not only is that an impressive figure, but it also showcases the trial many LinkedIn users face when crafting their LinkedIn summary and the rest of their profile. What trial might…

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