Work Experience

  • How American Workers' Lives Changed: Stats Tell The Story

    How American Workers' Lives Changed: Stats Tell The Story

    By Debra Auerbach Every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases data on employment and unemployment from the prior calendar year. "Work Experience of the Population - 2011" provides a snapshot of U.S. work activity in 2011 and how the information compares to data from previous years. Below are... Continue Reading

  • Does Your Resume Show You At Your Best?

    Does Your Resume Show You At Your Best?

    A publisher sent me a book on resume writing the other day. As I was paging through it, I realized something: it's been years since I've sent anyone a resume. During that time, a dozen clients have come and gone, but no one asks for a chronological list of my work history. Which is good, because I don't really... Continue Reading

  • Turning a Lot of Experience Into An Effective Resume

    Turning a Lot of Experience Into An Effective Resume

    How to use a varied work history to your advantage Perhaps, generations ago, students graduated from college and found jobs related to their majors. They stayed at these jobs for several years before moving on to the next job, which was still in the same industry but hopefully a step up. For today's... Continue Reading

  • Boss Alert: Happy Employees = Happy Customers

    Boss Alert: Happy Employees = Happy Customers

    Everyone knows that the customer is key and that satisfied customers who return and make recommendations to their friends create success for companies. But a recent study from the University of Missouri suggests that happy employees are almost as important as happy customers. Managers who not only focus on... Continue Reading