Job Applications: Quick Tip #8

Quick Tip #8 Individualize Don’t be afraid to make your resume stand out, even if your skill set doesn’t fit the job application 100%. Remember, the hiring manager is hiring you, not your resume. If you volunteer or have extra certifications, make sure to include them on your resume. If you want to apply forContinue reading “Job Applications: Quick Tip #8”

Word of the Week: Winter

The word winter is a noun and defined as the season between autumn and spring comprising (in the northern hemisphere) of the months of December, January, and February or extending from the December solstice to the March equinox. First used before the 12th century, the word winter derives from Proto-Germanic “wintru-” or “wet”, but unfortunatelyContinue reading “Word of the Week: Winter”

Word of the Week: Spring

The word spring is a noun and is defined as the season between winter and summer comprising (in the northern hemisphere) of the months of March, April, and May or astronomically extending from the March equinox to the June solstice. First used before the 12th century, the word spring derives from the Old English wordContinue reading “Word of the Week: Spring”

Job Applications: Quick Tip # 7

Quick Tip #7 Customize As much as we would like to make the perfect, universal resume and submit it to every job post—that’s just not the case. To receive the best results, your resume should be tailored for each application (think section titles and order presented). Different applications require different focus areas; perhaps you areContinue reading “Job Applications: Quick Tip # 7”

Word of the Week: Pumpernickel

Pumpernickel is a noun and defined as a dark coarse sourdough bread made of unbolted rye flour. The word pumpernickel is a Germanic word that can be broken down into words pumper+nickel. Pumper meaning “break wind” and nickel, a shortened name for Nicholas, meaning goblin or Old Nick/Satan; thus, pumpernickel can be translated as “fartingContinue reading “Word of the Week: Pumpernickel”

Word of the Week: Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo is a noun and defined as a dish consisting of fettuccine noodles with butter, Parmesan cheese, cream, and seasonings. Although invented by Alfredo di Lelio in Rome, in the late-1800’s, today the dish isn’t commonly served or known about in Italy. In the mid-1900’s, the dish became incredibly popular among American celebrities whoContinue reading “Word of the Week: Fettuccine Alfredo”

Interview the Industry: Sales

What do you wish you had done to prepare yourself for a career in sales? For sales—it’s important to read books about initial cold calling and initiating conversation such as Smart Calling: Eliminate the Fear and Rejection from Cold Calling. This industry is a lot about trying out what works for you and finding yourContinue reading “Interview the Industry: Sales”

Word of the Week: California Roll

California roll is a noun and defined as a type of sushi roll containing avocado, cucumber, and imitation crab meat wrapped by seaweed and rice. There are a lot of theories about and many chefs who claim to have invented the California roll. For example, some historians claim the inventor of the California roll isContinue reading “Word of the Week: California Roll”

Interview the Industry: Quick Tip #1

Interview the Industry Quick Tip #1: Develop a host mentality When attending a networking event for your industry, Amy Hudson, Realtor with CS Luxury Group at Keller Williams Realty, recommends having the Host Party Mentality. Arrive to the networking event on time and greet individuals as they come in. As you greet them, strike upContinue reading “Interview the Industry: Quick Tip #1”