Don't Let These Mistakes Damage Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a quantitative measure of you creditworthiness, ranging from 300 to 850.  It is based on the following five categories: How much debt you have; your payment history; your debt utilization ratio; how far back your credit history goes; your mix of various types of credit. Here are five things that can […]

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

William Poundstone’s new bookAre You Smart Enough to Work at Google? is a 21st-Century guide to landing a job in the competitive, creative world of today’s top companies. Interviewers at many of the largest companies- not just  hip Silicon Valley start-ups and Google – including AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, and even Walmart […]

Kansas Career Pipeline is a Great Way to Explore Career Options and Begin Your Job Search

Kansas Career Pipeline is an excellent tool for job-seekers and for people who want to explore the requirements and opportunities in a given career.  Once you register on the Kansas Career Pipeline web site, you will be able to customize your account and find out through a step-by-step process  your interests, occupational options, and any […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Cover Letter

Cover letters  often present the most difficult and challenging task for job seekers.  There is no standard template, they must sometimes be written without a lot of lead time, and they are expected to be tailored to specific circumstances while having a highly positive impact on the reader.  In fact, some people just send in […]