Tempted by Addictive Shows? Here’s Why to Avoid Them

Tempted by Addictive Shows? Here’s Why to Avoid Them.

Last Wednesday afternoon, I received a thought-provoking promotional insert along with my AT&T phone bill. It reads: HBO INCLUDED FOR LIFE* AT&T unlimited wireless plans come with entertaining movies and addictive shows on HBO.® I interrupted my housemate’s lunch with my expression of shock: “Can you believe this? AT&T is promoting addictiveness as a reason…

LinkedIn + Microsoft's Resume Assistant: Friend or Foe?

LinkedIn + Microsoft’s Resume Assistant: Friend or Foe?

The biggest conversation about LinkedIn nowadays seems to be about the perils of Resume Assistant, a child of LinkedIn and Microsoft’s recent marriage. LinkedIn touts Resume Assistant as an integration between LinkedIn and Microsoft Word that will help you accurately reflect who you are and what you’ve done, in a way that is tailored to…

How to Write a Bio that's Targeted and Attention-Getting

How to Write a Bio that’s Targeted and Attention-Getting

You’ve probably heard multiple times that there’s no “one-size-fits-all” resume. But what about bios? Is there a one-size-fits-all bio? My answer is steadfastly, “No.” You need to understand how to write a bio that’s targeted to each audience you’re addressing, based on that audience’s focus, interests, and needs. I personally have an entire Word document devoted…