Focus on the Job Search Factors You Can Control

Bill Reagan

Job hunting can be a soul-bruising exercise. So how can you stop yourself from agonizing over the wrong details when you're looking for work?



Don't Set Your Dream in Stone

Melanie Johnson

Sometimes we work really hard to reach a certain goal, only to get there and realize it's not all it was cracked up to be. So what do you do if your dream job is causing you to lose sleep?  


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What Kind of Jobs Can I Get Through a Staffing Company?

Guest Contibutor

There’s an ongoing misconception that staffing companies only offer short-term jobs, not a long-term career advantage. We asked Volt’s Lauren Jones, Director of Talent Acquisition, to provide some insights on what a staffing company can really do.


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Should You Put Side Projects on Your Resume

Guest Contibutor

As I sorted through the applicants for a direct-hire Web Developer opening, Justin's resume looked  like all of the others I received. They were all qualified, they all had solid work history, and they all interviewed well. So why did Justin get the job? ...


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World's Simplest Job Interview Advice

Bill Reagan

I was an English major working at an automotive shop -- it was a job, not a calling, but it paid the bills. One day a customer dropped off her car and gave me her business card that read "Advertising and Public Relations."  I told her that I had always wanted to write advertising, but didn't know where to start. She said, "If you want to give it a try, start at my office." ...


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