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?  



Surviving Your Office Holiday Party

Melanie Johnson

The end of the year is fast approaching, and for some workers, that means one thing – party season. Whether you love office parties or shudder at the idea of them, it’s a good idea to plan ahead and plan on making good choices.


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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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