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TARDINESS AT WORK Taken from CareerBuilder.com ~~~Stats~~~ Tardiness at work -According to a recent CareerBuilder.com/USA Today survey that found 16 percent of workers arrive late to work at least once a week. The survey, conducted in the United States from February 15 to March 6, 2007, included responses from 6,823 employees in the private sector… Read more »

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40 IS THE NEW 30? You know how we all keep hearing, “40 is the NEW 30!”?– well, I’m not quite sure how much of that I really believe, maybe it is in Hollywood– but it doesn’t stop me from lathering on the wrinkle cream every morning and night in hopes of stopping the increasingly… Read more »

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Hello, My name is Karen D’Anna and I have been collaborating with fellow writer Erin Kennedy, owner of Professional Resume Service for over a year. I first began contributing to Professional Resume Services when I realized the extraordinary standards and high-caliber services offered. I myself have changed careers several times since leaving college. I realized… Read more »

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NETWORKINGA friend of mine recently asked me what was the hardest part of job search for most people. The answer? NETWORKING. Networking can be as unnerving as standing up in front of an audience for some people. Of course you have others, like most of my sales cleints, who can get up in front of… Read more »

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I recently came across an interesting article about failure. I know how many times I’ve failed at something and thought, “why did I even try it to begin with?”. But the jewel of failure is that along the way, we usually end up discovering our hidden talents. Read below… WHY FAILURE IS GOOD How do… Read more »

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TO VACATION or NOT TO VACATION… Are you daydreaming of pina coladas on a sandy white beach, but know you will never get there? Do you have weeks of vacation days saved up but haven’t taken any? Are you completely stressed out, but know now is not the time to take a vacation? Whether you… Read more »

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The Importance of the Thank You LetterI’ve been asked many, many times, “Do I really need to send a Thank You letter to the employer?”… and the answer is always, “Yes! Yes! Yes!”. Okay, so I am a bit anal about Thank You’s. I know that. I get pretty irritated if I don’t get one… Read more »

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ARE WOMEN STILL EARNING LESS THAN MEN? Being a woman, you can imagine how I felt when I recently read an article stating that women are STILL earning 12% less than a man in a comparable position. This is an important issue because at some point in our lives, 80-90% of all women will be… Read more »

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