Weekly Job Byte

Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Job Fair

When you’re job searching, take some time to attend job fairs. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with employers that you might not be able to access any other way. Plus, job fairs and career expos often offer networking programs, resume reviews, and workshops for job seekers.

What can you do to compete with the crowds attending job fairs? These tips will help you get ready to attend and maximize your opportunities while you’re there. Read More.

11 Things Smart People Won’t Say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.

These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true.

Worst of all, there’s no taking them back once they slip out.

I’m not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color jokes, or politically incorrect faux pas.  Read More.

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My Boss Fired Me, Then He Got Fired — Can I Go Back?
Dear Liz,
I’m a technical sales support specialist.

I had a terrible relationship with my former boss “Hal.” Hal has a strong personality and he doesn’t worry about people’s feelings when he has something to say.

Over the nine months I worked for Hal I heard him call me and my co-workers lazy, stupid, unqualified, overpaid and untalented — not once or twice, but dozens of times.

My co-workers started quitting within a month of Hal’s arrival.

I lasted nine months working for Hal.

I was job-hunting but I got fired before I could find a new job. Read More.

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