Interview Tips

How to Dress for an Interview (and What NOT to Wear – Ever)

How to Dress for an Interview (and What NOT to Wear – Ever)

January 27, 2015 |

An Amazon Top 100 Job Hunting Book How to Dress for an Interview, & What NOT to Wear if You Really Want the Job! By Tonya Wells – Have you been going to interview after interview, but you never get that elusive job offer? It might not be your lack of experience holding you back! […]

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First Impressions Count – There Are No Do-Overs

First Impressions Count – There Are No Do-Overs

April 29, 2014 |

First Impressions Are Made in 5 Seconds By Tonya Wells – It’s an unconscious thing that we all do, but everyone makes automatic assumptions about someone within the first 5 seconds that we see them. It’s not intentional. It’s just automatic. There is something within our subconscious that takes in everything we see instantly. It […]

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Find a Job

Resume Format  – How Long Should Your Resume Be?

Resume Format – How Long Should Your Resume Be?

May 16, 2013 |

The #1 Resume Format Question I Get Asked! By Tonya Wells – One of the most common questions I receive from job seekers is about their resume format – specifically, how long their resume should be. How many pages a resume should be really depends on how long you have been in the work force […]

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Top 10 Job Search Engines to Help You Find a Job

Top 10 Job Search Engines to Help You Find a Job

May 14, 2013 |

Top 10 Job Search Engines List By Tonya Wells – With the dizzying amount of job search engines that are available on the Internet today, you could spend weeks, even months, and still not get to all of them. Some job search engines are specific to certain job types or industries, while others are catch-alls. […]

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Leadership Principles

Charisma – What is it and How to Project It

Charisma – What is it and How to Project It

[ 0 ] January 12, 2014 |

Charisma – Do You Need It? By Tonya Wells – Charisma is one of the primary traits needed to influence others. In future articles, we will be taking a look at other traits required to influence others, but this article will focus strictly on charisma. What is it? How do you describe it? How do […]

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Top 20 Things You Can Do to Project More Charisma

Top 20 Things You Can Do to Project More Charisma

January 12, 2014 |

What is Charisma? By Tonya Wells – We all know it when we see it. It is instantaneous personal magnetism that some individuals seem to possess as a natural born gift. They draw others to them, are fun to be around, and they make you feel like you are instantly their best friend – along […]

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Career Advice

Will Ear Gauges Ruin Your Career?

Will Ear Gauges Ruin Your Career?

December 20, 2014 |

Ear Gauges, Ear Tunnels, and Ear Spikes By Tonya Wells – There is a huge growing trend among the 15 to the 30-something year old crowd to stretch their ear lobes so that they have huge holes in them. Called ear gauging, the holes in the ear lobes are stretched a little bit at a time, […]

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Slighted on a Promotion? Don’t Turn in Your Notice Yet!

Slighted on a Promotion? Don’t Turn in Your Notice Yet!

January 29, 2014 |

By Tonya Wells – Today is Promotion Day. You’ve been counting down the days for months now fully expecting to finally get that promotion to Manager, Sr. Manager, Director, Vice President, up to ‘fill in the blank’ job title. But, an hour ago, you were told that it’s just not happening this year. Your company overlooked you for the third year […]

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Employment Law

Tattoo Cover-Up: Can Company Dress Codes Ban Tattoos in the Workplace?

Tattoo Cover-Up: Can Company Dress Codes Ban Tattoos in the Workplace?

October 15, 2013 |

By Tonya Wells – Can your employer’s dress code ban you from showing your tattoos at work or force you to wear cover-up make-up over them? To make a long story short, yes they can, as long as the tattoos are not worn for religious or cultural reasons. A long time ago, tattoos were only […]

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Top 10 Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a Potential Employee

Top 10 Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a Potential Employee

July 12, 2013 |

By Tonya Wells – I get asked all the time for a list of interview questions that are illegal for companies to ask during a job interview. Some interview questions are just in poor taste, and some are not EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) compliant and are not legal to ask a potential employee. Whether you are an old […]

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Resume Help

How to Make a Resume – Questions to Get You Started and What to Include

How to Make a Resume – Questions to Get You Started and What to Include

October 31, 2013 |

By Tonya Wells – Part of the resume service that I provide includes sending out several checklists and questionnaires such as the one below to candidates prior to assembling their resume. I can provide guidance for how to make a resume, but only the candidate knows what experience, accomplishment, and benefits he or she brings […]

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Top 5 Creepy Things to Not Put on Your Resume

Top 5 Creepy Things to Not Put on Your Resume

July 12, 2013 |

By Tonya Wells – In an attempt to get hired, sometimes desperate times call for desperate measures. However, there are some things that even to a recruiter just scream of desperation. And, desperation is a turn-off to everyone, so try not to go overboard in your attempt to get hired. 1) Personal pictures – Pictures in […]

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Other Recent Posts

Deciding Whether or Not to Use Resume Builder | Resume Software

Deciding Whether or Not to Use Resume Builder | Resume Software

October 24, 2014 |

By Tonya Wells -Two of the biggest search terms that job candidates search for according to Google are “resume builder” and “resume samples”. A resume is one of those things that most job hunters MUST HAVE in order to get employed. The only exception to this might be non-professional jobs, but many of the companies […]

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Comparison Chart of the Top 5 Resume Builder Software Applications

Comparison Chart of the Top 5 Resume Builder Software Applications

February 28, 2014 |

By Tonya Wells -If you are currently working on revamping your resume, you might want to consider using resume builder software to speed up your efforts and improve the overall quality of your final resume. Below you will find a comparison chart of the Resume Builder Software that I recently reviewed here. I am a […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas | Client Gift Ideas | Corporate Gift Ideas | Christmas Gifts 2013

Christmas Gift Ideas | Client Gift Ideas | Corporate Gift Ideas | Christmas Gifts 2013

[ 0 ] December 4, 2013 |

Christmas Gift Ideas & Guidelines for Client Gifts By Tonya Wells – Need Christmas gift ideas for your client – FAST? Then, this is your article. I’ve got some gift-giving guidelines as well as some gift ideas listed below. One of the best times of the year to show your clients how much you appreciate […]

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