Interview Tips

Top 10 Best Books For Interview Questions and Answers and Tips

Top 10 Best Books For Interview Questions and Answers and Tips

[ 1 ] January 17, 2014 |

By Tonya Wells – If you are one of the following individuals, this list will give you a solid list of Headhunter Recommended books that you should check out: Managers getting ready to conduct their first interview to hire an employee College students beginning the post-college career search Experienced professionals switching jobs mid-career People changing […]

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Interview Tips: Top 10 Things That Can Irritate a Recruiter or Hiring Manager

Interview Tips: Top 10 Things That Can Irritate a Recruiter or Hiring Manager

November 4, 2013 |

By Tonya Wells – BlogAboutJobs.com recently conducted a survey with over 200 recruiters and hiring managers worldwide. We received a lot of feedback, and the results are published here. These recruiters and hiring managers were asked to submit their Top 10 Things That Irritate Them the Most About a Candidate AND their Top 10 Things […]

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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

Do Companies Still Give Employees a Christmas Bonus and Does it Affect Turnover?

Do Companies Still Give Employees a Christmas Bonus and Does it Affect Turnover?

[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Why Give Out a Christmas Bonus? By Tonya Wells – Op Ed. – Each year my family and I enjoy watching Chevy Chase in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and my favorite part every year is when Clark’s cousin Eddy kidnaps his company’s CEO and delivers him to his family wrapped up in a big bow. […]

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Charisma – What is it and How to Project It

Charisma – What is it and How to Project It

[ 0 ] July 12, 2013 |

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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Career Advice

Download Our Free 2014 Hiring Trends Report!

Download Our Free 2014 Hiring Trends Report!

[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Download our Free Report about 2014 Hiring Trends! This report compiled by Ally Resource Group, the owner of BlogAboutJobs is a comprehensive report of 2014 Hiring Trends. If you are looking for 2014 Hiring Trends, you will find it in this report.

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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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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

Comparison Chart of the Top 5 Resume Builder Software Applications

Comparison Chart of the Top 5 Resume Builder Software Applications

October 28, 2013 |

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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ResumeMaker Professional Deluxe 15 (Download) Review – Resume Builder Series

ResumeMaker Professional Deluxe 15 (Download) Review – Resume Builder Series

October 24, 2013 |

Resume Builder Series By Tonya Wells -One of the corporations who has produced the most options for resume builder / resume software is Individual Software, Inc. They are the makers of ResumeMaker Professional 15, available in a PC download version from Amazon.com here. Version 15 was released August 7, 2009, so beware of using any […]

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ResumeMaker Professional Ultimate 4 (Download) Review – Resume Builder Series

ResumeMaker Professional Ultimate 4 (Download) Review – Resume Builder Series

October 24, 2013 |

Resume Builder Series By Tonya Wells – One of the corporations who has produced the most options for resume builder / resume software is Individual Software, Inc. They are the makers of ResumeMaker Professional Ultimate 4, available in a PC download version from Amazon.com here. ResumeMaker Professional Ultimate 4 was released August 7, 2009, so […]

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