What’s Wrecking Your Résumé? By Rachel Zupek, CareerBuilder.com

…Along with using subjective assertions, experts say job applicants are famous for filling their résumés with jargon words and empty language that say nothing of their actual capabilities — and it’s the most detrimental move a job seeker can make….

…One thing you won’t see on a successful résumé …


Workplace Reflects Generational Shifts Cecily O’Connor RedwoodAge.com

Generational differences in the workplace are becoming more apparent as baby boomers age, causing subtle, yet important changes, in corporate culture…

Given the impending workplace shifts, employers need to be mindful of experienced worker retention, prevalence of mobile technology and attention …


Business Basics Seeking Your Mentors Tara Weiss, 08.21.07, 3:00 PM ET

When it comes to mentors, one size doesn’t fit all.

… Instead…form a professional advisory board of counselors to lend a hand when you need career or professional advice. …

… “It’s like creating your team of mentors,” says Dale Winston, CEO of the executive search firm Battalia Winston …


Boomers will spend golden years at work Eve Tahmincioglu

… In the next decade or so, the U.S. workplace will be transformed with an explosion of flexible work schedules and a host of technologies that will make work tasks easier. …

… “Younger workers will be reaping the benefits of a more flexible workplace, but overall companies will be looking to groom them …


Discretion, Tools Help Hide A Job Hunt From the Boss By Dana Mattioli

Two days after posting his resume on a major job board, Jason Keith was called into his manager’s office for a talk. His boss found his resume online and wanted to know if he was considering leaving. From there, he says, he was viewed as a lame duck.. …