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Retail Buyer Finds Trends Fuel Sales at The Paper Store

Being quick to capitalize on trends such as Beanie Boos, Rainbow Looms and Minecraft ? and being smart about marketing and product supply ? are a fine balancing act that Meg Anderson Lavoie has perfected at The Paper Store.

Ethics in Etiquette

Emily Post believed ethics to be an integral part of etiquette. Ethical behavior involves making decisions in interacting with people where those decisions have a moral component. The ethical customer recognizes the imperative of ethical behavior in his actions with vendors and suppliers.

LinkedIn Groups Top 100 for Job Seekers and Recruiters in 2014

Where people are using LinkedIn as a job board. (Not sure how or why to use LinkedIn Groups on your job search? Check out: Everything You Need to Know About Finding Jobs with LinkedIn Groups) 100 LinkedIn Groups for job candidates This...Show More Summary

Help! I missed a Deadline

Elaine Varelas offers advice as to what one should do when a work deadline is missed.

Current Searches as of May 5, 2014

EcommerceRecruiter.com is the leading executive search firm serving the Shop.org, Ad:Tech, and IR-500 communities. To get an email that will deliver our hottest ecommerce jobs the minute they're posted, click here. And while you're at it, please join our 52,125-member...

Lose your bullet points

If you're trying to influence or inspire others, says Paul Hellman, showing them a list is probably the worst way to do it.

Call For Sponsors: The 8th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest

Want exposure in the biggest blogging contest of the summer? I say it every year and I said it last year - this edition will be the biggest yet. Why sponsor? Great benefits The 2013 edition of the contest lead to over 600,000 pageviews...Show More Summary

28 Cs of Your Career Transition

Clients who have worked with me know that I love to give “homework” assignments. Homework what? Are you serious? Homework? That’s a lot of work, I often hear! Remember in school how your teachers / professors assigned homework due o...

Can Discussing Salaries with Colleagues be Illegal?

Elaine Varelas consults with lawyer Valerie Samuels on whether discussing salaries with colleagues can be cause for termination.

Forensic Psychologist Delves into Legal Complexities of Human Behavior

One of the key questions a forensic psychologist often needs to answer is whether a client is distorting or portraying information inaccurately, according to forensic psychologist Caleb Newman-Polk

Taking a sick day when not sick

Terminated for using a sick day, legal or not?

Hiring Managers Don’t Decide Who Gets Hired, Candidates Do.

If you needed something to get you out of a rut during a longer than planned job search, this might be it. If you are waiting for someone to decide that the job is yours. If you are waiting for someone to pluck you out of the masses and anoint you as the chosen one. […]

True Confession: My One Failing as a Job Search Coach

Image attribution: http://www.make4fun.com/ Why can't I get anybody to try this one particular job search strategy? I know a lot about the best ways for my clients to get jobs. I've been writing about them for years. I've coached a....

Shooting One?s Self in the Foot

People shouldn't do personal grooming tasks at their desk. But what do you do if you see someone doing just that? Address the problem immediately. But do it carefully so the focus is on the problem and not on how you address it.

Transitioning into the Education Industry

Elaine Varelas consults with Boston Public School representatives on how to transition into the education industry as an experienced professional.

Are Salary Surveys Actually Useful? [PODCAST]

The numbers are there, but do they really mean anything? After I recently published Over 100 Salary Surveys, Guides and Calculators For 2014, Mark Anthony Dyson, creator of blog TheVoiceofJobseekers.com, reached out to interview me for...Show More Summary

Recordings Come to Life, Thanks to Music Producer

Q Division recording studio in Somerville helps bands achieve optimal sound.

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