How to Land Your Dream Job After College and Become a Savvy “Job Dater”

By Lisa Frank & Shira Grayson As you near the end of your college career, it may be difficult to picture exactly what your life will look like – even one year from now. You’ll have your college degree and a range of internship, volunteer, and work experiences (and maybe some debt) under your belt. But you can’t quite picture the details…

Pre-Counteroffers: Why All of Your Best Employees Should Be Getting Them

There is no doubt about it. The job is market healthier than it’s been in years and hiring is HOT. You are likely feeling the pressure to wine, dine, and roll out the red carpet for the best talent you can find out there. But while your company is out there, hyper-focused on scouting and recruiting fresh, new, top talent, are you overlooking…

Dear College Students: The 3 Most Important Lessons I Learned After Graduation

By: Katie Lopes Congratulations on making it to the day that you have been working toward for the past four years (or more)! This is an emotional time full of big questions about what you should expect as a new graduate – now, finally out in the “real world.” Whether you are already committed to a certain career path, or you are…

Networking Nerves? How To Make New Career Connections With Ease

What would I do in a room full of strangers? How would I meet anyone? What if nobody talks to me? If they do, what would I say? What if they aren’t interested and they walk away? Then I’ll be standing all by myself. How awkward. I don’t have a lotof free time. Maybe it’s easier to just email people in my…

‘Tis the Season: How To Maximize Your Job Search During the Holidays

“Jingle Bell Rock” is playing on every station. Your neighborhood is decorated with plastic snowmen and dazzling lights. And, talk of vacation, gift giving and celebration is everywhere you turn. “‘Tis the season to be jolly.” Perhaps. BUT, it might not feel so jolly if you are trying to find a new job. For job seekers, the end of the year also screams…

LBF Recruitment Strategies, LLC Certified By The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

LBF Recruitment Strategies, LLC, an independent executive recruiting and career coaching firm, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the Women’s Business Development Center, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). “We are so honored to have received these certifications as a women-owned business,” said Lisa Frank,…

Feeling Stuck? 5 Ways to Get Your Career Back on Track

Photo Credit: Natalia Maximova/iStockphoto “I was so excited about this job when I started it. I’ve had really valuable experiences here, but now I just feel like I’m ‘over it.’ I’m bored. I’m not as motivated to do my best work. I don’t look forward to coming to work in the morning. There isn’t a path for me here. I’m not challenged….

What to Wear to Your Dream Job Interview–and Nail It!

It was so great to sit down with fashion guru and founder of Ready Pretty, Jeannine Benoit Adams, to talk about how to dress for your dream job interview! Check out our tips here, on The Everygirl!

Getting Business Casual Right

  By: Jeannine Benoit Adams, Founder of Ready Pretty This week, we’re collaborating with Ready Pretty, the online personal styling and shopping destination for women. Founder Jeannine Benoit Adams is sharing some of her favorite tips with us on how to step up your workwear wardrobe and dress for business casual the right way.  Learn more about Ready Pretty at www.ReadyPretty.com and…

What Are Your 5 Greatest Accomplishments?

What are your five greatest accomplishments? Seems like a pretty easy question to answer, doesn’t it? So – go ahead – grab a sheet of paper and jot them down. What’s that? You’ve got two or three, but now you’re feeling stuck?  And, you thought this would be a breeze…. Don’t worry! You’re not alone.  This is the very first question I…