Jan 26, 2013  •  In Art/Design, Career, Geek, Web

Incredible Amazon Page Resumé

I have featured some special resumés here in the past, and I have to say that this one takes the cake. Philippe Dubost, a web product manager in Paris, created a fake Amazon product page to showcase his skillset and talents. At first glance, you can hardly tell that you’re not looking at an Amazon page! You gotta appreciate all the thought and precision he’s put into the page; each detail and description is carefully and cleverly filled, and I love how he included his professional references in the way of reviews.  Click on over to his Amaz-ing Resumé to…
Jun 28, 2012  •  In Career, Korean, Personal

Employer Loyalty: Cultural or Generational?

J has been offered a prestigious position at a new company. You don’t know how stinkin’ proud I am — he always busts his behind at work to provide for our family, and he is finally being recognized for his dedication and hard work. He gave his two weeks notice yesterday, and will be starting at the other company in mid-July. When I first informed my parents that J might be switching jobs, they were doubtful to say the least. Both of them prefer that J stay with his current company; they believe that if he works there long enough,…
Nov 23, 2011  •  In Career, Finance, Guest Posts

Guest Post: It’s the Economy, Ladies

Today we welcome back guest blogger Susan. I have always admired her professionalism and diplomatic approach to feminism, and this post certainly does not disappoint. What do you think? Do you believe the financial crisis may not have happened if women had been in charge? Do you think that women need to take a more proactive and entrepreneurial role in this economy? After the financial crisis that put this country in it’s current mess, I saw lots of speculation floating around that if women had been in charge of our financial institutions, this would never have happened. Interesting. Now women…
Jun 26, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Career, Web

Rev Up Your Resumé with Vizualize.Me

How can you help your resumé stand out from the hundreds — and perhaps thousands — of other applicants? Why not go with the popular trend of infographics, graphs, and charts? While not applicable in all instances, you can’t deny that having a visually-appeasing resumé design will help you be more memorable, especially if you are looking for a job in a creative field. This is where Vizualize.Me comes in. The new startup allows its users to create an infographic of their experiences, skills, and achievements with just a few clicks of a button. Once your infographic resumé is complete,…