Posts Tagged: Camille Roberts

Jobs with High Lifetime Earnings

Would you choose a career that you did not really love over one you were deeply passionate about and still earned a good living? If you had to pick one job that would ensure you earned the most money possible in your lifetime, which one would you choose? What are your thoughts on this article?… Read more »

“Older” Job Seekers are Nabbing the Jobs!

Did you know according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the first quarter of 2012 shows that 788,000 people over 55 (67%) nabbed the jobs … compared to 385,000 new jobs for younger workers? Welcome news for older adults, but it could be they are taking jobs “beneath” their skill level and pay grade just… Read more »

The Perfect Reason to Hire a Proofreader

Recently, I was speaking with a new client who had just spent 43 hours writing her federal résumé and SES narratives. She said after that long she felt like she was writing the same thing over and over, knew there were typos and grammar errors, and just could not fathom reading them for at least… Read more »

The Best Reason NOT to Lie on Your Résumé–You Will Eventually Get Caught!

After reading this article, I just have to ask… why did he lie? He did not need to lie. He has an accounting degree and NOT having a Bachelor’s degree in computer science does not seem that it would be a deal breaker based on his track record. It is very sad to see this… Read more »

The Future of Mobile [Slide Deck] – Do you have a “mobile” networking résumé?

The growth rate of mobile is staggering. It took AOL 9 years to get to 1 million users. It took Facebook 9 months. It took Draw Something 9 days. Global Internet users will double over the next few years—and most will be mobile…and the dumb-phone conversion to smartphone has only just begun. Check out this… Read more »

Do you need a “TempGig” until you land a Federal job? How about working at the 2012 Olympics?

Yes, I think I just coined a new GovLoop term–TempGig. You would have to go to London, however. It looks like they are hiring for everything from IT professionals, translators, chefs, to drivers. Could be a fun gig though! Here is a snapshot of top Olympics salaries: Job Title Olympics Salary National Average % Difference… Read more »

Federal Employee Pay Raise in 2013 – Federal Pay vs. Private Sector Pay – Which is higher?

According to this article, Will Federal Employees Get a Pay Raise in 2013?, it depends. This is an interesting article, including the comments. Most every day I hear “I am looking for Federal job so I can have more stability,” from people who are willing to take a pay cut, perhaps thinking the Federal benefits… Read more »

Federal Employee Pay Raise in 2013 – Federal Pay vs. Private Sector Pay – Which is higher?

According to this article, Will Federal Employees Get a Pay Raise in 2013?, it depends. This is an interesting article, including the comments. Most every day I hear “I am looking for Federal job so I can have more stability,” from people who are willing to take a pay cut, perhaps thinking the Federal benefits… Read more »