By Rachel Friederich, ICSEW Communications Chair The professional social networking site LinkedIn has 133 million users in the U.S. alone and reaches more than 200 counties and territories around the world. So it makes sense that it can be used for career development. Everything from job searching, networking with other professionals in your field and…

By Rachel Friederich, ICSEW Communications Chair When it comes to building an effective resume there’s no ‘one-size fits all’ template, according to Lonnie Spikes, Talent Acquisition Manager for the Department of Licensing. Spikes gave a presentation on effective resume-building at the ICSEW’s career fair May 21. Spikes gave some insights to how applicants are screened…

by Rachel Friederich, ICSEW Communications Chair Behavioral based interviews. The mere phrase can strike fear into the hearts of even the most experienced job candidates. Yet, they’re one of the most common types of questions for government jobs. The key to acing these type of interviews, according to leadership consultant and coach Amy Leneker is…