Resume Advice: Beware The Functional Resume

Need some resume advice that works? One of the most common questions I’m asked by job seekers is whether they should use a chronological resume or a functional resume. Our guest expert, Kristen Fife, is an experienced recruiter and resume writer. She has a lot to say about effective resumes! Here is Kristen’s resume advice: […]

Directory of Houston Career Counselors and Career Coaches

Houston career counselors and career coaches work in community agencies, libraries, universities and colleges, churches, and private practice. This directory is provided as a service to Houston area readers. If you know of additional career counseling resources in Houston that should be listed here, please email me. Inclusion on this page is for information only […]

Directory of Seattle Nonprofit Organizations

I created this list of Seattle nonprofit organizations as a service of VocationVillage.com. While many of these organizations offer multiple programs so they could correctly be listed in several categories, for the sake of brevity, I chose ONE category for each one, so please carefully review the list if you are interested in a particular […]

How To Find Seattle Tech Jobs

According to TechFlash.com, nearly half of all jobs in Washington State are tied in some way to the technology industry. Seattle.gov’s Office of Economic Development says that Seattle’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Industry sector includes over 850 companies, 18,250 jobs, and contributes over $3.5 billion to the city’s economy. Here are some resources to […]

Seattle Advertising, Public Relations, and Design Firms

I created this list of Seattle advertising, public relations, and design firms to help creative professionals find employment opportunities. The descriptions of these firms are taken from the official websites of the organizations listed. Please email me with any suggested additions or changes. 1-2-3…& A-B 24Seven Strategies LLC – Public relations and integrated marketing communications. 3 […]

What Is A Vocational Psychologist?

Dear Dr. Civitelli, I saw an article online where you were described as a vocational psychologist. I’ve never heard of that job. I am a first year college student and I plan to declare a major in psychology. Can you please tell me what a vocational psychologist does? Signed, Psych Student Dear Psych Student, Sure! […]

Seattle Recruiters and Employment Agencies

This list of Seattle recruiters and employment agencies is maintained by VocationVillage.com for the convenience of visitors to this site. Inclusion here does not represent endorsement of any of these agencies. Please do your own research before working with one of these firms. Whether any particular agency or recruiter is a good fit depends on […]

Resume Do’s and Don’t’s

If you follow this checklist of “Resume Do’s and Don’t’s,” you will be following the resume preferences of a large majority of hiring managers and recruiters. I know this because I frequently talk to them and I constantly assess how they decide which job applicants to invite to interviews. I have also been a hiring […]

A Tutorial On How To Use Career And Job Search Engines

Career and job search engines are the way that most people today try to explore different types of work and to find a new job. Career search engines are helpful for exploring different occupations to choose which one(s) you want to pursue. Job search engines are useful for identifying hiring trends and specific job openings […]

Spotlight On Seattle Careers

I am knowledgeable about Seattle careers because I lived there for a decade and it will always be one of my favorite places to which to return. Seattle is known for rainy drizzle, gorgeous scenery, plentiful coffee, and technology. Seattle is also considered a desirable location in which to land employment or start a business. […]