2 monumental reasons for soft skills on your resume


When we think of job skills on our resumes, we usually think of direct job skills — our education, certifications, programming languages, etc. Then we ignore our skills relating to teamwork or emotional maturity because, well, they are hard to quantify. And besides, who wants to talk about how great they are at working with […]

Cube Rules Links February 21, 2015

Cube Rules Links

Here’s what I’ve been saving up for you for the weekend. Go get a cup of coffee and check them out: Road warriors all have their favorite travel apps Christine Kane takes a look at her five favorite travel apps that you’ll actually use. How to show employees love Last weekend was Valentine’s Day and […]

3 Reasons to Categorize Job Skills on a Resume


If you look at job descriptions today, you’ll find that employers are looking for a number of job skills to do the work. Some employers even think some obscene number of job skills are the minimum requirements for a job. Maybe for rocket scientists — but regardless, having lots of job skills needed in a […]

Cube Rules Links, Friday, February 6, 2015

Cube Rules Links

Here’s what I’ve saved up from the career Internet for you this week: Glassdoor blog takes a look at how to pick your job references It’s an important subject: 5 tips to choose your best job references LinkedIn is the 800-pound elephant in the room — or is it? MarketWatch takes a hard look at […]

5 qualities that make employees unforgettable


In between all of the tasks, deliverables, fire drills and the rest of daily corporate world, it is important to step back a bit and take a look at what makes a great employee. One that you want on your team and one your team wants on your team. If you’re a manager, what makes […]