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Link Roundup 1/13/17: LinkedIn Advice Galore

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on January 13, 2017 in General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups |
Man on LinkedIn networking.

This week’s group of links focuses heavily on social media- LinkedIn specifically. No matter where you are in your career, we have advice to help you utilize the professional networking site. In addition, we also have advice on upgrading your resume, and ensuring your job security. Read on to check out the links! Read more…

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Your Job Search is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on January 12, 2017 in General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers |
Job Marathon Sprint

Dig in, breathe deep, and set your pace, because it’s time to chase your dream job. Looking for a new job is an exciting process, especially at the start. However, the initial excitement can diminish easily. For this reason, many job seekers work hard to search at the beginning. However, this is akin to trying to sprint an entire marathon. Barring an extremely lucky break, your job search will take some time. Thus it’s incredibly important to realize that your job search is a marathon, not a sprint. Read more…

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What Not to Do: Job Search at Work

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on January 11, 2017 in General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Resources for Job Seekers |
Manager terminates employee.

If you’re working on your job search while you are employed, you have no reason to be paranoid when searching. However if you are currently employed, it’s important to be careful when looking. Since most positions of employment are at will, it’s entirely possible that you could be terminated if your current employer discovers your job search. We’ll discuss some ways for you to keep your job search off the radar. Read more…

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5 Steps to Dealing With a Mistake at Work

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on January 9, 2017 in How to Survive the '9-5' |
Woman upset at work from mistake.

It’s a tough situation. You’ve been doing extremely well at work. However, recently you made a mistake, and now you’re not sure how to proceed. First of all, remain calm. Making a mistake is something everyone has done at some point. We’ll share some advice on how you should approach a workplace mistake. Read on to find out the first step! Read more…

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Link Roundup 1/6/17: New Year, New Job Search

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on January 6, 2017 in General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers |
2016 being washed away in the sand from ocean waves.

Welcome to our first Link Roundup in the New Year! Since the year has finally turned, there is a lot of great advice out there about how to be a better job seeker in 2017. We’ve gathered the very best links this week and put them all in one place for you to read from!

What to Remove From Your Resume in 2017

As we’ve discussed in a previous blog post, a resume should be a living document. This means that it changes and adds new skills constantly, just like you. If you haven’t updated your resume in a year, there are likely many trends and styles present on it that are now not current. Check out this link to keep your resume fresh in 2017. Read more…

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The Importance of Being Organized at Work

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on January 5, 2017 in How to Survive the '9-5' |
Well organized desk.

We’re back again highlighting another trait that is incredibly valuable to have as an employee. This week we’ll discuss the value of organization at work. Although it goes without saying, organizational skills play a big role in how you work. First, we’ll be discussing the benefits of being organized as well as a few tips to help get you organized if necessary. Read more…

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7 Career New Year’s Resolutions for Employees in 2017

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on January 4, 2017 in How to Survive the '9-5' |
New Year's Resolutions.

Happy New Year! 2017 is finally upon us, and it’s the time of  year when many people around the world make resolutions for the New Year. In today’s blog we’ve come up with 7 resolutions that will benefit your career, and make you a better employee. Read more…

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Link Roundup 12/29/16: Job Seeker Resolutions & Career Rules

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on December 30, 2016 in General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups |
2017 New Year

With the New Year only a day away, many people will be making New Years’s resolutions in an attempt to make positive change in 2017. While you may have personal health or social goals, you should also consider your career. Therefore, this week’s links start off with some great ways for you to shape your career into something you’re proud of. Read more…

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The Importance of Being Honest at Work

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on December 29, 2016 in General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5' |
Employees having a conversation.

This week we’re back again with another trait that is important to have as an employee: honesty. While there are certainly a few situations where honesty isn’t ideal, it is usually a good policy. Honesty in the workplace will benefit you in multiple ways. We’ll discuss it’s impact at the beginning of the hiring process and beyond. Read more…

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Minimum Wage in NY State

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on December 28, 2016 in How to Survive the '9-5' |
Minimum Wage Law

Starting at the beginning of the New Year in 2017, the minimum wage in NY will begin to rise. This is part of a plan to bring the minimum wage up to $15.00 by the end of 2021. However, the raises are being implemented differently across the state. Certain zones have different rates they will increase at, and will also jump higher initially. We’ll discuss exact breakdowns below. Read more…

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