Social Media Can Hurt (and Help) Your Job Search

Social Media Can Hurt (and Help) Your Job Search

General Job Search Advice
If you've ever hesitated to post something controversial on social media, you may have been smart to pause. A study by CareerBuilder.com illustrates just how significantly social media can impact your chances for a job. The study showed that 60% of employers used social media to vet their potential hires in 2016, an increase from 52% in 2015. That number has likely risen even further since last year. Many employers are trying to find out if the new hire would be a 'culture fit' as well, which can be determined through social media research. The study also found that not having any accounts on social media can hurt your chances. We'll break down the rest of the findings and how they impact your job search below. If you want to read…
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5 Ways to Liven Up Your Commute

5 Ways to Liven Up Your Commute

How to Survive the '9-5'
Commuting to work can be a drag, especially if you have a significant drive ahead of you. Knowing that you have to sit in the car each morning and evening isn't easy to look forward to. It can also be an incredibly frustrating way to start and/or end the day when traffic is bad. That's why today we've put together a quick list of a few things you can do to easily liven up your commute to work each day! So if you're interested, keep reading and check out the list below. (more…)
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7 Steps to Stop Feeling Tired at Work

7 Steps to Stop Feeling Tired at Work

How to Survive the '9-5'
If you've been in the workforce, it's reasonable to assume that you've felt tired at work at some point. Maybe you had a conference over the weekend, or perhaps a big celebration. For whatever reason, you now find yourself barely able to keep your eyes open at your place of work. If you're currently struggling in this situation, we have some tips to help you prevent it from happening again.  (more…)
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Your Job Search is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Your Job Search is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
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. (more…)
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Link Roundup 12/29/16: Job Seeker Resolutions & Career Rules

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

General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups
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. (more…)
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Link Roundup 12/16/16: Employment & the Holiday Season

Link Roundup 12/16/16: Employment & the Holiday Season

Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers
It's the holiday season, and like it or not, that will impact your employment. If you're in the workforce, you're likely seeing fewer people in the office, and will also have to prepare for a large amount of work after an extended weekend. If you're in the search for a job, you may think the holidays are a bad time to search. For anyone in that camp, you may want to read our last link!  (more…)
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