Why You Need a Career Growth Strategy

Why You Need a Career Growth Strategy

How to Survive the '9-5'
Most professionals begin their career with lofty goals. They imagine C-suite and director positions, or being the best in their field. However, it can be hard to get from point A to point B. Starting in an entry level job is a good way to move up. And although it is a good way to start, you should only stay there while you're growing. You may blink and come to the realization that is's been a whole year and you're doing the same tasks for the same pay. This is why it's important to have a career growth strategy. (more…)
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Why You Need a Job Search Plan

Why You Need a Job Search Plan

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Once you've actually decided to sit down to start your job search, you may notice something. It's not easy to jump right in. It's very much like writer's block. For many writers, the first paragraph is the most challenging portion. Just like to many job seekers, the first step is the hardest to take. This is why it's incredibly important to have a job search plan. A well thought out plan can make it easier to dive in, and apply to the jobs that you truly want and have a shot at. We'll help you build the beginning of that plan in the paragraphs below.  (more…)
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7 Benefits of Working With a Recruiter

7 Benefits of Working With a Recruiter

All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice
If you've ever had to find a job before, you know it can be exhausting. So why not have a recruiter help you along with that search? There are many incorrect perceptions about recruiters among job seekers. A recruiter can actually be a great resource for you during your job search. Today we list some of the best benefits you get from working with a recruiter. (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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Minimum Wage in NY State

Minimum Wage in NY State

How to Survive the '9-5'
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. (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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The History of Recruiting

The History of Recruiting

All About Recruiters
Over 2,000 years ago, Julius Caesar was amassing his Roman army. To bolster his ranks, he decreed that any soldier who could recruit another to their cause, would be receive a bonus equivalent to 30% of their annual pay. This large sum encouraged many soldiers to seek out others to join their ranks. Thus employee referrals were born. Since then, recruiting has come a long way. However, the journey from then to now is incredibly interesting. We'll follow the recruiting business from it's humble beginnings to present day. (more…)
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