Link Roundup 5/26/17: The Future of Careers

Link Roundup 5/26/17: The Future of Careers

Link Roundups
Happy Friday! This week we have some great advice on the future of careers. One article compares the online profile and the printed resume, and another looks at careers that are 'future proof'. The job market has never stayed the same, and it is evolving at an incredibly fast pace today. How you find a job today is vastly different from the way it was done only 10 years ago. Understanding how the future of careers will shift could be valuable knowledge for the future, and we're here to help! Check out the links below to begin. What to Do When Entry-Level Positions Need "Two Years of Experience" We start this Link Roundup with a great article for recent graduates, (of which there are many right now) or anyone making…
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The Mystery of Resume Page Length

The Mystery of Resume Page Length

General Job Search Advice
For many years job seekers new and old have asked themselves the same question, "How long should my resume be?". The answer seems to constantly change and shift, and there are multiple factors at play. Thankfully there aren't as many rules as there used to be, but there are still a few things to take into account. We'll break down what you need to know about resume length below. (more…)
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3 Steps to Writing a Great Cover Letter

3 Steps to Writing a Great Cover Letter

Resumes & Cover Letters
It can be challenging to sit down in front of a blank page and fill it with words. This is especially true when you know it could be what helps you find your next job. All that pressure can make it tough to get your words on paper. Today, we'll present a simple 3 step template that you can use to design your own killer cover letter and hopefully find a great job. Read on below for the first step! (more…)
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4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before an Interview

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before an Interview

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice
Before interviewing, job seekers commonly consider the position from the company's perspective. It is incredibly helpful to look at the job from this viewpoint. It helps to get you into right mindset to market yourself as a candidate. However, thinking about a new position from a more personal standpoint is always necessary. Considering that you may be committing 40+ hours of your week to this job, it's not selfish to consider it from where you stand. The questions listed below will make sure you get what you want out of a new job. They also will help you answer questions better, which we'll explain below. Read on to discover the questions you should always ask yourself before an interview. (more…)
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Interview Q: What Do You Expect From a Supervisor?

Interview Q: What Do You Expect From a Supervisor?

Acing the Interview
One of the most influential factors in a job is your immediate supervisor. They affect what, when, and how you do your work. Finding a good fit between you and a manager can greatly help or hurt workplace efficiency. It stands to reason that this is something that will be addressed in a job interview. This question is how companies look for a synergistic fit between manager and employee. We'll help you answer this question today. (more…)
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Link Roundup 9/23/16: Lessons Learned and Common Mistakes Made

Link Roundup 9/23/16: Lessons Learned and Common Mistakes Made

Link Roundups
We're back with another batch of the freshest and finest links the internet has to offer. While these links are usually filled with advice on best practices for your job search, this week is slightly different. Instead, many of our links share worst practices and things you absolutely shouldn't do. So this is a great way to make sure you're doing everything right! (more…)
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Link Roundup 8/19/16: Hiring Managers and Making A Career Change

Link Roundup 8/19/16: Hiring Managers and Making A Career Change

Link Roundups
In this week's link roundup, we have some great advice for job searchers and employers alike. Those of the latter group, I'd recommend skipping to the last two articles. However, they all have great information! If you're considering a career change, we can also help you to figure out how and why you should. Finally, if you're looking for something purely entertaining, check out the article detailing how some candidates tried to get noticed for hire. (more…)
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