Link Roundup 2/3/17: Career Mistakes & Cartoons

Link Roundup 2/3/17: Career Mistakes & Cartoons

Link Roundups
Whether or not you realize it, you've probably taken some missteps in your job search. Sometimes these are small mistakes, and sometimes they will cost you a big opportunity.The best way to avoid mistakes like these is to familiarize yourself with them first! We have a few links covering that topic, as well as various others. Read on for this week's batch of links! (more…)
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How to Succeed in a Video Interview

How to Succeed in a Video Interview

General Job Search Advice
Going into an in-person interview can be extremely unnerving. You also know going in that this conversation may be the deciding factor in your employment. It's a lot of pressure on one moment. You've likely heard most of the advice for doing well in theses types of interviews. However, when the interview is done through a video chat, there are more variables at work. We're here to help you make sure you're fully prepared to nail your next video interview. (more…)
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Link Roundup 1/20/17: Your Career in 2017

Link Roundup 1/20/17: Your Career in 2017

Link Roundups
We're still in the first month of 2017, which means you don't yet know what your career will hold for you this year. In light of that, we have plenty of advice and insight into what 2017 may look like. The current market does look optimistic for job seekers, and the beginning of this new year is a great time to start making positive changes in your career. First up is re-examining how you perceive your income, in our first article. (more…)
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Link Roundup 9/8/16: Career Happiness & Fighting Resume Filters

Link Roundup 9/8/16: Career Happiness & Fighting Resume Filters

Link Roundups
This week we once again have some great resources for job seekers and career veterans alike. Job seekers can learn proper search etiquette so they can stay on their game; as well as the magic of getting around resume filtering algorithms. For experienced employees, we can share some inspiration, motivation, and a few big no-nos to avoid at work. Read on to make sure you get the advice you need! (more…)
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Link Roundup 9/2/16: Resumes, Job Search Fails, & Career Fatigue

Link Roundup 9/2/16: Resumes, Job Search Fails, & Career Fatigue

Link Roundups
This week we've once again curated the very best links regarding everything career related. To mix it up, this week's links are listed in order of where you are along your career path. If you're fresh on the job market the earlier links may help you. However if you're a grizzled career veteran you'd benefit more from the last few links. Either way, we hope you find something useful. (more…)
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Interview Q: How Do You Measure Your Success?

Interview Q: How Do You Measure Your Success?

Acing the Interview
In an interview, it's not uncommon to be asked about how you measure your own success. Hiring managers and recruiters want to know if you actually track your own accomplishments and measure your performance. Great employees hold themselves not only to company standards, but to personal standards. This is why it's important to know how to approach this question. (more…)
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The Happiness Smile

The Happiness Smile

General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'
As we grow older, our life experiences change, and we continue to find happiness in different forms. There are many factors that can help us on that 'pursuit of happiness' that certain founding fathers have discussed, and in this day and age, there is one factor that is extremely influential: job satisfaction. Job satisfaction is certainly something that exists on a continuum, much like our overall happiness. This can be summarized in the chart known as 'the happiness smile'. (more…)
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