Link Roundup 8/18/17: Advice to Ace the Job Interview

Link Roundup 8/18/17: Advice to Ace the Job Interview

Acing the Interview, Link Roundups
While your resume is technically the first impression you give, the interview is the first in person impression. A lot of weight is given to the importance of the interview, and it's crucial to get it right. Today, we've gathered some of the best blogs, articles, and links with great advice on how to ace the interview, in addition to other topics. We hope these links help you knock your next job interview out of the park! (more…)
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Link Roundup 8/4/17: Making Yourself A Marketable Candidate

Link Roundup 8/4/17: Making Yourself A Marketable Candidate

General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups
When it comes to searching for a job, how you market yourself is incredibly important. This is true across all of your job search 'spaces'- your cover letter, your resume, and your social media profiles (especially LinkedIn!). The way in which you present yourself on all of those places is crucial to your success. This week, we've gathered a few links that can help you accomplish just that. In addition, we've included some general advice and an update on the state of the job market.  (more…)
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Link Roundup 7/28/17: Putting Your Career First

Link Roundup 7/28/17: Putting Your Career First

Link Roundups
This week's Link Roundup is all about prioritizing your career. These blogs and articles will help you ensure that you are making the right choices to benefit your career. Whether you are changing careers, or trying to get back into the workforce, we have all the advice you need. On the contrary, if you are currently working and want some productivity tips, we have those too! Read on to check out this week's links. (more…)
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Link Roundup 7/21/17: News, Resume, & Job Titles

Link Roundup 7/21/17: News, Resume, & Job Titles

Link Roundups
This week we have a wide variety of informational articles and blogs for both job seekers and professionals looking to improve their career. We start off this week with some news about the job market, before moving onto more general career and job search advice. Resumes, interviews, job titles, and LinkedIn are all covered, so if any of those topics interest you, read on! (more…)
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The 5 Best Places to Research a Company Before An Interview

The 5 Best Places to Research a Company Before An Interview

Acing the Interview
A job interview is more than just answering questions. It's an assessment of who you are as an employee, and how you would fit into the company's overall structure. Likewise, it's also a chance for you to assess if the company meets your needs as an employee. To best prepare for an interview, you have to do some research. This has the dual benefit of showcasing how knowledgeable you are, while also informing your decision to take a job offer, should it be put on the table. You may be wondering though, where should I do research? Most people just think to go to the company's website and social media to click around. However, there are much better places to find valuable knowledge. We'll be discussing those places in today's…
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How to Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

How to Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

General Job Search Advice
If you don't have a profile photo up on LinkedIn, you should get one as soon as possible! LinkedIn studies have shown that having a profile photo can increase profile views up to x 21 times, and connections x 9 times. You shouldn't miss out on those opportunities, so it's time to upload a photo! Today we have all the advice you need to take the perfect photo for your LinkedIn profile! (more…)
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Link Roundup 7/14/17: Knowing When to Leave Your Job

Link Roundup 7/14/17: Knowing When to Leave Your Job

Link Roundups
It's easy to ponder how great other job opportunities are. However, the 'grass is always greener' mentality applies to jobs as well. It can be hard to tell if finding a new job is a worthwhile pursuit. To better inform such a big decision, we've gathered some resources and articles below. This week's links also have some great advice on networking, and include some interesting data from a recent LinkedIn study. If any of that sounds beneficial to you, check out the links below! (more…)
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Here Are The Best Websites to Research Your Salary

Here Are The Best Websites to Research Your Salary

General Job Search Advice
In today's market, it can be tough to know your worth. Skills, years of experience, and educational background are all important factors. However, it's challenging to guess their value to an employer. It's easy to worry that a potential employer may be low balling you with a job offer, no matter how great the opportunity. Worried that you've been offered less than you're worth? If so, there are thankfully a few tools to help you determine your value. After you input information about your experience and work history, these websites will crunch the numbers and provide you with a breakdown of your value in $. (more…)
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Link Roundup 6/30/17: Mastering Career Conversations

Link Roundup 6/30/17: Mastering Career Conversations

Link Roundups
Sitting down with a friend to talk about the latest movie or a great book is easy. The conversation flows from topic to topic, and time flies by. Why is it then, that conversations about our careers can be so difficult? Typically there is a lot on the line, and every second ticks by slowly. It's easy to get stressed out or nervous, but keeping your cool is crucial. This week, we have some links that can help you with those conversation nerves, in addition to other helpful advice. Check out the links below! (more…)
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Link Roundup 6/22/17: Why Job Seekers Can’t Ignore Social Media

Link Roundup 6/22/17: Why Job Seekers Can’t Ignore Social Media

Link Roundups
As a job seeker, it goes without saying that you should update your resume and cover letter. However, it's not as obvious that you should update your social media accounts. It's a crucial part of a modern job search, and it's important not to leave it out. We have some great links this week with a variety of topics, and some specifically that focus on the importance of social media.  (more…)
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