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21 10, 2021

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Job

2021-10-21T09:32:03-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Deciding to quit your job is a huge decision. It means throwing away your main source of income, and completely changing your day to day schedule. Both of those are two big changes that shouldn't be understated. Before making a rash decision, you should consider all of your options and their consequences. Asking these questions will help you make an informed decision. Why do I want to leave? Obviously the first step in the entire decision process is finding out why you want to quit. Realizing your motivations for wanting to leave is step one. Is it because you've grown [...]

19 10, 2021

The Anatomy of A Job Description

2021-10-14T11:35:10-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In this week’s blog, we will be breaking down the anatomy of a job description. The better you understand how the average job description is built, the easier it will be to assess if you are qualified and interested in a position. We will also give a few tips and tricks on each of the specific sections of the job description, so look out for that. We hope you come away from this article much more efficient at analyzing any job opportunities! […]

14 10, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Get Too Comfortable In Your Career

2021-10-07T10:46:58-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Usually, being comfortable is a great thing. Finding a comfy chair, heating a room to the right temperature, or finding a good group of friends you can be yourself with. However, when it comes to your career, getting comfortable can be quite dangerous. Feeling comfortable in a career can lead to a lack of growth, and failure to move forward. In today’s blog, we’ll discuss why this happens, and how to avoid falling victim to it. […]

12 10, 2021

The 3 Best Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

2021-10-07T10:55:27-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you want to ace any interview, it's important to go into it with questions prepared. In most cases, it is expected of the candidate. The truly great questions are ones that are specific, and address the needs of the company, or the intricacies of the position. Although we would like to provide some here, doing so would require specific insight into your opportunity. Despite this, there are a few general questions that we can absolutely recommend. Read on to find out what they are. 1. "Is there anything I can clarify about my resume or qualifications?" Unfortunately it doesn't [...]

7 10, 2021

How to Ask for References

2021-10-04T10:13:18-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

To many employers, references represent one of the last remaining checks before hiring a candidate. Subsequently, good references are the lifeblood of your candidacy for employment. It makes sense then that you choose them wisely. A reference can make or break your candidacy with an employer, so it’s important that you also approach asking correctly. We’ll outline the best way for you to approach someone and request a reference below.  […]

5 10, 2021

Making Professional Growth A Part Of Your Daily Routine

2021-10-07T09:41:22-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Professional growth and development play integral parts in any professional’s career. They enable people to develop new skills, advance their qualifications, and become better employees. We’ve discussed why everyone needs a career growth strategy. So now we’ll cover how you can integrate that growth into your weekly work routine with a few simple steps. Read on to start improving yourself today! […]

28 09, 2021

How to Answer: Why Are You Changing Careers?

2021-09-23T11:28:01-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve been in the workforce long enough to grow a network, you’ve probably noticed something. As you talk to more professionals, it seems that most people no longer work in the industry where their careers began. This is something that can occur for a few different reasons. For some workers, they simply receive a better offer in a different industry. Others grow tired of the same type of work and want to branch out. Or perhaps they discover a passion they never previously knew existed. No matter the case, it’s not uncommon to switch careers. However, it can be [...]

23 09, 2021

Talking About Your Past Employers

2021-09-23T11:36:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Workers can be laid off for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes it has to do with a lack of performance, and other times it stems from personal differences in leadership or work style. Your past employers will likely be asked about during any interview so you might wonder, at what point is it okay to speak the truth about how you were pushed out of a company? Surely the hiring manager will understand having likely worked in HR themselves. So when can you speak to how horrible you feel your past employers or boss was in a first interview? [...]

11 06, 2019

9 Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries

2019-06-12T08:54:58-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With a full-time job – weekends are something you look forward to. Time to rest, explore and time off from the work week. Which can sometimes create stress when Sunday rolls around – knowing the weekend of fun is ending and the work week is upon you. But it doesn’t have to be stressful. Check out how to bet the “Sunday scaries”, below! […]

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