3 Great Places to Find Career Inspiration

3 Great Places to Find Career Inspiration

How to Survive the '9-5'
Having a career can mean doing the same thing for quite a long time. Unsurprisingly, at one point or another, almost everyone can lose that sense of excitement in their career. For some, that means changing careers, and for others that simply means finding inspiration. Whether you're starting your job search, or at a midpoint in your career, we're here to help you find that spark. Below we'll explain three great sources of inspiration. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Job Search Advice for College Grads

Link Roundup: Job Search Advice for College Grads

Link Roundups
We're nearing the end of May, which means many college graduates will be looking to start their careers.  Getting started in any job search can be tough, especially so when looking for your first job in your field. It's very easy to overlook basic steps in your job search from being so overwhelmed. With that in mind, we've gathered some of the best advice we could find for recent grads looking for a job opportunity. How to Really Read A Job Description Advertisement This is actually a great article for anyone starting a job search. It provides an insightful explanation of the anatomy of a job description, and what you should expect when reading one. Reading this article will help you better understand how job descriptions are made, and look past the fluff.…
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5 Ways to Learn and Grow In Your Career

5 Ways to Learn and Grow In Your Career

How to Survive the '9-5'
If you want to remain competitive in your field, it's important that you always make an effort to stay up to date on the latest trends, and continue to learn. In today's blog, we'll explore five great ways you can continue to acquire more knowledge in your chosen field. Continuing to learn and grow also makes you a more valuable employee, and a more attractive job candidate. So continuing to invest time in your own growth will pay off in your career as well. Find out the five ways you can invest below! 1. Learn From Others One of the greatest resources of knowledge is actually the people that surround you. Your coworkers within your department all have unique backgrounds, and diverse skills sets. Working in a collaborative environment with those…
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Here’s Why You Should Take Remote Interviews Seriously

Here’s Why You Should Take Remote Interviews Seriously

Acing the Interview
Whereas in person interviews seem like crucial moments in the hiring process, remote interviews don't always carry the same weight. Having a phone interview can sometimes seem like a formality before having the 'real' interview. However, that mindset may end up costing you in your job search. Today, we'll explain why you should take all interviews seriously! (more…)
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Link Roundup: What You Need to Know About the Job Market

Link Roundup: What You Need to Know About the Job Market

Link Roundups
With unemployment reaching a rare low, the job market is in a unique place. If you have the right set of skills, it's a great opportunity for you to find a company that will value you. In this week's Link Roundup, we pulled our favorite links that will help you understand the state of the current job market. Also, we've collected some of our favorite articles with job search advice. Check out the links below! Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low, as Job Market Becomes More Competitive In the latest job market news, the unemployment rate has continued to drop. This has tightened the market, and employers are having more trouble than ever finding the right candidates for their open positions. This puts job seekers in a great place…
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Should I Quit My Job Without Giving Notice?

Should I Quit My Job Without Giving Notice?

How to Survive the '9-5'
Deciding to quit your job is a huge decision. It's not something to consider lightly since it will have a huge effect on your life. Quitting your job while having another lined up is one thing, but leaving without a plan is another thing entirely. If you are fed up with your current job, it may be tempting to quit without notice. In today's blog, we'll evaluate when to quit without notice, and the effects it can have. (more…)
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3 Wrong Ways to Answer ‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’

3 Wrong Ways to Answer ‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’

Acing the Interview
When you go to a job interview, you can expect to answer questions about yourself and your qualifications. One of the most feared questions is 'What is your greatest weakness?'. It can be a challenging question to answer, and it's easy to slip up and say the wrong thing. Today, we'll be going over 3 of the most common incorrect answers. Of course, we'll also describe how you can correctly answer the question! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Mastering the Job Search Process

Link Roundup: Mastering the Job Search Process

Link Roundups
Coordinating a job search can be an exhausting process. You have to track all of your applications, write cover letters, go on interviews, and much more. That's a lot to keep up with, especially if you are already working. So, this week's Link Roundup is all about how you can master the process of searching for a new job! 5 Tips to Become a Powerful Job Hunter If you want to become a better job seeker, this is a great article to read! It has some great tips and tricks that will help you improve your job search tactics. One great recommendation will help you save time. Instead of sifting through hundreds of jobs, target a few companies, and set up alerts for when they post new jobs! It will…
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5 Signs You’re Bored In Your Job (And What To Do About It)

5 Signs You’re Bored In Your Job (And What To Do About It)

How to Survive the '9-5'
It's an unfortunate truth that not everything stays exciting forever. Even if your job started out very exciting and engaging, it may not stay that way over time. Feeling like you may have lost interest in your job? These 5 telltale signs indicate that you're definitely bored of your job. We'll discuss how you can tell, and what you should do about it! (more…)
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Why (and How) to Stay Discreet During Your Job Search

Why (and How) to Stay Discreet During Your Job Search

General Job Search Advice
If you're going to be looking for a new job while you have one, the importance of discretion can't be overstated. In the worst case scenario, your boss may find out and fire you on the spot. So in today's blog, we'll discuss not only why you should remain discreet your search, but also how it can be done. If you're currently employed and have just begun searching, this advice is for you! (more…)
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