Why Skills Matter on Your Resume

Why Skills Matter on Your Resume

Acing the Interview
  When it comes to your resume, education is an important component. But we are finding out it’s not the only component that matters. Your “skills” may hold more significance than you realize. Skills show experience, knowledge and proficiency.  Ironically the skills section is often the first section people put the least effort into when compiling their resume. To ensure you’re highlighting what type of employee you can be, here are a few tips to help you! (more…)
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5 Questions to Ask in an Internship Interview 

5 Questions to Ask in an Internship Interview 

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice
    Being an intern can be a GREAT opportunity to not only learn but to get the experience you need in a specific company or field. However, you want to make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into and that you aren’t just the - “errand runner and do everything that no one else wants to do” – type of intern. To cover your bases, here are five things that you can ask when you are interviewing for an intern position. (more…)
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5 Tips for Remote Job Interviews

5 Tips for Remote Job Interviews

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Remote interviews have been on the rise with the increase of technology usage. Job-seekers now have the liberty to interview with hiring managers and companies without having to physically be there. Unfortunately, not all companies will do this, but most will. This is great when you’re applying for opportunities in other states and can’t travel there. Check out 5 tips to prepare yourself for a remote job interview below. (more…)
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Link Roundup: How to Answer These Common Interview Questions

Link Roundup: How to Answer These Common Interview Questions

Acing the Interview, Link Roundups
The most common interview questions are often the toughest to answer. As someone who has little interview experience, going into a job interview can be nerve-racking. Preparation is important and being aware of these common interview questions is great. A tip for success would be to practice interviewing for a job either with a friend or solo and answering some of the questions mentioned in the articles below. You’ll certainly feel more confident! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Why an Internship Could Transform Your Career

Link Roundup: Why an Internship Could Transform Your Career

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers
It’s that time of year again! School is back in full swing and internships are starting! It’s an exciting but nerve-racking time, especially when you’re experiencing your first internship. If you’re still on the fence about interning or know that it is in your near future, we have helpful information for you too! Check out this week’s round of internship advice below! (more…)
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The Importance of Making a Positive First Impression

The Importance of Making a Positive First Impression

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
In lieu of National Fresh Breath Day, why not talk about making first impressions in the business world! (Pro tip: Always chew a piece of gum or mint before going into a professional situation and make sure you throw out the gum before entering. You do not want to talk to people with bad breath!) Whether you are networking, interviewing, or meeting your co-workers for the first time, first impressions have the strongest impact on your job and career. You never get a second chance to make a first impression so it is extremely important to get it right! In today’s blog, we’ve included tips that will leave you long lasting positive impressions with everyone you meet. (more…)
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How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
One of the most dreaded questions asked during an interview is “tell me about yourself”. This question is one of the best opportunities to sell yourself and prove that you’re the perfect fit for the company and position. You can leave a very strong impression on the interviewer if you’re prepared for this one.  Don’t fear this question for any longer because we are going to provide you with tips to answer this question with ease the next time you are interviewed! (more…)
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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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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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