How to Apply for a Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

How to Apply for a Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
Most people feel that if they don’t have any experience in a position that they’re applying for, they might as well not apply for the job. However, it’s not as black and white as you may think. Depending on the job, a hiring manager may consider someone who doesn’t have the required experience. But how do you apply for a job when you have no relevant experience at all? Check it out below. Jot Down Everything Start with writing down everything you’ve done. Not literally, but... literally. Begin as far back as you can recall regarding any responsibilities, tasks, projects, volunteer work, education, etc that you've had. Include even the small details. (You won’t put all of this into your resume, but it’s a great way to recognize a pattern…
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5 Things You Should Do When Your Job Searching While Employed (And 4 Things You Shouldn’t)

5 Things You Should Do When Your Job Searching While Employed (And 4 Things You Shouldn’t)

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Conducting a job search while you're currently employed is both a smart and tricky move. You want to ensure you have a secure position before leaving your current job, but you also want to be respectful and discreet when doing so. There are some do's and don'ts to applying for jobs while still currently employed, and we've compiled a list of a few helpful tips below! (more…)
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Determining and Negotiating Your Salary

Determining and Negotiating Your Salary

Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers
If you aren't negotiating your salary when you're in an interview or applying for a new job, chances are you're leaving money on the table. So many people are afraid to discuss income, that they don't want to address it all. This is only doing both parties a disservice. The employer may offer you less than you are comfortable accepting and you may accept less than what you're worth. Learning how and what to properly negotiate will assist you and your future employer in the long run. Try out these tips below! : (more…)
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Link Roundup: How to Make Positive Changes with Your Career

Link Roundup: How to Make Positive Changes with Your Career

General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers
  Whether you are looking to move up in your company, make a career change completely, or simply find a job that is right for you… it’s easy to talk yourself out of it. However if you are wanting to adjust your current situation, you want to make sure you are doing it right. Find out more in this week’s round of blogs below!   (more…)
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Link Roundup: Communicating in a Digital World

Link Roundup: Communicating in a Digital World

How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers
In the business world, it is important to keep your emails concise, simple, and clear with no mistakes. This can seem like a heavy task with the average worker receiving up to 124 emails a day! It’s important to take your time and proofread before hitting send because a clear email will limit any sort of miscommunication and confusion. This prevents you and others from wasting time that shouldn’t need wasting. Find out more in this week’s link roundup below on how to communicate effectively in the digital world! (more…)
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