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16 03, 2021

Adding Pronouns to your Resume, Email or LinkedIn Profile

2021-03-16T09:21:10-04:00Categories: General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Seeing pronouns on people’s social media profiles and email footers is no surprise. The practice has actually become increasingly popular as a way to show support for the LGBTQ+ community, specifically for transgender and non-binary people. Adding pronouns such as she/her, he/him and, they/them to your profile, resume, or email is not only a great way to show support for members of this community but also makes for a more inclusive space/environment. Inclusiveness is a super important part of any workplace and this is just one, simple way to emphasize it. […]

11 03, 2021

Discussing Weaknesses in an Interview  

2021-03-11T09:44:30-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The whole goal of Interviews is to identify a candidate’s fitness for a specific job, so a discussion about strengths and weaknesses is pretty standard. Talking about strengths is one thing because it’s just a chance to shine, but what about the curveball, weaknesses? Many interviewees struggle to discuss this since they don’t want to seem incapable of the job.   […]

9 03, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Big Data Analytics 

2021-03-09T08:46:44-05:00Categories: Industry Spotlight, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Big Data Analytics provides a new way of gaining insight into the challenges that businesses face each and every day. The process of using software to uncover trends, patterns, correlations, or other useful insights in those large stores of data is what we call Big Data Analytics. The collection and analysis of vast amounts of data were not always possible, however, due to increased technologies such as programming frameworks that include Java, C, Python, or Scala, businesses implementing big data can now make better decisions, draw conclusions and recognize trends. For this reason, professionals with the skills to define big [...]

4 03, 2021

Offering Childcare to Employees

2021-03-04T09:51:14-05:00Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

 It’s already known that the benefits a company offers play a huge part in the employees they attract and retain. Before accepting a job, candidates take a lot of things into consideration besides just salary. In our blog “What Makes a Job Desirable”, we discuss an array of benefits that attract top talent, but now we are digging deeper into a benefit not many companies offer but is highly sought after.   Childcare benefits have become a huge factor for many working parents when deciding on their next job. Jobs that offer child care benefits have a leg-up when competing against [...]

2 03, 2021

Working Remotely for the First Time

2021-03-02T09:28:07-05:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The first day of any new job can be nerve-wracking, stressful, exciting, and intimidating all at the same time. This is even more so true when the first day on the job is remote. Sure, working remote can be great and tons of people prefer it, but the matter of the fact is it just isn’t the same. Since you won’t be in the office interacting with colleagues in the same way you typically would, you’re probably going to have to compensate by being a little bit more proactive. Keep reading to find out how to be successful when starting [...]

25 02, 2021

Entry Level Jobs When You Have No Experience

2021-02-25T08:47:19-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Unfortunately, in today’s job market employers want to pay the entry-level salary to someone far above the entry-level. This can be noticed from the way that many entry-level positions state previous work experience in the requirements section. Many wonder though, “How could I have experience if I am entry-level?”. This is a fair question and valid assumption that entry-level workers typically do not have experience. However that doesn’t change the fact that you have to get over the hurdle of entry-level jobs, so we’ve got some tips to share. […]

23 02, 2021

Organizing your Job Search 

2021-02-23T08:47:27-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Pursuing a job hunt can be a long, tedious process. In today’s job market, many applicants who search for jobs submit their resumes to a handful of companies at a time. This can become confusing or hard to keep track of but staying organized throughout the process Is sure to make things go smoother.   Organizing your job search can help prevent you from missing a deadline to submit application materials, confusing interview times, forgetting to follow-up, or missing out on the opportunity of a lifetime!  Managing the job search is equally as important as locating and applying to opportunities so [...]

18 02, 2021

Performance Reviews: Making Them Effective

2021-02-18T08:56:22-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Performance Review can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the work year. This is not only true for employees but managers as well. Performance reviews are a formal assessment of an employee, where his or her job performance is evaluated and documented. These reviews take into consideration an employee’s impact, performance, development, and growth. It is not only useful for employees to gauge their success and career development, but also for management to keep the business running its best. In the past, performance reviews have been conducted yearly. Recently, however, many managers execute performance reviews quarterly. More frequent [...]

16 02, 2021

4 of the Best Resume Builders 

2021-02-16T10:31:59-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Creating a strong resume from the ground up can be a difficult task. Since a resume is the employers’ first impression of a candidate, it’s important to make it stand out. Even the most qualified candidates still need to show off their skills and experience with a stellar resume. Not sure how to start crafting the perfect one? Resume builders can help!    There are all different types of resume builders meant to take the stress out of the process. Some focus more on the design and customization of templates while others are less customizable but convey the information in both [...]

11 02, 2021

Diversity Hiring: Strategies to Implement

2021-02-23T13:20:54-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Diversity hiring is a practice being implemented and embraced by more and more companies. Diverse workplaces have an array of advantages including higher employee engagement, increased profitability, and higher levels of employee retainment. Workplaces saying that they value diversity is no longer enough, as actions speak louder than words.   By definition, diversity hiring is hiring based on merit with special care taken to ensure procedures are free from biases related to a candidate’s age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are unrelated to their job performance.    However, so many other things fall under the umbrella of [...]

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