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22 05, 2019

9 Ways to Be More Confident at Work (And in Life)

2019-06-13T15:46:15-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Confidence is a skill that can be developed, practiced and something we have to work on daily. Being confident effects your mood, your overall work performance, and your ability to grow. Check out how to be more confident at work, and in life, below! 1. Acknowledge The Lack Recognizing where you lack confidence, is the best place to start. Before you can make changes to the way you think and perceive yourself, you must first be able to recognize it. If you’re naïve to it, or blind to it – you can’t change it. Find out what you doubt within [...]

20 05, 2019

How to Answer “What’s Your Ideal Job?”

2019-06-07T20:52:24-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What's your "ideal job” is a question that may pop up in an interview, and unless you’ve thought about it before – being unprepared may throw you off. However, the answer doesn't have to be complicated. You just have to put some thought into it. Find out below what an “ideal job” means, and how to answer the question in an interview! Align Your Goals with the Present When you think of your ideal job, find a parallel between the goals you have and the position you’re interviewing for. This job should be somewhat close to your ideal job. However, [...]

17 05, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Enjoy Summer with a Full Time Job

2019-06-07T20:52:36-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For this link roundup, we wanted to "round up" the most for your summer guide. With just hitting the peak of warm weather and summertime, having ideas, getting creative and making a plan is key. Read below for ways to enjoy your summer with a full-time job, how to have better work-life balance in the summer, and how to handle employees taking time off in the summer, below! 11 Ways to Enjoy Summer When You’re Working A Full-Time Job Whether you’re new to having a full-time job or not, when the summer arrives – you want to make the most [...]

15 05, 2019

7 Ways You Can Spice Up Your Workday Right Now

2019-06-07T20:52:56-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No matter how much you enjoy your job, there are still times that it can feel mundane. There are periods throughout the day when the office can become stifling and a small change up is needed. So, we’re giving you 7 tips on how to spice up your day at work that you can implement right now, below! 1. Get moving Not everyone has time to squeeze in a workout during their lunch break, but simple exercise techniques throughout the day can create some noticeable energy. You can do stretches at your desk, take phone calls standing up, trade your office chair [...]

13 05, 2019

How to Add Self-Taught Skills to Your Resume

2019-06-07T20:53:04-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Self-taught skills are no less valuable than those learned on the job, as long as you can back them up. When these skills align with a job you’re interested in, it’s completely appropriate to include them on your resume. We'll discuss how to add these skills and how to talk about them during the hiring process. Find out below! Skills You’ve Put into Action The easiest self-taught skills to add to your resume are those you have utilized. For example, if you started your own blog and learned how to use WordPress and successfully manage a blog on your own, [...]

10 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What If We Hired Based on Skills?

2019-06-07T20:54:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Aside from the obvious industries which require education and experience, hiring managers are starting to take a chance on hiring based on skills verse actual experience or education. Why? Because skills are transferrable. Qualities like leadership, communication, problem-solving to name a few. Find out more on skill-based hiring and how it's effective, below! Does Higher Education Still Prepare People for Jobs? “Why not just use psychological assessments instead?”. Curious to find out how well higher-education correlates with a career? Find out here. Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career Although college is super beneficial for education and in some [...]

9 05, 2019

“Are You Willing to Relocate?” How to Decide

2019-06-07T21:21:24-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

"Are you willing to relocate?" the question can surprise you if you're not expecting it. Being prepared for understanding how you feel about relocating for your career is important. You're not going to have the same answer for every opportunity and every location - but knowing how to come to a decision will help make the process easier. Check out these things to consider, below! Do Your Research (And What to Avoid) With all of the resources floating around the internet, and the opportunity to look up a review for just about anything – it’s becoming easier to get an [...]

6 05, 2019

Why Listening Is One of the Most Important Skills at Work (And How to Be Better at It)

2019-06-07T21:21:33-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen stated it perfectly, "The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention". Would you consider yourself a good listener? What constitutes being a good listener? Find out why listening is one of the most important skills, and how to be better at it, here. Check it out. Just Listen Next time you’re in a conversation, be aware of how you are as a listener. Do you mind wander? Do you wait for your chance to talk? Are you truly [...]

3 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What is a Recruiter? (And All the Things)

2019-06-07T21:21:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever wonder what a recruiter is and how you can work with one to assist you with your job search? What are the benefits? What do they do? How does it work? To piggyback on our blog from Monday we're sharing even MORE info to educate you on what recruiting is and how you can utilize them with your search, here. What Does a Recruiter Do? (+Skills, Salaries, and Career Tips) Let’s bring it back to the basics. Want to know exactly what a recruiter is – to the definition – and what exactly they do? How can you benefit [...]

1 05, 2019

The Perks of Having a Nonlinear Career Path

2019-06-07T21:21:46-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you have an unconventional career path, it’s easy to feel intimidated or that you are not as experienced or qualified for positions you may be applying for. However, you want to look at your non-linear career path for the perks that it holds. Check out the perks of having a nonlinear career path below. Experience When you're trying out different careers that interest you, and positions that align with those interests – you want to look at these things as different “stages” in your life. And not necessarily different age milestone stages – but honing in on something that [...]