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11 11, 2019

Grab A Recruiter’s Attention with These Tips

2019-11-11T15:30:26-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , |0 Comments

What are some of the most important elements of a resume to ensure you grab a recruiter’s attention? Here are five things to focus on. […]

8 11, 2019

Link Roundup: Why You *Should* Job Search During the Holiday Season

2019-11-11T08:04:19-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As we’re approaching the holiday season, linked to busy schedules, chaos, and new jobs; is it worth it to continue your job search? Are companies looking to hire during this time period? Or are most businesses waiting until January to pick back up their hiring process? Today we’re sharing why you should job search during the holidays, and myths about the holiday job search, below! […]

6 11, 2019

How to Make the Most of Your First Day at Work

2019-11-06T12:26:01-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve gone through the process of submitting (maybe multiple) applications, the interview process, you’ve been offered the job, and you have found the company and a position you’re excited for. So how can you ensure you’re fully prepared, and make the most of your first day at work? Here are some tips below! […]

4 11, 2019

How to Balance Work Throughout the Holidays

2019-11-04T12:12:00-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We are on the brink of the holidays, the parties, the events and… the holiday stress. The good news is, we’re far enough in advanced that with some tips and guidance, you may be able to balance work with holidays more successfully this year. Check out our tips, below. […]

1 11, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Decline A Job Reference Request

2019-11-01T14:16:00-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve been asked to provide a job reference – but the circumstances may not always pan out in a positive way. You may not feel comfortable vouching for someone, or your reference wouldn’t be a positive one. So is it offensive to decline a reference? Today we’re sharing all the different possibilities, positive and negative, and how to go about them, below! […]

30 10, 2019

5 People to Ask to Be a Job Reference

2019-10-30T11:52:35-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When applying for a job- oftentimes during the process the company will ask you to provide references.  But who do you list? You don’t want to burn bridges by including your current employer, and you don’t want to list family members – because they don’t hold as much professional weight as other contacts in your life. So what are the best types of people to include as references to ensure the most effective results? Here is a list of FIVE different people to consider. […]

28 10, 2019

The Only Resume Template to Use

2019-10-29T09:59:59-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re creating a resume, you want to ensure not only that you have the right amount of information but that you also have the most effective format. Whether you’re starting your resume from scratch, or you want to update your resume to ensure its accuracy and effectiveness, you’ll want to follow this crucial tip on what type of template to use. […]

25 10, 2019

Link Roundup: What to Avoid in Your Elevator Pitch

2019-10-28T08:46:47-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is an elevator pitch? According to MindTools, it’s “‘A brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in what your organization does’. And should last no longer than a short elevator ride of 20 to 30 seconds, hence the name”.  So how do you develop your own pitch and ensure it’s just the right length? We’ve got you covered. […]

23 10, 2019

How to Handle Criticism at Work

2019-10-23T09:30:11-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Despite how well you do your job, or how long you’ve been an employee at your company – you’re going to receive some sort of [hopefully constructive] criticism. When this occurs you can either let it offend you or you can use it to your advantage. Below we’ve provided suggestions on how to handle criticism in the workplace, check it out! […]

21 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What Motivates You?”

2019-10-21T11:20:57-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“What motivates you?” Before you’re in an interview, take the time to do a self-assessment. Ask yourself what motivates me? Is it money, is it relationships, new skills, hitting goals, leading a team, troubleshooting? Figure out all the factors that excite and motivate you before you get into the interview. That way if this question comes up – you already know your answer and can elaborate confidently. […]