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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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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Link Roundup: Changes to Make In Your Job Search

Link Roundup: Changes to Make In Your Job Search

Link Roundups
As seen in last week's Link Roundup, the hiring process is constantly changing and evolving. This makes it easy for job search practices to get outdated, especially if you have been steadily employed at the same company. If you're planning on starting a job search, you may need to update your methods. This week, we've gathered articles that make some great recommendations about job search tactics. Topics covered include job interviews, LinkedIn, general job search strategy, and more! Read on below to check out the links from this week. (more…)
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Link Roundup: The Future of Work

Link Roundup: The Future of Work

Link Roundups
This week we are talking all about the future of work. We have gathered links that examine how technology will shape the job market of the future. Also, we've included articles that should help the future of your work, and maybe finding a new job! Whether you're interested in hearing about how the workforce world is changing, or just finding out the best ways to find a new job, read on below! 5 Technology Trends That Will Make or Break Many Careers In 2018 There are certain trends that have far reaching effects across different aspects of our lives. Of course, these trends also affect how we work, and how careers may change in the future. This article does a great job of rounding up 5 of the biggest forces…
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Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

Link Roundups
Recent reports are showing that November was another great month for job growth, and unemployment is currently at an all time low. With so few candidates looking for jobs, many employers are struggling to find the right candidates for their open positions. While the market may favor candidates, you should still be vigilant about marketing yourself in the best way possible. This week's links describe the current state of the job market, and also hold some advice for prospective job seekers and career professionals. (more…)
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3 Topics to Ask Questions About in a Job Interview

3 Topics to Ask Questions About in a Job Interview

Acing the Interview
When every candidate steps into an interview, they expect to be answering the questions. That is the whole purpose of the interview after all! A job seeker can expect to be in the hot seat for most of the interview. However, there will come a time towards the end where the interviewer may open it up for questions. A good candidate will come prepared to not only answer questions, but to ask them as well. This shows genuine interest in the position, and better informs you about the opportunity. In today's blog, we'll break down 3 topics you can easily ask questions about, along with specific wording. (more…)
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Link Roundup 7/28/17: Putting Your Career First

Link Roundup 7/28/17: Putting Your Career First

Link Roundups
This week's Link Roundup is all about prioritizing your career. These blogs and articles will help you ensure that you are making the right choices to benefit your career. Whether you are changing careers, or trying to get back into the workforce, we have all the advice you need. On the contrary, if you are currently working and want some productivity tips, we have those too! Read on to check out this week's links. (more…)
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Link Roundup 7/21/17: News, Resume, & Job Titles

Link Roundup 7/21/17: News, Resume, & Job Titles

Link Roundups
This week we have a wide variety of informational articles and blogs for both job seekers and professionals looking to improve their career. We start off this week with some news about the job market, before moving onto more general career and job search advice. Resumes, interviews, job titles, and LinkedIn are all covered, so if any of those topics interest you, read on! (more…)
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Link Roundup 6/30/17: Mastering Career Conversations

Link Roundup 6/30/17: Mastering Career Conversations

Link Roundups
Sitting down with a friend to talk about the latest movie or a great book is easy. The conversation flows from topic to topic, and time flies by. Why is it then, that conversations about our careers can be so difficult? Typically there is a lot on the line, and every second ticks by slowly. It's easy to get stressed out or nervous, but keeping your cool is crucial. This week, we have some links that can help you with those conversation nerves, in addition to other helpful advice. Check out the links below! (more…)
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