6 Ways to Use Job Search Rejection as a Tool

6 Ways to Use Job Search Rejection as a Tool

Behind the Scenes, Motivation
Job rejection, stings. We're eager to get accepted, and whether we say the right things or we bomb the interview- either way, it hurts. However, there are so many POSITIVE ways to view rejection and SO much learning to be done. If you can acknowledge these positives, job rejection can even benefit you! Keep reading to find out how to use rejection to your advantage! (more…)
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The 7 Types of Interviewees You Don’t Want to Be

The 7 Types of Interviewees You Don’t Want to Be

Acing the Interview
Seeing candidates come and go in recruiting give us a great idea of what to do and what NOT to do in an interview. We’ve noticed that most of the "not so great" interviews have a similar pattern to them. We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 types of interviewees candidates can become during interviews. Read more to find out what they are, and make sure you don't accidentally become one of them! (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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6 Tips to Not Waste Your Time in a Job Search

6 Tips to Not Waste Your Time in a Job Search

General Job Search Advice
Job searching can be an enjoyable and experimental time for you. It allows you to dream, get specific and try something new. But we're all busy and we don't want the search to become endless without success. Knowing exactly HOW and WHAT to do when job searching, can keep it fun and speed up the process. Check out these six tips to help your search, be successful! (more…)
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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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5 Questions to Ask in an Internship Interview 

5 Questions to Ask in an Internship Interview 

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice
    Being an intern can be a GREAT opportunity to not only learn but to get the experience you need in a specific company or field. However, you want to make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into and that you aren’t just the - “errand runner and do everything that no one else wants to do” – type of intern. To cover your bases, here are five things that you can ask when you are interviewing for an intern position. (more…)
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3 Reasons Why a Thank-You Note Makes a Difference

3 Reasons Why a Thank-You Note Makes a Difference

Behind the Scenes
A thank-you note is a powerful tool for both the job-seeker and currently employed. Sending a thank-you note shows the person receiving it that you appreciated their time. The type of thank-you all depends on the situation. If the recipient is someone you’ve been contacting via email, then email is appropriate. A hand-written thank you is always encouraged if not incredibly time-sensitive. This can be done after an interview, an event that your company hosted/sponsored, or a meeting with a client. Keep reading on to find out why a thank-you note really makes a difference! (more…)
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5 Tips for Remote Job Interviews

5 Tips for Remote Job Interviews

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Remote interviews have been on the rise with the increase of technology usage. Job-seekers now have the liberty to interview with hiring managers and companies without having to physically be there. Unfortunately, not all companies will do this, but most will. This is great when you’re applying for opportunities in other states and can’t travel there. Check out 5 tips to prepare yourself for a remote job interview below. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Why an Internship Could Transform Your Career

Link Roundup: Why an Internship Could Transform Your Career

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers
It’s that time of year again! School is back in full swing and internships are starting! It’s an exciting but nerve-racking time, especially when you’re experiencing your first internship. If you’re still on the fence about interning or know that it is in your near future, we have helpful information for you too! Check out this week’s round of internship advice below! (more…)
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