5 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

5 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Getting a job offer is exciting and you may want to jump to accept immediately! But, it’s important to look at the fine print and details before signing a job offer. There are important questions that you should always ask or know the answer to before deciding if it’s the right decision. A new job or opportunity is a big life-change and it’s important to think and prepare beforehand. (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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4 Steps to Accepting a Job Offer

4 Steps to Accepting a Job Offer

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Congratulations! After a rigorous job search, rounds of applications, and attending interviews, you’ve been offered a job! You’ve decided to commit and accept the offer, but how should you react? Of course, you want to start the job on the right foot. So look no further for advice, because we’ve got you covered. Check out 4 steps to accepting a job offer below! (more…)
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How to Ask for an Informational Interview

How to Ask for an Informational Interview

General Job Search Advice
Networking events are a great way to make connections and meet more industry professionals. If you are seeking out a specific individual, why not ask them for an informational interview? The informational interview is a great way to network one-on-one. The goal with one of these meetings, shouldn’t be a job offer. This type of interview is purely informational, giving insight into the industry, company, and career. It is an opportunity to ask for advice and any relative questions you may have in your job search. In this blog, we have highlighted some of the right and wrongs when asking someone for an informational interview. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Mastering the Job Search Process

Link Roundup: Mastering the Job Search Process

Link Roundups
Coordinating a job search can be an exhausting process. You have to track all of your applications, write cover letters, go on interviews, and much more. That's a lot to keep up with, especially if you are already working. So, this week's Link Roundup is all about how you can master the process of searching for a new job! 5 Tips to Become a Powerful Job Hunter If you want to become a better job seeker, this is a great article to read! It has some great tips and tricks that will help you improve your job search tactics. One great recommendation will help you save time. Instead of sifting through hundreds of jobs, target a few companies, and set up alerts for when they post new jobs! It will…
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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Job Offer

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Job Offer

General Job Search Advice
Receiving a job offer is incredibly exciting, but it's also not something you should take lightly. By accepting the job you are making a big commitment. There are a lot of things to consider! Most job seekers usually think of the compensation plan first, and focus on things like salary, benefits, and perks. However, in today's blog we'll be focusing on a few questions that may be less obvious, but just as important. (more…)
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Link Roundup: The Evolving Hiring Process

Link Roundup: The Evolving Hiring Process

Link Roundups
As technology continues to progress, it finds its way into our lives in many different ways. Technology has greatly changed the hiring process, and also the way in which we find jobs. Job boards, LinkedIn, applicant tracking systems, and more innovations have changed how employer hire. Knowing how to make yourself marketable and accessible with all of these changes will help you land your next job. Today's link roundup gathers articles that will help you better understand the modern hiring process, and the mindset behind it.  (more…)
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How Long Can I Wait to Accept A Job Offer?

How Long Can I Wait to Accept A Job Offer?

General Job Search Advice
Right after you receive a job offer, you're likely experiencing many emotions. Excitement, caution, nervousness, happiness, and many more. You may be tempted to accept the job offer right away. However, you should make sure it's not just a reactionary response. It's wise to wait until you have time to seriously process the offer. This allows you to examine financials and decide if it's truly what you want. You're probably wondering just how long you have to evaluate that opportunity. In today's blog we'll explain what is considered an acceptable amount of time to evaluate a job offer. (more…)
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