Link Roundup: Crucial Job Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Link Roundup: Crucial Job Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Link Roundups
Landing a job interview is a great sign. It means that a recruiter or hiring manager looked at your resume, and thought that you might be a good fit for the role. So your next step should be focusing on knocking the interview out of the park. The last thing you want to do is make a simple mistake, in that interview, and have it take you out of the running. Read on to find out how you can avoid those mistakes and more! 4 Things You Should Never Ask While Being Interviewed One of the most common ways candidates shoot themselves in the foot during job interviews is by asking the wrong questions. A common misstep is constantly asking about salary, benefits, and compensation early on. If the recruiter…
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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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Link Roundup: Losing, Leaving, and Looking For a Job

Link Roundup: Losing, Leaving, and Looking For a Job

Link Roundups
This week's Link Roundup is focused on the various stages of work: leaving a job, losing a job, and looking for one. Each situation has it's own unique challenges and hardships. If you currently find yourself in any of those situations, you're sure to find some valuable advice in the articles and blogs below! U.S. Business Spending on Equipment Cooling; Labor Market Strong If you're looking for a comprehensive update on the status of the job market, this is it! Unemployment is at a 48 year all time low, and the economy is also performing well. However, orders for new equipment and machinery are at a low. On the other hand, unemployment is also at a 17 year low, so the market is performing well in most areas. If you'd…
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Link Roundup: The LinkedIn Low-Down & Surprising Statistics

Link Roundup: The LinkedIn Low-Down & Surprising Statistics

Link Roundups
For this week's Link Roundup, we chose to focus on how you can use LinkedIn more effectively, and also highlight some interesting statistical data. Wondering how standing vs. sitting affects your salary? That and more is covered in the links below. Statistics can be particularly telling, especially so when they illustrate how certain factors play out in the workforce. (more…)
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Link Roundup: What Attracts Job Seekers to an Employer?

Link Roundup: What Attracts Job Seekers to an Employer?

Link Roundups
When you begin looking for a new job, there are usually certain companies that you are more interested in working for. In this week's Link Roundup we'll be looking at what makes a certain employer more enticing than others. Sometimes it's benefits and compensation, others times it's something less tangible like a strong mission and a motivating team. Selected blogs and articles this week examine what makes a company attractive, and we've also selected a few articles with strong career and job search advice. (more…)
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How to Stand Out on LinkedIn

How to Stand Out on LinkedIn

General Job Search Advice
LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool that allows you to form professional connections and network. The site's popularity is certainly widespread too, it's ranked as the 31st most visited website globally, and has over 546 million users. How then, with so many others on the platform, can you stand out from the crowd? Today we'll highlight some best practices that will help you become more LinkedIn savvy, and stand out on the site. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Career Quizzes and Advice

Link Roundup: Career Quizzes and Advice

Link Roundups
We all know how addicting online quizzes can be, so we've decided to start out our Link Roundup with one or two this week! However, instead of finding out what superhero you would be, or which character from The Office you are, you can learn more about your career! The quizzes will help you uncover your communication style, and what type of job you are best suited for. Additionally, we have included some of the best career and job search advice we could find this week.  (more…)
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Link Roundup: Women at Work

Link Roundup: Women at Work

Link Roundups
To celebrate International Women's Day this week, we've collected articles that are geared towards promoting and discussing women in the workforce. Wondering how you should dress for your next job interview? Look no further! Additionally, we've also included some general advice on things like making a career change, and choosing your LinkedIn connections. If any of that sounds like valuable advice to you, read on! (more…)
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