3 Things You Should Do When Job Searching in 2018

3 Things You Should Do When Job Searching in 2018

General Job Search Advice
To remain competitive in the modern job market, you have to update your tactics over time. New technologies,  unemployment, and many other factors can change how companies hire. If you're not aware of these trends and don't respond to them, you may be drastically decreasing your chances of getting hired. Today we'll break down three things you should do to conduct a successful job search in 2018. (more…)
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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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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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5 Things You Should Do After Losing Your Job

5 Things You Should Do After Losing Your Job

General Job Search Advice
Job loss is an unfortunate occurrence in the job market. Perhaps your employer was downsizing, or maybe you made an unforgivable mistake. Whatever the reason, moving on from a job loss isn't easy. Although it can be hard to find motivation, it's important to push on. With that in mind, we've listed a few steps you should follow after losing your job below. Following these steps will help you get back on your feet, and also get back on track in your career. (more…)
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Utilizing Your Network During Your Job Search

Utilizing Your Network During Your Job Search

General Job Search Advice
One of the most powerful tools you have available to you during your job search is your network. A strong network enables you to have access and sway with job opportunities you wouldn't normally have. It's is also important to remember that the strength of your connections is entirely dependent on you. The amount of work you put into developing and checking in with your network will decide how powerful it is when you begin to look for a job. We'll begin by discussing who you can consider in your network, and then make some suggestions about how you can put it to work for you! (more…)
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How to Network During the Holidays

How to Network During the Holidays

General Job Search Advice
During the holidays you will likely receive invitations to various parties and functions. You may have a work party here, a family gathering there, or a get-together with a group of friends. If you're looking for a job, you may feel inclined to turn down some of those invitations to focus on your search. However, each of these parties represent an opportunity for you to do some networking! Networking is a great way to make new connections, and potentially find a job! If you have some holiday parties coming up, read on to find out how you can network! (more…)
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Link Roundup 7/14/17: Knowing When to Leave Your Job

Link Roundup 7/14/17: Knowing When to Leave Your Job

Link Roundups
It's easy to ponder how great other job opportunities are. However, the 'grass is always greener' mentality applies to jobs as well. It can be hard to tell if finding a new job is a worthwhile pursuit. To better inform such a big decision, we've gathered some resources and articles below. This week's links also have some great advice on networking, and include some interesting data from a recent LinkedIn study. If any of that sounds beneficial to you, check out the links below! (more…)
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Why Just Applying Won’t Get You A Job Anymore

General Job Search Advice
Years ago, you could walk your resume into a business establishment, and expect to get a call back in a few days. Unfortunately, those days are long gone. A wealth of qualified applicants combined with online job boards have changed the game. Now, simply sending in a resume and applying will no longer get you a job. You have to be determined, smart, and utilize other channels to see true results in a job search.  (more…)
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