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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3 Proofreading Tips to Keep Your Resume Mistake Free

3 Proofreading Tips to Keep Your Resume Mistake Free

Resumes & Cover Letters
It goes without saying that your resume is one of the most important documents you will write. It's the item that an employer will use to judge whether or not they should interview you. So your resume could be the path to many great opportunities in your career. However, if there are mistakes on your resume, that path will be much longer. Today, we're going to share some of our favorite proofreading tips for keeping your resume mistake free. These don't take too long, and while some of them may seem odd, they are effective! (more…)
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10 Things That Annoy Recruiters During Job Interviews

10 Things That Annoy Recruiters During Job Interviews

Acing the Interview
When going into a job interview, the last thing you want to do is sabotage yourself. Unfortunately many candidates do just that. Whether they realize it or not, certain things they do annoy the recruiter(s) conducting the interview. It's entirely possible for one small thing to keep you from having a great job interview. In an effort to avoid that from happening, we've compiled a list of recruiter's and interviewer's top pet peeves. (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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Do I Need A Social Media Presence to Get Hired?

Do I Need A Social Media Presence to Get Hired?

General Job Search Advice
In the digital age, it's incredibly common for people to share their lives online, their activities, their work, and even their meals! It's also not uncommon for someone to have profiles across multiple networks. Some people have an account on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn! However, you may begin to question if this public presence hurts or helps a job search. We'll break down the common philosophies on whether the lack of a social media presence hurts your jobs search.  (more…)
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How to Calm Your Nerves Before a Job Interview

How to Calm Your Nerves Before a Job Interview

Acing the Interview
If you get nervous before going into a job interview, don't worry- you're not alone. It's easy to think that this job interview and the opportunity it represents is the be all and end all of your career. That mindset will just lead into more worrying, and won't help your performance at all. In today's blog, we'll give some tips on how you can calm your nerves, and go into your next job interview cool and confident. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Smarten Up Your Job Search

Link Roundup: Smarten Up Your Job Search

Link Roundups
Conducting a job search is certainly no small task. There is a lot to keep track of, and it can be tough to keep everything straight. With that said, there are always ways you can conduct a smarter, more efficient job search. Today's Link Roundup is dedicated to sharing some of those tips with you, so you can job search better, and find the right job sooner. If that sounds like something that you want to read about, check out the links below! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Looking Forward to Your Career in 2018

Link Roundup: Looking Forward to Your Career in 2018

Link Roundups
2017 is coming to a close, and 2018 is nearly upon us. It's a great time to do some self reflecting, and work on self development. With that in mind, we've gathered the best links we could find this week to prepare you for 2018. Whether it's your career, your job search, or your work life balance, we can help you get it in line for the new year. Read on below for the links! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Advice For Job Seekers and Employees

Link Roundup: Advice For Job Seekers and Employees

Link Roundups
December is here, which means the end of the year is close, along with the beginning of a new one. It's a time when some companies decide to make cuts for budgetary reasons, and some job seekers make resolutions to find employment. Whether you're looking for a job or currently have one, our Link Roundup this month has advice for you! A Recruiter Shares the Best Way to Follow Up On a Job Application When you are applying to jobs, the work doesn't end when you submit your resume. While some companies will be proactive and reach out to you, some take more effort. Knowing how to appropriately and professionally follow up is an important skill for any job seeker. This article introduces some great approaches that should leave a…
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What Is An Applicant Tracking System? (And How It Affects Your Resume)

What Is An Applicant Tracking System? (And How It Affects Your Resume)

General Job Search Advice
Have you ever been discussing your job search and heard the term 'applicant tracking system' or 'ATS' thrown around? Applicant tracking systems are relatively new to the job market, and many candidates still aren't familiar with what they actually are. While the purpose seems to be fairly straightforward from the name, a typical applicant tracking system does more than just track applicants. We'll explain what an ATS is, why a hiring manager would use one, and what that means to you. (more…)
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