Link Roundup: Leaving and Landing a Job in a New City

Link Roundup: Leaving and Landing a Job in a New City

General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups
Leaving a job can be difficult, even more so when it requires moving to a new city. There is a lot to get done and a lot to think about. If you’re thinking about making a big career move, check out this week’s round of helpful links. We’ve included information on knowing when it’s time to leave your current job, how to land a job in a new city, and the best cities to move to right now! (more…)
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3 Ways Job-Hopping Negatively Affects Your Career

3 Ways Job-Hopping Negatively Affects Your Career

Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'
Job-hopping has become a common career trend with the decrease in the unemployment rate. Individuals have more opportunities at their fingertips to leap to. From the looks of it, going from job to job can seem like a good thing. You’re adding more experiences to your resume, reaching for a challenge, and possibly growing your salary base. But, job-hopping isn’t as great as it looks. There are some major downsides that can affect your career. Find out what those are by reading below! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Attracting Top Talent with Low Unemployment Rate

Link Roundup: Attracting Top Talent with Low Unemployment Rate

All About Recruiters, Link Roundups
It has become increasingly more difficult for companies to fill open roles with a lower pool of candidates to choose from. Top talent candidates are most likely interviewing at several companies, so it is important to prove that you are the best option for them. There are several ways to entice them, which you will learn about in the links below! Individuals want to work for a company that matches their values and needs. (more…)
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Link Roundup: The Future of the Performance Review

Link Roundup: The Future of the Performance Review

How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups
This week’s link roundup contains the ins and outs of employee performance. From a management standpoint, you will find tips on how to have the conversation about performance improvements with your employees and how to increase performance results. From an employer perspective, you will learn about some of the new performance review tactics that may be in your future thanks to technology! (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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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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Secrets to a Stellar Performance Review

Secrets to a Stellar Performance Review

How to Survive the '9-5'
Performance reviews are one of the biggest opportunities you will have in almost every job. It offers you a chance to sit one on one with your boss, and discuss expectations, goals, successes, and areas for improvement. If you go in prepared, you can demonstrate your value as an employee, and potentially even negotiate a raise. However, a great performance review isn't something just fall into. You have to prepare well ahead of time. In today's blog, we'll break down how you can set yourself up for performance review success. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Job Search Advice for the Holidays

Link Roundup: Job Search Advice for the Holidays

Link Roundups
The holidays are an odd time of year if you are searching for a new job. Everything seems to slow down, even if you want to keep moving forward to try and find the right opportunity. Although it can still be worthwhile to apply, you may need to change your strategy until 2018 is here and hiring picks up again. In this week's Link Roundup, we've gathered advice that will help you boost your holiday job search, and prepare for a strong 2018. 3 Year-End Networking Moves to Help Your 2018 Job Search As we mentioned in the introduction, you may have to change up some techniques in your job search during the holiday season. This is typically a good time to focus on networking, since there will be so…
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3 Things To Discuss on Boss / Employee Exchange Day

3 Things To Discuss on Boss / Employee Exchange Day

How to Survive the '9-5'
Although you may not have heard of it, today is actually a holiday called 'Boss/Employee Exchange Day'. The idea behind this day is that a boss and their employee swap roles to see what it is like to work in the other's shoes. Ideally this will give both parties a better idea of their responsibilities and what a day looks like. The goal is to reach a better understanding of the other's respective roles, and how they can work together. Obviously doing this swap isn't feasible at most companies, so we've come up with an alternative. Instead of swapping, ask your boss if you can have a discussion about your role to make sure you are being fully utilized. We've broken down some topics to cover during this conversation below.…
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