14 12, 2021

Questions to Expect in an Internship Interview

2021-12-14T08:21:42-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Internships are a great way to gain experience, get exposed to different types of work cultures, get involved in projects firsthand, and develop new relationships. Although internships are typically marketed towards college graduates, they are also great for anyone looking for a career change. If you have an interview coming up for an internship position, here are some questions you can expect, and how to answer them below. Check it out! […]

12 10, 2021

The 3 Best Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

2021-10-07T10:55:27-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you want to ace any interview, it's important to go into it with questions prepared. In most cases, it is expected of the candidate. The truly great questions are ones that are specific, and address the needs of the company, or the intricacies of the position. Although we would like to provide some here, doing so would require specific insight into your opportunity. Despite this, there are a few general questions that we can absolutely recommend. Read on to find out what they are. 1. "Is there anything I can clarify about my resume or qualifications?" Unfortunately it doesn't [...]

28 09, 2021

How to Answer: Why Are You Changing Careers?

2021-09-23T11:28:01-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve been in the workforce long enough to grow a network, you’ve probably noticed something. As you talk to more professionals, it seems that most people no longer work in the industry where their careers began. This is something that can occur for a few different reasons. For some workers, they simply receive a better offer in a different industry. Others grow tired of the same type of work and want to branch out. Or perhaps they discover a passion they never previously knew existed. No matter the case, it’s not uncommon to switch careers. However, it can be [...]

24 08, 2021

Phone Interviews: How to Succeed

2021-09-02T08:40:23-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Initially, you may be happy that your interview is over the phone instead of in person. While you may only have to take a call for this form of an interview, it’s more difficult to make a good impression. A phone interview is also typically used as a way to thin out the candidate pool before moving on to in-person interviews. This makes it all the more important that you take the proper preparations before sitting down for the phone call. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of phone interviews and then get into specific things you should do to [...]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don't want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we'll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn't!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

15 07, 2021

The Essential Job Interview Checklist

2021-07-15T08:44:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job interviews may be the most nerve-wracking experiences we all have to go through in our careers. Knowing that one conversation could significantly affect your career can be rather intimidating. However, if you get too caught up in stressing about the interview itself, it can be easy to overlook certain preparations. There are steps you can take to prepare for a job interview that will help you have more control, and stay calm on the day of the interview. To help you stay organized, we've put together a handy checklist you can use before any interview! Below we've listed the [...]

13 07, 2021

Must-Ask Questions for Job Applicants

2021-07-13T10:26:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most organizations have a set list of questions that they ask job applicants during an interview. This is a great way to easily, and quickly, establish whether or not a candidate will be a good fit for the company. However, there are a few key questions that you don’t want to skip. Check them out… […]

17 06, 2021

Following Up Post-Interview

2021-07-01T08:50:54-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|0 Comments

You’ve just interviewed for a position, and you’re pretty sure you nailed it. But you’re eager to know for sure. Did you get the job? Will you be called back for another interview? Oftentimes, your actions after the interview will play a large part in what happens next.   While there are only so many things you can do to ease the anxiety of this waiting period, knowing how to follow up and what things to steer clear of will ensure that you don’t hurt your chances of landing the job. You don’t want to annoy the [...]

17 06, 2021

When Do Employers Use References?

2021-06-30T12:29:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although your resume holds a lot of weight when applying to a new position, you also need previous references who will attest to who you are as an employee. Putting in the extra time and effort to select and provide references is imperative. But when do companies conduct the reference checks? […]

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