General Job Search Advice

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… […]

8 07, 2021

Breaking Down Types of Employment 

2021-07-08T08:39:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re currently looking for a new position, you’re probably looking at many job descriptions each day. All of the different terminologies can get confusing. If you’re not sure what the difference is between contract to hire and direct hire is, we’re here to help! We’ll break down all the different ways a job can be classified, and what they mean. In addition, we’ll discuss the different payment structures and work hours as well. […]

29 06, 2021

How to Weigh Multiple Job Offers 

2021-06-30T12:49:47-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Being offered a job after a long search for employment is always exciting, let alone being offered more than one. However, things can be stressful if you are unsure which option is the “right” one. There are a lot of factors to consider such as salary, flexibility and PTO, benefits, and the overall environment of the organization. Don’t stress too much though, this is a good problem to have and there are a ton of ways to compare multiple job offers. After utilizing these tips and considering every aspect, you will be able to decide which offer is the best [...]

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 [...]

9 06, 2021

Career Change: Tips for Success 

2021-06-30T12:37:34-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

People seek career changes for many different reasons. Maybe your career goals have changed and your current employer can’t meet your needs. Or perhaps you’re in need of a more flexible schedule and better pay. Whatever the reason, it’s OK to make a career change, and it’s more common than you probably think.  However, it’s still a big decision that takes a lot of consideration. Before putting a career change into action, you should evaluate your current situation. What are the issues? What do you like? Does your career need a complete makeover or are you just searching for new [...]

1 06, 2021

Common Job-Hunting Mistakes 

2021-06-30T13:25:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There’s no question about it. job hunting can be a long, tedious and frustrating process. There’s a good chance that you’ll face some bumps in the road along the way. However, knowing the most common mistakes that job-seekers tend to make, can save you a lot of valuable time-and stress. Regardless of whether you’re looking for your first job, stuck in a job you hate, have recently become unemployed, or are looking for a career change, everyone makes mistakes. Unfortunately, even the smallest error could make or break your chances of landing a job so beware of these common mistakes.   [...]

6 05, 2021

Resume Gaps: Fighting the Battle

2021-05-06T11:35:01-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Explaining an employment gap in your resume can be extremely challenging. It’s something that may raise flags to employers, so you will almost always be questioned about it. Whatever the reason for your absence from the workforce, a potential employer will typically want an explanation. While a gap in employment isn’t great to have on your resume, it’s certainly not a deal-breaker. It’s just important that you approach it correctly, and we’ll explain the best way below. […]

6 05, 2021

Best Career Advice Blogs (Besides Ours!) 

2021-05-06T11:33:24-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our goal is to provide quality career and job-search advice to all of our readers. However, we know it can be tiresome to read content from the same site over and over again. To ensure you get all the advice you need, we’ve put together a list of our favorite blogs about career advice. No matter who you are, one of these is sure to have the information you need. Furthermore, all we ask is that you don’t forget about us!  […]

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