19 10, 2021

The Anatomy of A Job Description

2021-10-14T11:35:10-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In this week’s blog, we will be breaking down the anatomy of a job description. The better you understand how the average job description is built, the easier it will be to assess if you are qualified and interested in a position. We will also give a few tips and tricks on each of the specific sections of the job description, so look out for that. We hope you come away from this article much more efficient at analyzing any job opportunities! […]

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 [...]

7 10, 2021

How to Ask for References

2021-10-04T10:13:18-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

To many employers, references represent one of the last remaining checks before hiring a candidate. Subsequently, good references are the lifeblood of your candidacy for employment. It makes sense then that you choose them wisely. A reference can make or break your candidacy with an employer, so it’s important that you also approach asking correctly. We’ll outline the best way for you to approach someone and request a reference below.  […]

30 09, 2021

Things to Consider When Relocating for Work 

2021-09-30T09:06:43-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Are you considering relocating for a job? If the answer is yes, there are a few factors you should take into consideration. It is a big commitment, and you should take the time to examine the opportunity from all angles. There is a number of variables both in and outside of the company you should assess. We’ll break down four key factors, and what they mean to you.  […]

23 09, 2021

Talking About Your Past Employers

2021-09-23T11:36:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Workers can be laid off for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes it has to do with a lack of performance, and other times it stems from personal differences in leadership or work style. Your past employers will likely be asked about during any interview so you might wonder, at what point is it okay to speak the truth about how you were pushed out of a company? Surely the hiring manager will understand having likely worked in HR themselves. So when can you speak to how horrible you feel your past employers or boss was in a first interview? [...]

2 09, 2021

What Not to Do on LinkedIn

2021-09-16T08:59:23-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LinkedIn is a great resource to further your career and grow your network. We’ve also reached the point where not having a profile may hurt your job search. Now more than ever, it’s important to have a profile set up and active. However, since it is a professional social network, it behaves slightly differently from the likes of Facebook and Twitter. There is also a different set of rules. Today we’ll explain some of those rules and why you shouldn’t break them. […]

26 08, 2021

Steps to Line Up A Job Post-College

2021-09-02T08:40:20-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many soon-to-be college graduates worry about their future. Of course, it’s no easy task to secure that first adult job, but with these tips, it’s more than possible! Read on to learn how you can line up a job for post-graduation. […]

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 [...]

4 08, 2021

LinkedIn Profile Pictures: A Guide

2021-09-16T10:04:30-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you don’t have a profile photo up on LinkedIn, you should get one as soon as possible! LinkedIn studies have shown that having a profile photo can increase profile views up to 21 times, and connections 9 times. You shouldn’t miss out on those opportunities, so it’s time to upload a photo! Today we have all the advice you need to take the perfect photo for your LinkedIn profile! Before talking about the technical decisions to be made when taking the photo, it’s important to realize the purpose of the photo. On LinkedIn, your profile photo influences whether people [...]

4 08, 2021

How Can I Evaluate A Job Opportunity?

2021-08-04T10:25:44-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to seriously consider a job opportunity, it’s easy to get tunnel vision. Many candidates get caught up thinking about, company size, and their responsibilities. These are all important considerations to take into account, but there are others things you should factor in. In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing a few different tactics to evaluate a job offer that you may not have thought of. Check them out below! 1. Check Out Past Employees on LinkedIn One of the cool features of LinkedIn is that you can search the past employers of your connections. When you’re searching [...]

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