General Job Search Advice

12 06, 2019

How Long to Wait to Hear Back About a Job

2019-06-12T10:51:06-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How Long to Wait to Hear Back About a Job

Waiting to hear back from a company on the job decision post-interview is common. But how long should you wait before moving on with your search? We’ve got you covered. […]

11 06, 2019

Why Summer Is the Perfect Time for Your Job Search

2019-06-11T15:36:25-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Why Summer Is the Perfect Time for Your Job Search

The “summer slump”, the “dog days of summer”, the “lazy summer days” however you put it, the summer is upon us – at least here in New York’s Capital Region. It’s time to get outside and enjoy the sun. It’s also the perfect time to put some quality work into your job search. We’ll tell you why. […]

11 06, 2019

Link Roundup: Advice for the Recent College Grad

2019-06-11T15:24:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Link Roundup: Advice for the Recent College Grad

If you’re a recent college grad, this link roundup is for you. We’re putting together advice, tips, and everything under the sun to help your post-graduation. Check it out! […]

3 06, 2019

Why You Should Consider a Lateral Job Offer

2019-06-12T08:57:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Making a lateral job move in your career may seem like a waste of time, energy and even money. Although there are a lot of perks to it that you may not realize. Below we’re sharing why you should consider a lateral job offer, below. Check it out! […]

29 05, 2019

Why You Should Consider Working Remotely

2019-06-13T08:11:01-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re new to the concept of a remote job, the process may feel extremely unfamiliar, but there are a TON of perks! Having the ability to manage your schedule and work at times you feel you’re most productive are just a few of them. Find out the other benefits of working remotely, below! […]

24 05, 2019

Link Roundup: The Best Things to Read Before You Start Your New Job

2019-06-13T15:44:31-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Starting a new job can bring up all sorts of emotions. What if I'm too old? Not experienced enough? Too introverted? How will I adjust to a more flexible schedule? We've gathered all of the answers to your questions in the week's link roundup, below. Check it out! The Non-Scary, Realistic Guide to Changing Careers When You’re Older There used to be a stigma that the older you get the less common it is to switch jobs – however, there should be no age cap when it's appropriate to change your career. And luckily today that stigma is just not true [...]

13 05, 2019

How to Add Self-Taught Skills to Your Resume

2019-06-07T20:53:04-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Self-taught skills are no less valuable than those learned on the job, as long as you can back them up. When these skills align with a job you’re interested in, it’s completely appropriate to include them on your resume. We'll discuss how to add these skills and how to talk about them during the hiring process. Find out below! Skills You’ve Put into Action The easiest self-taught skills to add to your resume are those you have utilized. For example, if you started your own blog and learned how to use WordPress and successfully manage a blog on your own, [...]

10 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What If We Hired Based on Skills?

2019-06-07T20:54:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Aside from the obvious industries which require education and experience, hiring managers are starting to take a chance on hiring based on skills verse actual experience or education. Why? Because skills are transferrable. Qualities like leadership, communication, problem-solving to name a few. Find out more on skill-based hiring and how it's effective, below! Does Higher Education Still Prepare People for Jobs? “Why not just use psychological assessments instead?”. Curious to find out how well higher-education correlates with a career? Find out here. Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career Although college is super beneficial for education and in some [...]

9 05, 2019

“Are You Willing to Relocate?” How to Decide

2019-06-07T21:21:24-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

"Are you willing to relocate?" the question can surprise you if you're not expecting it. Being prepared for understanding how you feel about relocating for your career is important. You're not going to have the same answer for every opportunity and every location - but knowing how to come to a decision will help make the process easier. Check out these things to consider, below! Do Your Research (And What to Avoid) With all of the resources floating around the internet, and the opportunity to look up a review for just about anything – it’s becoming easier to get an [...]

3 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What is a Recruiter? (And All the Things)

2019-06-07T21:21:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever wonder what a recruiter is and how you can work with one to assist you with your job search? What are the benefits? What do they do? How does it work? To piggyback on our blog from Monday we're sharing even MORE info to educate you on what recruiting is and how you can utilize them with your search, here. What Does a Recruiter Do? (+Skills, Salaries, and Career Tips) Let’s bring it back to the basics. Want to know exactly what a recruiter is – to the definition – and what exactly they do? How can you benefit [...]