General Job Search Advice

25 11, 2020

Internships: Why They’re So Important

2020-11-25T19:46:42-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, Internships, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|0 Comments

It is common knowledge that internships are something everyone should do before entering an industry. The question, however, is why? Participating in an internship program is important for many reasons besides just gaining experience. Internships give employees the chance to build their network, practice theory, gain industry knowledge, have a competitive edge, and simply make money! Good internships also have dual benefits for the employee and the company. It is not a one-way street and can help with both career growth and company growth. […]

24 11, 2020

High-Income Skills in 2020

2020-11-24T08:40:21-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Figuring out what types of skills are most desirable or will get you the most recognition is tricky. However, when you can do something not many can or maybe something that is a huge asset for a specific industry, you can get paid big bucks! While transferable skills amp up any resume, the more technical skills and industry-specific knowledge can amp up your salary! Continue reading to find out the hottest jobs and skills of 2020. […]

19 11, 2020

Remote Interviews: Tips and Tricks

2020-11-19T09:38:35-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

COVID-19 has more people doing remote work than ever before. This includes hiring managers too! Even when the “new normal” begins to convert back to the old, the way we work is likely to be changed forever. In-person interviews will return eventually, but the option for remote ones will also be present still. It may even be a BIG part of how hiring managers screen candidates or a required step before an in-person interview.    Since remote interviews are unconventional but part of life now, it is important to know how to prepare for them. Check out these tips that are [...]

17 11, 2020

Is Too Much Experience a Bad Thing?

2020-11-17T10:21:28-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Typically, you would think that having a wealth of experience on a resume is always a good thing. However, there are cases where being over-qualified or having too much experience will actually hurt your chances of landing a job you may be interested in. This is due to many reasons and while not always the case, it is relatively common. […]

10 11, 2020

Marketing Yourself to a Potential Employer

2020-11-10T10:33:41-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The best way to land a job or acquire clients is to market yourself. Marketing yourself to employers or clients entails highlighting your strengths and valuable skills that would make YOU the best candidate. Continue reading to find out how to stand out amongst the crowd. […]

5 11, 2020

Networking: 10 Ways to Improve Your Skills

2020-11-05T11:26:27-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Far too often, networking feels superficial, awkward, and transactional. Because of this, a fair majority of professionals hate networking. And people don’t do things they don’t like. So rather than skipping networking all together or blabbing about things you aren’t passionate about, keep reading to see our favorite networking tips!   […]

3 11, 2020

Using Social Media to Help Your Job Search

2020-11-03T10:16:11-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Social media has been said to be a concern when it comes to landing a job. However, when used appropriately, it is a huge asset! Using social media in today’s world goes far beyond updating your job role on LinkedIn and deleting inappropriate content. It can be used to develop a personal brand that will get you noticed and open you up to new opportunities. […]

29 10, 2020

Holiday Job Searching: Why it Works

2020-10-29T10:20:39-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Motivation, Part-time & Side-Gigs, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the best times to enter the job market, contrary to popular belief is around the holidays. While many do not believe this is true due to the high demand for seasonal workers, job boards are typically full of postings for positions that extend past the holiday season. […]

27 10, 2020

The Cover Letter: How to Nail it

2020-10-27T10:14:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A cover letter is your first impression to a potential employer. Rather than a courtesy, it is a chance to impress. As the first thing employers read, it should summarize who you are, a little background, and what you can bring to the table. Cover letters are the bait of the application process and will draw in potential employers if done correctly. […]

22 10, 2020

What makes a Job Desirable?

2020-10-22T10:09:36-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In today’s job market, offering the full package is necessary to attract top talent and the best potential employees. The full package includes way more than just salary. People want a job that is desirable besides just the weekly paycheck.  For some people this may mean paid vacations and solid insurance benefits. For others, an excellent Retirment plan could be at the top of their list. So with all these different factors, what exactly does make a job desirable? […]

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