General Job Search Advice

17 01, 2020

2020 Salary Guide: Best Websites and Tools to Determine Your Salary

2020-01-17T13:45:34-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you've had a long term career, you're just getting back into the workforce, or you're just simply curious to find out salaries for positions that interest you, we put together a salary guide for 2020! This guide covers pay rate statistics, provides salary calculators, surveys, charts, and more! Check it out! 7 Of the Best Salary Information Websites for Negotiation If you’re looking to do some research online to determine your proper salary, there are a few great resources you can utilize. For example, websites that are considered the “best salary websites” and allow you to calculate your salary [...]

16 01, 2020

How to Determine, And Answer “What Type of Work Environment Do You Work Best In?”

2020-01-16T13:54:23-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When looking for a job, ensuring that the position is right for you, is just as important as the company wanting to hire you. Aside from determining whether the company culture would be a good fit – you should also consider the work environment. From flexible to structured, collaborative to independent – each environment type can determine whether you would enjoy the position, or leave feeling burned out daily.  Here are some ways to determine what type of environment you’d prefer, and how to answer that question in an interview. Check it out! […]

8 01, 2020

How to Answer, “Do You Have Any Questions for Me?”

2020-01-13T15:44:05-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Post job interview- you may be asked, “Do you have any questions for me?” and if so, you should always try to reply with a “yes”. This gives you a chance to address any questions you may have regarding the position, the company, etc. You should be prepared and your questions should be relevant and intentional. Here are some examples of questions you can ask following the initial interview. […]

3 01, 2020

Link Roundup: Best Apps, Blogs and Resources for Job Seekers

2020-01-03T15:03:18-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If one of your new year goals is to look for a new job and change up your position, this one is for you. We’re sharing resources to assist you such as job websites, apps, career blogs, and more. Check it out, here! […]

27 12, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Determine Company Culture in a New Job

2019-12-27T13:44:55-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Company culture, or what is known as the “personality” of a company, is vital to a company’s success. The atmosphere and environment of the workplace are derived from culture, which is why you want to do your research and ensure you’ll be a good culture fit when you’re looking to join a new company. Check out how to prepare interview questions relating to culture, a variety of the different types of culture, as well as how you can ask about culture in an interview. Check it out! […]

13 12, 2019

Link Roundup: Job Search Tips To Help You In 2020

2019-12-13T09:54:52-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2020 is upon us as we are ALMOST halfway through December. A new year comes with new goals, motivation, reassessment, and action. Including taking inventory of your current job situation and making decisions about where you want to be for the future. Today we’re covering job search tips, the upcoming trends, and how you should update your resume for 2020. Check it out! […]

9 12, 2019

Phrases To *Not* Include On Your Resume

2019-12-09T13:43:01-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your resume should be a document that explains in detail; your experience, education, and skillset. The purpose of a resume is to provide a parallel between your background and the positions you are applying for. The information you list here should be relevant, and precise. That’s why we wanted to expand on our previous blog (if you missed our blog on that, you can read that here) and share phrases that you should leave *off* your resume. Check it out! […]

6 12, 2019

Link Roundup: When to *Not* Include a Cover Letter

2019-12-09T09:09:47-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Writing a cover letter can significantly increase your chances of being considered for a position if done correctly. However, there are also times that including one when applying for a job is not necessary. Below we’ve put together a guide on when to and *not to* include a cover letter when applying for a job, and what it should look like when you compose one. Check it out! […]

2 12, 2019

How to Answer, “What’s Your Salary Range?”

2019-12-02T12:09:25-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re in an interview, and you’re asked “What’s Your Salary Range?” you may feel taken off guard. How do you know how much to ask for? How do you know how much you’re worth? Or what the company is willing to offer you? How do you determine an answer sufficient enough that you’re comfortable with? Today we’re covering all the answers to your questions, below. […]

13 11, 2019

What *Not to Do* When Declining A Job Offer

2019-11-13T11:10:09-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re offered a job, however, you don’t want to take the position. Whether the pay is not what you’re looking for, the commute is too far, or maybe you were offered a better opportunity elsewhere. Regardless, you know you’ll have to decline the position – but you don’t know how to go about it. You know you need to inform the company that you’re not wanting to accept the position – so you want to be honest, but you also don’t want to leave a bad impression or ruin your chances down the road. So how do politely and respectively [...]