General Job Search Advice

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 [...]

11 11, 2019

Grab A Recruiter’s Attention with These Tips

2019-11-11T15:30:26-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , |0 Comments

What are some of the most important elements of a resume to ensure you grab a recruiter’s attention? Here are five things to focus on. […]

8 11, 2019

Link Roundup: Why You *Should* Job Search During the Holiday Season

2019-11-11T08:04:19-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As we’re approaching the holiday season, linked to busy schedules, chaos, and new jobs; is it worth it to continue your job search? Are companies looking to hire during this time period? Or are most businesses waiting until January to pick back up their hiring process? Today we’re sharing why you should job search during the holidays, and myths about the holiday job search, below! […]

4 11, 2019

How to Balance Work Throughout the Holidays

2019-11-04T12:12:00-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We are on the brink of the holidays, the parties, the events and… the holiday stress. The good news is, we’re far enough in advanced that with some tips and guidance, you may be able to balance work with holidays more successfully this year. Check out our tips, below. […]

1 11, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Decline A Job Reference Request

2019-11-01T14:16:00-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve been asked to provide a job reference – but the circumstances may not always pan out in a positive way. You may not feel comfortable vouching for someone, or your reference wouldn’t be a positive one. So is it offensive to decline a reference? Today we’re sharing all the different possibilities, positive and negative, and how to go about them, below! […]

30 10, 2019

5 People to Ask to Be a Job Reference

2019-10-30T11:52:35-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When applying for a job- oftentimes during the process the company will ask you to provide references.  But who do you list? You don’t want to burn bridges by including your current employer, and you don’t want to list family members – because they don’t hold as much professional weight as other contacts in your life. So what are the best types of people to include as references to ensure the most effective results? Here is a list of FIVE different people to consider. […]

9 10, 2019

How to Know When It’s Time to Change Jobs

2019-10-09T11:13:13-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

You’re being presented with other opportunities and you’re unsure of whether it’s time to change jobs. If this thought is running through your head, take note of how you’ve been feeling regarding your current job. Do you have a significant amount of good days at work? Do you get along well with your colleagues? Do you feel valued in your current position? Take some time to answer these questions, and if you’re having a tough time finding positive answers it’s time to dive deeper. Here are a few additional topics you can address to help. […]