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.  […]

28 09, 2021

How to Answer: Why Are You Changing Careers?

2021-09-23T11:28:01-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve been in the workforce long enough to grow a network, you’ve probably noticed something. As you talk to more professionals, it seems that most people no longer work in the industry where their careers began. This is something that can occur for a few different reasons. For some workers, they simply receive a better offer in a different industry. Others grow tired of the same type of work and want to branch out. Or perhaps they discover a passion they never previously knew existed. No matter the case, it’s not uncommon to switch careers. However, it can be [...]

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. […]

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 [...]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don't want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we'll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn't!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

8 07, 2021

Breaking Down Types of Employment 

2021-07-08T08:39:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re currently looking for a new position, you’re probably looking at many job descriptions each day. All of the different terminologies can get confusing. If you’re not sure what the difference is between contract to hire and direct hire is, we’re here to help! We’ll break down all the different ways a job can be classified, and what they mean. In addition, we’ll discuss the different payment structures and work hours as well. […]

29 06, 2021

How to Weigh Multiple Job Offers 

2021-06-30T12:49:47-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Being offered a job after a long search for employment is always exciting, let alone being offered more than one. However, things can be stressful if you are unsure which option is the “right” one. There are a lot of factors to consider such as salary, flexibility and PTO, benefits, and the overall environment of the organization. Don’t stress too much though, this is a good problem to have and there are a ton of ways to compare multiple job offers. After utilizing these tips and considering every aspect, you will be able to decide which offer is the best [...]

17 06, 2021

Following Up Post-Interview

2021-07-01T08:50:54-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|0 Comments

You’ve just interviewed for a position, and you’re pretty sure you nailed it. But you’re eager to know for sure. Did you get the job? Will you be called back for another interview? Oftentimes, your actions after the interview will play a large part in what happens next.   While there are only so many things you can do to ease the anxiety of this waiting period, knowing how to follow up and what things to steer clear of will ensure that you don’t hurt your chances of landing the job. You don’t want to annoy the [...]

17 06, 2021

When Do Employers Use References?

2021-06-30T12:29:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although your resume holds a lot of weight when applying to a new position, you also need previous references who will attest to who you are as an employee. Putting in the extra time and effort to select and provide references is imperative. But when do companies conduct the reference checks? […]

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