Resources for Job Seekers

16 08, 2022

What Does Your Total Package Include?

2022-06-08T16:24:48-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Picture this, you’re in a job search and you land an interview for a seemingly perfect position. You go to the interview with a salary in mind that would be EPIC if offered, and to your surprise, they offer $5k over that! Without hesitation you accept their offer, you put in your two weeks’ notice at your current role and before you know it, you’re on your way to sign employment paperwork and get whatever other ducks in a row that you need to before your first day. Except now you’re signing all your tax and insurance paperwork, etc. and [...]

19 07, 2022

5 Signs It May Be Time to Call a Recruiter (Candidate Edition)

2022-05-20T10:25:48-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, a job search is not the highlight of anybody’s day. There’s no denying that it’s like adding a full-time job to your already full-time life, and we’ve never heard someone use “easy,” and “job search” in the same sentence. Though the pandemic may seem behind us, the aftershock is still in full effect and some people are still out of a job or have the burning desire for a new one and they’re struggling with where to begin. This is the time when you should definitely be taking advantage of the [...]

16 06, 2022

Do You Understand Your Paycheck?

2022-05-13T10:38:33-04:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

In a day where the price of basic necessities like gas and groceries are through the roof, you may find yourself more reliant on your paycheck than ever before. According to a recent report over 50% of the population now lives paycheck to paycheck due to inflation. The question is, do you know how much you’re bringing in? In this case, we’re not referring to your budget, we’re actually asking if you know the amount that will be deposited into your account from the hours you worked the previous week (or week’s if you are paid bi-weekly). You should be [...]

24 05, 2022

Are You a Serial Job Hopper?

2022-04-29T10:34:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Statistically speaking, workers who are highly educated are less likely to stay at a job for a longer period of time. More specifically high school-educated workers stay with their employers over 30% longer than those with Bachelor’s Degrees. ‘Job Hopping’ is defined as an individual who has held multiple job titles at multiple different companies in a short period of time. So, I ask, are you a job hopper? […]

5 05, 2022

Are You On LinkedIn?

2022-04-27T13:44:24-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re not on LinkedIn, you should respectfully pause reading until you go (now) and sign up. What is LinkedIn you ask? Think of it as your billboard, except it’s entirely of no cost to you. A professional social platform where you can showcase your educational and career highlights while interacting with other professionals in your industry and beyond. It’s safe to say we STRONGLY encourage you not only to have a LinkedIn but also to remain active on the account. […]

24 03, 2022

4 Tips for Providing References to Your New Employer

2022-03-16T10:13:40-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

With The Great Resignation afloat, we can safely assume that the need for professional references will also increase as new positions are acquired. Most companies require a total of 3 references, though some may require more or less, position depending. We recommend you have a list of references, preferably 5 people or more that you can provide to an employer on the spot. That being said, when in a job search it is important to get ahead of the game and brainstorm reliable references if you have not don’t so already. We have selected a few of our favorite tips [...]

22 02, 2022

Tips to Prepare for Your Career While Still in College

2022-02-22T11:00:50-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Internships, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to a study performed at the University of Washington, the average job search time for a college graduate is 6 months. Chances are if you are currently attending or plan to attend college in the future you are struggling with where or how to begin your career search. We’ve compiled a list to help guide you in the right direction of landing a position post-graduation. […]

15 02, 2022

What is Walrath Recruiting?

2022-02-15T11:34:02-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Services|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We have all found ourselves in a job search at one time or another, whether it be post-graduation, or simply wanting a change from your current employment. Our job at Walrath Recruiting is to help ease your job search in any way we can. Below are the answers to some questions we are frequently asked. […]

2 02, 2022

Tips for Putting in Your Two Weeks’ Notice

2022-02-02T07:47:47-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Deciding to put in your two weeks at your current job is a big decision. How do you tell your boss, manager, coworkers properly? We’ve compiled a list of how to put in your two weeks, templates in doing so, how to properly leave your job, and more. Check it out! […]

23 12, 2021

Ringing in The New Year With a New Job

2021-12-23T07:56:56-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Before we ring in the new year, we wanted to provide some job search advice if you are looking to change paths, or start something new. We’ve compiled a list of why you should job search during the holidays, some career quizzes to help you get a better understanding of what you’re looking for, and trends to look out for. Check it out, below! […]

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