Resources for Job Seekers

27 11, 2019

Skills You Should Leave Off Your Resume

2019-11-27T08:10:11-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When composing your resume, there are obvious categories you should include, such as education, certifications, experience, and skills. Although these categories are straightforward, how do you know what is not worth mentioning? We’ve compiled a list below sharing the types of skills to leave off your resume. Check it out! […]

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! […]

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. […]

11 10, 2019

Link Roundup: Starting a New Job? Start Here

2019-10-11T14:40:18-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So, you’re starting a new job and you want to ensure you’re prepared. What are some factors you should consider? What should you prepare ahead of time? How do you ensure that you have everything in order, before starting at a new company? Check it out, below. […]

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. […]

2 10, 2019

When to Accept a Job Offer

2019-10-02T11:58:18-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve reached a certain point in your job search where you need a new job but no longer want to wait. In this case, you feel the urge to accept the first job offer you’re presented with. However, there are a few things to consider first. […]

25 09, 2019

How to Answer, “Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?”

2019-09-25T12:23:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re in an interview and you’re asked, “why do you want to leave your current position?”. Should you be brutally honest? Or are you supposed to be vague? If you’re too vague do you sound dishonest? How do you answer properly without regretting your answer out loud? Here are a few different ways to go about it. […]

19 09, 2019

How to Ask If You Can Work Remotely for a Position

2019-09-19T13:49:36-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve found a job opening that you’re interested in –  but you’re curious to find out if the position offers the ability to telecommute. You believe there may be the possibility given the overall purpose of the job, however, there is no clear statement alluding to remote availability. How do you ask if you can work remotely for a position? Find out below. […]

4 09, 2019

Should I List All Employment History or Most Recent 10 Years?

2019-09-10T15:43:05-04:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How do you know whether to list all your employment history on your resume, or just the most recent? Do you include the last three positions? Only the relevant jobs? Whether there’s an application which allows you to just list a few positions, or a section to share your resume – you may have to take some inventory. […]