Resources for Job Seekers

12 06, 2019

How Long to Wait to Hear Back About a Job

2019-06-12T10:51:06-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How Long to Wait to Hear Back About a Job

Waiting to hear back from a company on the job decision post-interview is common. But how long should you wait before moving on with your search? We’ve got you covered. […]

11 06, 2019

Why Summer Is the Perfect Time for Your Job Search

2019-06-11T15:36:25-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Why Summer Is the Perfect Time for Your Job Search

The “summer slump”, the “dog days of summer”, the “lazy summer days” however you put it, the summer is upon us – at least here in New York’s Capital Region. It’s time to get outside and enjoy the sun. It’s also the perfect time to put some quality work into your job search. We’ll tell you why. […]

11 06, 2019

Link Roundup: Advice for the Recent College Grad

2019-06-11T15:24:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Link Roundup: Advice for the Recent College Grad

If you’re a recent college grad, this link roundup is for you. We’re putting together advice, tips, and everything under the sun to help your post-graduation. Check it out! […]

24 05, 2019

Link Roundup: The Best Things to Read Before You Start Your New Job

2019-06-13T15:44:31-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Starting a new job can bring up all sorts of emotions. What if I'm too old? Not experienced enough? Too introverted? How will I adjust to a more flexible schedule? We've gathered all of the answers to your questions in the week's link roundup, below. Check it out! The Non-Scary, Realistic Guide to Changing Careers When You’re Older There used to be a stigma that the older you get the less common it is to switch jobs – however, there should be no age cap when it's appropriate to change your career. And luckily today that stigma is just not true [...]

20 05, 2019

How to Answer “What’s Your Ideal Job?”

2019-06-07T20:52:24-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What's your "ideal job” is a question that may pop up in an interview, and unless you’ve thought about it before – being unprepared may throw you off. However, the answer doesn't have to be complicated. You just have to put some thought into it. Find out below what an “ideal job” means, and how to answer the question in an interview! Align Your Goals with the Present When you think of your ideal job, find a parallel between the goals you have and the position you’re interviewing for. This job should be somewhat close to your ideal job. However, [...]

13 05, 2019

How to Add Self-Taught Skills to Your Resume

2019-06-07T20:53:04-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Self-taught skills are no less valuable than those learned on the job, as long as you can back them up. When these skills align with a job you’re interested in, it’s completely appropriate to include them on your resume. We'll discuss how to add these skills and how to talk about them during the hiring process. Find out below! Skills You’ve Put into Action The easiest self-taught skills to add to your resume are those you have utilized. For example, if you started your own blog and learned how to use WordPress and successfully manage a blog on your own, [...]

3 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What is a Recruiter? (And All the Things)

2019-06-07T21:21:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever wonder what a recruiter is and how you can work with one to assist you with your job search? What are the benefits? What do they do? How does it work? To piggyback on our blog from Monday we're sharing even MORE info to educate you on what recruiting is and how you can utilize them with your search, here. What Does a Recruiter Do? (+Skills, Salaries, and Career Tips) Let’s bring it back to the basics. Want to know exactly what a recruiter is – to the definition – and what exactly they do? How can you benefit [...]

1 05, 2019

The Perks of Having a Nonlinear Career Path

2019-06-07T21:21:46-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you have an unconventional career path, it’s easy to feel intimidated or that you are not as experienced or qualified for positions you may be applying for. However, you want to look at your non-linear career path for the perks that it holds. Check out the perks of having a nonlinear career path below. Experience When you're trying out different careers that interest you, and positions that align with those interests – you want to look at these things as different “stages” in your life. And not necessarily different age milestone stages – but honing in on something that [...]

29 04, 2019

How Does Working with a Recruiter Benefit Your Search?

2019-06-07T21:21:56-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Searching for a job takes time and effort. Researching, contacting, following up – and a whole slew of other tasks. But when you work with a recruiter – a LOT of these steps get taken out of the process and make your job a lot easier.  Check out the perks of working with a Recruiter, below! It’s Free Generally working with a recruiter as a candidate is free of charge. The recruiting agencies get paid through the companies. So working with one comes at no cost to you! A Chance One of the most frustrating aspects of a job search [...]

26 04, 2019

Link Roundup: Should You Work From Home?

2019-06-07T21:22:11-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Working from home is becoming more and more normalized in the working world. But is it right for everyone? How do you efficiently work from home? Will it work for you? We've answered all your questions in this weeks link roundup. Check it out below. Is Working at Home Right for You? Answer these few simple questions about whether the remote life is for you. Answer them instinctively, and you’ll have a better understanding of where you stand. Check it out. 7 Pitfalls to Watch for If You’ve Just Started Working from Home If you’re new to this whole working-from-home [...]