Resources for Job Seekers

24 01, 2023

Employee Retention – The Untold Story

2023-01-24T14:49:16-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Retention rate is a metric that refers to a company’s ability to “retain” consumers, or in this case, employees. The contrary being attrition rate, or as we more commonly know it, turnover rate. The attrition rate is the pace at which people leave a company whether by force or voluntarily. Prior to accepting a job offer, obtaining insight into these metrics could provide clarity on a number of qualities (or incompetence’s) that the company may possess. Allowing you to make a more educated decision to either accept or deny a role. This blog will uncover [...]

13 01, 2023

Phone Screen 101

2023-01-13T10:13:10-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In many recruitment processes, employers narrow down the applicant pool before scheduling interviews by conducting phone screens. Not to be confused with a phone interview, phone screens occur after employers and hiring managers have reviewed resumes and cover letters. Typically, those who appear to be qualified for the position will be phone screened and potentially invited to schedule an interview thereafter. While it’s not an interview, it is a sign that you may be qualified for one or more available positions. […]

12 01, 2023

No References? No Problem

2023-01-12T14:08:51-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Providing references can be one of the most difficult tasks during the job application process. This is especially true when you’re new to the job market with limited resources and experience. Luckily, you are not alone, almost everyone goes through this barrier! Here are a few tips that will help you remain a strong candidate, even with a lack of professional references. […]

23 11, 2022

Transferable Skills – Why You Need Them on Your Resume

2022-11-22T11:08:15-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Internships, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

12,000 employees and rising have been laid off by US tech companies as a result of cutbacks. It has arguably never been more important to set yourself apart from the – increasing – competition when it comes to finding new employment. Someone who may have been competing against 10 other applicants could now be competing with hundreds. Job seekers are left with the same question: What makes me more qualified? Three words – Highlight Transferable Skills. […]

15 11, 2022

Big Tech Companies Announcing Layoffs – What Now?

2022-11-09T15:24:59-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Following a superlative year in 2021, more than 52,000 workers in the U.S. tech sector have been laid off and there is no end in sight. CEO of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg has claimed responsibility for their nearly 11,000 layoffs (and rising). He attributes their “biggest layoff in history” to their imprudent hiring in 2021, stating that he, “assumed COVID-driven trends, like the acceleration of e-commerce, would live on past the pandemic.” The question those 11,000 employees share amongst thousands of others is, “what now?” […]

3 11, 2022

Advice for a December Graduate

2022-11-02T14:46:43-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations December Graduates! Whether you are graduating a semester early or a semester late, you are finally at the finish line. Completing your degree is an exciting accomplishment, you should be proud of making it to the end! Before you begin wrapping up your final exams and assignments you may be thinking, when is the best time to start applying for a job? There is no clear answer. Based on your plans, goals, and needs your next step may look different than your fellow graduates. However, if you are ready to begin your professional career, we have some advice [...]

27 10, 2022

Why Researching a Company Prior to Interview Will Give You the Upper Hand

2022-10-27T11:24:13-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|0 Comments

Why Researching a Company Prior to Interview Will Give You the Upper Hand Researching a company prior to interviewing for their open role is one way to gain the upper hand on your competitors. It will allow you to offer insightful questions, uncover company culture and familiarize yourself with your interviewer(s). Your interviewer will be attentive to your knowledge and excitement about working with the company and a lack thereof can be mistaken for uninterest and ill preparedness. In this blog, you will uncover exactly how and why we recommend researching a company.   How to research a company [...]

18 10, 2022

5 Free Resources for Job Seekers

2022-10-17T13:17:38-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of September 2022, unemployment remains on a steady decline, though the demands of job seekers stand persistent. However, whether intentional or not, a job search can pose uncertainty when deciding where to begin. In this blog, we will pride 5 resources, all of which are entirely FREE, that will assist in your job search. […]

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 [...]

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