Resources for Job Seekers

22 01, 2020

Does Negotiating Salary Compromise My Job Offer?

2020-01-22T13:53:34-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Is it normal to negotiate a salary after a job offer? Would negotiating the salary compromise the job offer? There are a few situations where it’s assumed that you might counter the salary, however, there are also situations where it would be wise not to. Find out how to determine the difference, below! […]

16 01, 2020

How to Determine, And Answer “What Type of Work Environment Do You Work Best In?”

2020-01-16T13:54:23-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When looking for a job, ensuring that the position is right for you, is just as important as the company wanting to hire you. Aside from determining whether the company culture would be a good fit – you should also consider the work environment. From flexible to structured, collaborative to independent – each environment type can determine whether you would enjoy the position, or leave feeling burned out daily.  Here are some ways to determine what type of environment you’d prefer, and how to answer that question in an interview. Check it out! […]

3 01, 2020

Link Roundup: Best Apps, Blogs and Resources for Job Seekers

2020-01-03T15:03:18-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If one of your new year goals is to look for a new job and change up your position, this one is for you. We’re sharing resources to assist you such as job websites, apps, career blogs, and more. Check it out, here! […]

30 12, 2019

Different Employment Types And Their Purpose

2019-12-30T14:38:10-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re on the job hunt and looking for a new position, you’re probably noticing there are a variety of job types available. Not only are there part-time and full-time positions, but also employment types such as “contract”, “contract to hire” and “temporary to permanent”. Which job type should you be applying for? Today we’re discussing the different employment types and the purpose of each one. […]

27 12, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Determine Company Culture in a New Job

2019-12-27T13:44:55-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Company culture, or what is known as the “personality” of a company, is vital to a company’s success. The atmosphere and environment of the workplace are derived from culture, which is why you want to do your research and ensure you’ll be a good culture fit when you’re looking to join a new company. Check out how to prepare interview questions relating to culture, a variety of the different types of culture, as well as how you can ask about culture in an interview. Check it out! […]

13 12, 2019

Link Roundup: Job Search Tips To Help You In 2020

2019-12-13T09:54:52-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2020 is upon us as we are ALMOST halfway through December. A new year comes with new goals, motivation, reassessment, and action. Including taking inventory of your current job situation and making decisions about where you want to be for the future. Today we’re covering job search tips, the upcoming trends, and how you should update your resume for 2020. Check it out! […]

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. […]