Resources for Job Seekers

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: , , , , , |0 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. […]

30 08, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Prevent Ageism in the Workplace

2019-08-30T11:21:04-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before we discuss how to recognize and address ageism in the workplace, let’s go over a few terms. Ageism is a “prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age.” And the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was put into place to protect those who are 40 years of age and older, from discrimination in the hiring process or workplace. And unfortunately, there have been claims dealing with age discrimination. So, we are cover how to acknowledge it, and how to prevent it from happening in this week’s link roundup, below. […]

16 08, 2019

How to Share That You’re Willing to Relocate

2019-08-16T11:18:50-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Deciding to move to a different city can be bittersweet. Whether you are choosing to relocate for personal reasons, for a career, or are looking to move to try something new – the changes come with a lot of preparation and sometimes big challenges. Such as finding a job in a new city prior to moving. Hiring managers may wonder how apt you are to make the move if you are strictly relocating to follow a career – but there are some things that you can do to help your chances and make the process easier. […]

14 08, 2019

Worried About an Awkward Interview? Avoid These 7 Things

2019-08-15T10:15:37-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job interviews can be stressful. Trying to make a good first impression, while also being yourself, and not being awkward while doing it – can be stressful. And when things don’t go in your favor, whether it be a wardrobe malfunction or losing your train of thought – how do you prevent an awkward interview from derailing your chances of getting hired? We’re sharing 7 things to avoid, below. […]

5 08, 2019

How Do You Stay Organized?

2019-08-06T10:57:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“How do you stay organized?” This question may or may not be asked in an interview, but when it is; the hiring manager or recruiter are looking to find out if you are proactive in being productive. If you are asked this question, start by assessing whether you would consider yourself an organized person or not. […]