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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! […]

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 [...]

22 04, 2019

Why It’s Necessary to Have a Job Search Plan

2019-06-07T21:22:33-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you begin your job hunt, starting is usually the hardest part. Getting the ball rolling and the momentum going, takes the most effort. So, it's incredibly important to have a plan. When you have a plan laid out it becomes a lot easier to keep track of what you're looking for. Find out how to create a plan and why you should have one at all,  below. Why Are you Looking for a New Job? Are you wanting to find a new job because you want more pay? To find a job closer to home? Or are you looking [...]

13 08, 2018

How Important Is Corporate Culture During the Job Search

2018-08-13T08:15:13-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When on the job hunt, we mainly focus on searching for a job that matches our compensation, benefits, position, and growth requirements. Another important aspect that we should consider is the company’s corporate culture. Though the position and salary may be exactly what you want, fitting in and feeling comfortable in the workplace is very important. If you don’t work well within your company culture, it could lead to a lack of motivation, hostility, and poor work. Find out in today’s blog what type of culture you work well in and how to assess a company’s culture before working there. [...]

17 07, 2017

How to Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

2017-07-17T10:36:54-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you don’t have a profile photo up on LinkedIn, you should get one as soon as possible! LinkedIn studies have shown that having a profile photo can increase profile views up to x 21 times, and connections x 9 times. You shouldn’t miss out on those opportunities, so it’s time to upload a photo! Today we have all the advice you need to take the perfect photo for your LinkedIn profile! […]

30 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/30/17: Mastering Career Conversations

2017-06-30T10:23:39-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sitting down with a friend to talk about the latest movie or a great book is easy. The conversation flows from topic to topic, and time flies by. Why is it then, that conversations about our careers can be so difficult? Typically there is a lot on the line, and every second ticks by slowly. It’s easy to get stressed out or nervous, but keeping your cool is crucial. This week, we have some links that can help you with those conversation nerves, in addition to other helpful advice. Check out the links below! […]

22 03, 2017

4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before an Interview

2017-03-22T10:49:18-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before interviewing, job seekers commonly consider the position from the company’s perspective. It is incredibly helpful to look at the job from this viewpoint. It helps to get you into right mindset to market yourself as a candidate. However, thinking about a new position from a more personal standpoint is always necessary. Considering that you may be committing 40+ hours of your week to this job, it’s not selfish to consider it from where you stand. The questions listed below will make sure you get what you want out of a new job. They also will help you answer questions better, [...]

4 11, 2016

Link Roundup 11/4/16: Talking Political at Work

2016-11-04T14:03:50-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re only a few days away from election day, and it’s almost impossible to avoid political conversations at work. This week one of our links will help you talk politics without damaging your work relationships. We’re also sharing an article about what qualities every job seeker should have. However, that’s enough of me talking about it, read on to see the links for yourself! […]

12 10, 2016

Interview Q: How Do You Deal with Stress and Pressure?

2016-10-12T13:29:24-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our everyday lives are full of stress. Stress comes in many forms, and can be found at your workplace and your home. While we all experience stress, how you deal with it is what really sets you apart. Someone who is ‘cool under fire’ is a huge asset in almost any situation. This is also why it’s a popular topic for interview questions. […]