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4 05, 2021

What is a Phone Screen?

2021-05-04T14:42:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So what exactly happens after you submit your application materials to a job? How long until you hear back? When will you know if you’re chosen for an interview? Well 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 later on. So while it’s not a guaranteed interview, it’s [...]

29 04, 2021

Writing a Letter of Interest 

2021-04-29T08:44:54-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve been eyeing a particular company for quite some time with great interest and would give just about anything to work there. But, they have no positions open for application. Where do you go from here?  Sure, you could wait until they do have a job opening, and apply with one hundred other people. Or, you can be proactive and reach out to the company on your own with a letter of interest.   […]

27 04, 2021

Stop Saying Sorry at Work

2021-04-27T08:53:12-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Sorry to bother your…”, “sorry for not getting back to you sooner”, “sorry but I won’t have this done by tomorrow”, “sorry I’m booked this week”. Do any of these sound familiar? If you’re apologizing for these types of things on a daily or weekly basis, you are suffering from the sorry syndrome. Sorry to break it to you, but no more saying sorry! Apologizing for every little thing, whether it’s warranted or not, can have an array of negative effects on your career. […]

22 04, 2021

The ULTIMATE Email Organization Guide

2021-04-22T08:43:16-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Email is the main way people communicate in the workplace. Chances are, any important message you receive is going straight to your inbox. The problem of email overload and compulsive email checking has been around for years. However, it’s not inevitable and there are plenty of ways to organize your email so you don’t miss out on those important announcements or messages from your boss. […]

20 04, 2021

Work Habits to Ditch ASAP

2021-04-20T08:47:03-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re wondering how you can become happier, more productive, and an overall better employee at work, eliminating bad habits is the first step. Not only do they hinder your ability to do the best you can, but they also make you more prone to performance problems that can prevent you from moving up and even impact your work-life balance. Check out these poor habits that you need to ditch NOW! […]

13 04, 2021

Mental Health in The Workplace

2021-04-13T08:50:39-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Millions of Americans deal with mental health issues. There can be a variety of reasons as to why people struggle with mental illness, but oftentimes the stress of work can make things worse. That’s why it’s important to support and understand the importance of mental health, no matter what your role in the workplace is. […]

6 04, 2021

Spring Clean Your Job Search

2021-04-06T10:05:22-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Spring has officially sprung. Crazy, I know. After such a long year, it's hard to believe that it's April again. With warmer weather and the blooming of flowers comes more motivation to clean up and get organized. If your one of those many people getting started on spring cleaning, take it one step further and spring clean your job search. Whether you've lost track due to submitting so many applications, put it on hold due to a loss of hope, or simply need to rejuvenate your job search, now is a perfect time. Here are some tips to help get you started [...]

1 04, 2021

Women at Work: 4 Females Who Changed the Game

2021-04-01T10:14:55-04:00Categories: General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This month we celebrate Women. We celebrate the success of women, the impact women have had, and the changes that women have led to. There is absolutely no shortage of inspirational women, especially in the workplace, and they deserve to be recognized. To cap off our celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting 4 female leaders who have changed the game for women in the workplace. Check them out: […]

30 03, 2021

Virtual Career Fairs: A Guide

2021-03-30T08:46:43-04:00Categories: Networking, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A Career fair is an event in which employers, recruiters, and universities provide information and opportunities to job seekers. Job seekers attend career fairs intending to meet new companies and potential co-workers, speak about upcoming opportunities, fill out resumes and applications and, ask questions regarding their industry. Career fairs have always been a big deal, and can definitely spark some nerves for those who have never attended one or are really trying to get their foot in the door. With all of the change in our world due to COVID-19, A large majority of career fairs are now being held [...]

25 03, 2021

Marketing Strategies to Help Any Business   

2021-03-25T08:44:19-04:00Categories: General News, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Starting a business isn’t easy, and neither is growing it. From finding a target market to figuring out how to reach them and what grabs their attention, a lot goes into successfully marketing a company.   To add to that, there are so many different strategies that can be used and most people want to pull their hair out trying to figure out which will work best. The matter of the fact is this: Whatever got your business to this point, most likely won’t get it to the next point. To successfully market your business, you need to utilize an array [...]

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