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17 07, 2019

6 Mistakes You’re Making on LinkedIn

2019-07-17T11:16:35-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

LinkedIn is a great resource to further your career and grow your network. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to have a LinkedIn profile set up and active. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile or want to know if you need to do some updates, we’re sharing some mistakes to not make when it comes to LinkedIn, here! […]

7 02, 2018

Utilizing Your Network During Your Job Search

2018-02-07T11:45:53-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the most powerful tools you have available to you during your job search is your network. A strong network enables you to have access and sway with job opportunities you wouldn’t normally have. It’s is also important to remember that the strength of your connections is entirely dependent on you. The amount of work you put into developing and checking in with your network will decide how powerful it is when you begin to look for a job. We’ll begin by discussing who you can consider in your network, and then make some suggestions about how you can put [...]

17 01, 2018

The Anatomy of A Job Description

2018-01-17T11:13:50-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In this week’s blog we will be breaking down the anatomy of a job description. The better you understand how the average job description is built, the easier it will be to assess if you are qualified and interested in a position. We will also give a few tips and tricks on each of the specific sections of the job description, so look out for that. We hope you come away from this article much more efficient at analyzing any job opportunities! […]

20 11, 2017

How Many Copies of My Resume Should I Bring to a Job Interview?

2017-11-20T11:50:50-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It goes without saying that if you’re going to a job interview, you should bring a few copies of your resume. This raises the question though, how many? You don’t want to seem wasteful and bring too many. You also don’t want to have too few if a hiring manager needs a copy. Figuring out the right number of copies isn’t quite as important as doing research on the company. However, not having enough copies to hand out in a job interview can lose you some points. Today we’ll outline how you can gauge what the magic number of copies [...]

9 08, 2017

5 Helpful Resume Formatting Tips

2017-08-09T10:14:53-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In a previous blog we discussed how you can optimize your resume, and today we’re going back to basics and talking about formatting. How you format your resume influences your chances to move forward in the hiring process. If you make it easy for a hiring manager to understand, they are more likely to bring you in! Today we’ll be discussing a few easy and simple formatting choices you can make to help your chances. […]

28 06, 2017

Why Just Applying Won’t Get You A Job Anymore

2017-06-28T10:30:24-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Years ago, you could walk your resume into a business establishment, and expect to get a call back in a few days. Unfortunately, those days are long gone. A wealth of qualified applicants combined with online job boards have changed the game. Now, simply sending in a resume and applying will no longer get you a job. You have to be determined, smart, and utilize other channels to see true results in a job search.  […]

21 06, 2017

Should My Resume Have a Skills Section?

2017-06-21T11:30:36-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to build a resume, there are a few questions you have to ask yourself. What font will I use? Will I list my experience by chronology or relevance? And of course, should I have a separate skills section? The answer is yes! However, if you’d like a more thorough answer than that, keep on reading to find out why it will help you.  […]