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12 06, 2019

How Long to Wait to Hear Back About a Job

2019-06-12T10:51:06-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How Long to Wait to Hear Back About a Job

Waiting to hear back from a company on the job decision post-interview is common. But how long should you wait before moving on with your search? We’ve got you covered. […]

11 06, 2019

Why Summer Is the Perfect Time for Your Job Search

2019-06-11T15:36:25-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Why Summer Is the Perfect Time for Your Job Search

The “summer slump”, the “dog days of summer”, the “lazy summer days” however you put it, the summer is upon us – at least here in New York’s Capital Region. It’s time to get outside and enjoy the sun. It’s also the perfect time to put some quality work into your job search. We’ll tell you why. […]

11 06, 2019

9 Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries

2019-06-12T08:54:58-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With a full-time job – weekends are something you look forward to. Time to rest, explore and time off from the work week. Which can sometimes create stress when Sunday rolls around – knowing the weekend of fun is ending and the work week is upon you. But it doesn’t have to be stressful. Check out how to bet the “Sunday scaries”, below! […]

29 05, 2019

Why You Should Consider Working Remotely

2019-06-13T08:11:01-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re new to the concept of a remote job, the process may feel extremely unfamiliar, but there are a TON of perks! Having the ability to manage your schedule and work at times you feel you’re most productive are just a few of them. Find out the other benefits of working remotely, below! […]

24 05, 2019

Link Roundup: The Best Things to Read Before You Start Your New Job

2019-06-13T15:44:31-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Starting a new job can bring up all sorts of emotions. What if I'm too old? Not experienced enough? Too introverted? How will I adjust to a more flexible schedule? We've gathered all of the answers to your questions in the week's link roundup, below. Check it out! The Non-Scary, Realistic Guide to Changing Careers When You’re Older There used to be a stigma that the older you get the less common it is to switch jobs – however, there should be no age cap when it's appropriate to change your career. And luckily today that stigma is just not true [...]

15 05, 2019

7 Ways You Can Spice Up Your Workday Right Now

2019-06-07T20:52:56-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No matter how much you enjoy your job, there are still times that it can feel mundane. There are periods throughout the day when the office can become stifling and a small change up is needed. So, we’re giving you 7 tips on how to spice up your day at work that you can implement right now, below! 1. Get moving Not everyone has time to squeeze in a workout during their lunch break, but simple exercise techniques throughout the day can create some noticeable energy. You can do stretches at your desk, take phone calls standing up, trade your office chair [...]

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, [...]

6 05, 2019

Why Listening Is One of the Most Important Skills at Work (And How to Be Better at It)

2019-06-07T21:21:33-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen stated it perfectly, "The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention". Would you consider yourself a good listener? What constitutes being a good listener? Find out why listening is one of the most important skills, and how to be better at it, here. Check it out. Just Listen Next time you’re in a conversation, be aware of how you are as a listener. Do you mind wander? Do you wait for your chance to talk? Are you truly [...]

1 05, 2019

The Perks of Having a Nonlinear Career Path

2019-06-07T21:21:46-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you have an unconventional career path, it’s easy to feel intimidated or that you are not as experienced or qualified for positions you may be applying for. However, you want to look at your non-linear career path for the perks that it holds. Check out the perks of having a nonlinear career path below. Experience When you're trying out different careers that interest you, and positions that align with those interests – you want to look at these things as different “stages” in your life. And not necessarily different age milestone stages – but honing in on something that [...]

26 04, 2019

Link Roundup: Should You Work From Home?

2019-06-07T21:22:11-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Working from home is becoming more and more normalized in the working world. But is it right for everyone? How do you efficiently work from home? Will it work for you? We've answered all your questions in this weeks link roundup. Check it out below. Is Working at Home Right for You? Answer these few simple questions about whether the remote life is for you. Answer them instinctively, and you’ll have a better understanding of where you stand. Check it out. 7 Pitfalls to Watch for If You’ve Just Started Working from Home If you’re new to this whole working-from-home [...]