24 08, 2021

Phone Interviews: How to Succeed

2021-09-02T08:40:23-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Initially, you may be happy that your interview is over the phone instead of in person. While you may only have to take a call for this form of an interview, it’s more difficult to make a good impression. A phone interview is also typically used as a way to thin out the candidate pool before moving on to in-person interviews. This makes it all the more important that you take the proper preparations before sitting down for the phone call. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of phone interviews and then get into specific things you should do to [...]

4 08, 2021

LinkedIn Profile Pictures: A Guide

2021-09-16T10:04:30-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|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 21 times, and connections 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! Before talking about the technical decisions to be made when taking the photo, it’s important to realize the purpose of the photo. On LinkedIn, your profile photo influences whether people [...]

4 08, 2021

How Can I Evaluate A Job Opportunity?

2021-08-04T10:25:44-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to seriously consider a job opportunity, it’s easy to get tunnel vision. Many candidates get caught up thinking about, company size, and their responsibilities. These are all important considerations to take into account, but there are others things you should factor in. In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing a few different tactics to evaluate a job offer that you may not have thought of. Check them out below! 1. Check Out Past Employees on LinkedIn One of the cool features of LinkedIn is that you can search the past employers of your connections. When you’re searching [...]

4 08, 2021

How to Enjoy Your Morning Commute

2021-08-04T10:23:43-04:00Categories: How To, How to Survive the '9-5', Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Commuting to work can be a drag, especially if you have a significant drive ahead of you. Knowing that you have to sit in the car each morning and evening isn’t easy to look forward to. It can also be an incredibly frustrating way to start and/or end the day when traffic is bad. That’s why today we’ve put together a quick list of a few things you can do to easily liven up your commute to work each day! So if you’re interested, keep reading and check out the list below. […]

27 07, 2021

How to Overcome Mistakes at Work 

2021-07-27T08:40:46-04:00Categories: How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s a tough situation. You’ve been doing extremely well at work. However, recently you made a mistake, and now you’re not sure how to proceed. First of all, remain calm. Making mistakes is something everyone has done at some point. We’ll share some advice on how you should approach a workplace mistake. Read on to find out the first step! […]

22 07, 2021

3 Things To Discuss During Quarterly Meetings

2021-07-29T09:08:31-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many employees have questions and concerns they’d like to discuss with their boss or manager. Similarly, managers may have concerns (or positive feedback!) they want to discuss with their employees. It can be hard to find the right time to do this but luckily, most bosses schedule quarterly meetings with their staff. Quarterly meetings occur a few times a year, hence the term quarterly, and are a great way to keep communication flowing between both parties. Not sure what to address at your next quarterly meeting? Not to worry, we’ve put together a list of the top 3 things that [...]

22 07, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Careers in Sales

2021-07-22T08:42:27-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This month's industry spotlight highlights a career path that can suit just about anyone. Salespeople can develop their careers based on their interests and ideal lifestyle, making it a smart and flexible career choice for anyone unsure of their next steps. If you're looking to change career paths, or just getting started with your career, there are many reasons to pursue sales. This article shares the top reasons that sales might be the industry for you. Overview A career in sales typically involves selling products and services by highlighting how a customer can benefit from making that purchase. Working in [...]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don't want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we'll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn't!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

15 07, 2021

The Essential Job Interview Checklist

2021-07-15T08:44:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job interviews may be the most nerve-wracking experiences we all have to go through in our careers. Knowing that one conversation could significantly affect your career can be rather intimidating. However, if you get too caught up in stressing about the interview itself, it can be easy to overlook certain preparations. There are steps you can take to prepare for a job interview that will help you have more control, and stay calm on the day of the interview. To help you stay organized, we've put together a handy checklist you can use before any interview! Below we've listed the [...]

13 07, 2021

Must-Ask Questions for Job Applicants

2021-07-13T10:26:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most organizations have a set list of questions that they ask job applicants during an interview. This is a great way to easily, and quickly, establish whether or not a candidate will be a good fit for the company. However, there are a few key questions that you don’t want to skip. Check them out… […]

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