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31 10, 2018

How to Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

2018-10-31T10:54:55-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Have you been ghosted in the business world? It’s quite a common nightmare these days! Professional ghosting is when a business contact disappears and becomes unresponsive. This is common from an employer’s standpoint, especially with the rise of technology and email. It’s easy for a candidate to simply stop replying to emails. It’s unfair! Though there is no way to completely limit ghosting, there are helpful ways to hopefully keep candidates engaged. If you’re a candidate reading this, we’ve got some information for you too! Ghosting can happen on both sides of the hiring process! […]

12 05, 2017

Link Roundup 5/12/17: Diverse Job Search Advice

2017-05-12T10:41:21-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As always, we’re back with another group of links regarding all kinds of professional advice. This week focuses  specifically on job search advice. So if you’re currently playing the job market, make sure you check out the links from this week! They cover not just resumes and interviews, but also broader topics like job satisfaction and job market scams.  […]

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, [...]

13 03, 2017

Social Media Can Hurt (and Help) Your Job Search

2017-03-13T10:10:53-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

If you’ve ever hesitated to post something controversial on social media, you may have been smart to pause. A study by CareerBuilder.com illustrates just how significantly social media can impact your chances for a job. The study showed that 60% of employers used social media to vet their potential hires in 2016, an increase from 52% in 2015. That number has likely risen even further since last year. Many employers are trying to find out if the new hire would be a ‘culture fit’ as well, which can be determined through social media research. The study also found that not having [...]

29 09, 2016

Link Roundup 9/29/16: Job Search Preparation

2016-09-29T19:04:24-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week was quite the fount of good content, and you may discover that this week’s roundup is slightly longer than usual. We hope you find the links provided useful, especially to prepare you for your job search. If you’d like any further comment on the topics covered leave us a comment and we’ll be sure to reply! […]