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7 01, 2021

Back to Work: Office Perks Post COVID

2021-01-07T11:56:34-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Pandemic, Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Employers of all sizes are implementing new office and employment perks to attract top talent and help with the transition back to the office post-pandemic. Whether it be an office design that accommodates social distancing, resources to help with stress and anxiety, or social areas, there are so many ways to up your office! This will not only make employees feel safe and happy but also attract new talent and give your company a competitive edge in hiring. […]

5 01, 2021

The Year Ahead: Top Industries Entering 2021

2021-01-05T08:58:47-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, In the Community, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This past year, many businesses either tanked or rose to success amid the pandemic. Those who took advantage of the opportunity climbed to the top, and 2021 will be no different. For anyone looking to get involved with a fast growing, successful and profitable industry, here are some ideas. […]

31 12, 2020

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

2020-12-31T09:03:58-05:00Categories: I Am I Can, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re not sure how to start a project, so you put it off. Or, you’re afraid that an email doesn’t convey your message or level of competence so you delete it later. You compare yourself to your colleagues because you need to be the best, leading you to beat yourself down and dim your talent. If you’ve ever dealt with a situation like this or similar feelings, you may be in the same boat as up to 82% of working Americans. Imposter Syndrome can be a huge career hurdle for many. Any individual, whether it be entry-level, professional-level, or students, [...]

24 12, 2020

A Guide to Outplacement Services

2020-12-24T10:34:17-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is Outplacement? Outplacement services have become a rapidly growing and almost required part of every company. An outplacement service helps a terminated employee transition into a new job by guiding them through the job search. Employers typically have this in play for when they are forced to make cuts. There are many different types of outplacement services with different options. Some are as cheap as $750/employee but others range into the thousands. If a company has an outplacement service, it should be mentioned in the severance package. So what’s that? A severance package is an agreement made at the [...]

17 12, 2020

Motivate Employees: 5 Things to Try

2020-12-17T12:21:48-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Motivated employees are the foundation of a company’s success. Finding ways to motivate your employees not only brings more success for the company but also makes the work environment much better. Employees cannot be fully engaged in their work, ready to tackle new challenges, and excited to do their job unless they are motivated. If you’ve noticed a plateau, downfall, or change in the work of your employees it could be a sign that they are lacking motivation. Many teams deal with a lack of motivation and it is not uncommon. There are many ways to solve the problem. Here’s [...]

15 12, 2020

The Second Interview: All You Need to Know

2020-12-15T08:47:55-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviews in general are a scary thing to handle, let alone multiple interviews for the same company in a short period of time. What could they possibly need to ask still? Is this the final one? Will it be the same person interviewing? Or more people? What if it goes horribly? We’ve got all the answers right here! From wrapping up your first interview to hearing back after the second interview, everything’s covered. […]

8 12, 2020

Making Connections on LinkedIn: A Guide

2020-12-08T08:51:11-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

LinkedIn is a vital part of any job search. Earlier in the year, we discussed all of the ways that LinkedIn is of value to job-seekers. There are so many features that help individuals network and increase their chances of getting hired, but we pin making connections as the most important part of LinkedIn. This is something that some may struggle with as it is hard to be the person initiating things. That’s why we’ve compiled a guide on how to make these oh-so valuable connections on LinkedIn! […]

1 12, 2020

Negotiating Salary: Get What You Deserve

2020-12-01T10:08:39-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Negotiating salary can not only be uncomfortable, but nerve-wracking as well. Many worry that if they ask for the salary they want straight off the bat, it could affect their chances of getting the job. This leads people to undermine the salary they truly deserve and oftentimes lowball it. Lowballing is just as bad as asking for too much and not getting the job, because you may end up stuck wondering “did my employer just get a bargain off me?” To prevent this kind of thing from happening while still being professional, there are some key things to do while [...]

24 11, 2020

High-Income Skills in 2020

2020-11-24T08:40:21-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Figuring out what types of skills are most desirable or will get you the most recognition is tricky. However, when you can do something not many can or maybe something that is a huge asset for a specific industry, you can get paid big bucks! While transferable skills amp up any resume, the more technical skills and industry-specific knowledge can amp up your salary! Continue reading to find out the hottest jobs and skills of 2020. […]

19 11, 2020

Remote Interviews: Tips and Tricks

2020-11-19T09:38:35-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

COVID-19 has more people doing remote work than ever before. This includes hiring managers too! Even when the “new normal” begins to convert back to the old, the way we work is likely to be changed forever. In-person interviews will return eventually, but the option for remote ones will also be present still. It may even be a BIG part of how hiring managers screen candidates or a required step before an in-person interview.    Since remote interviews are unconventional but part of life now, it is important to know how to prepare for them. Check out these tips that are [...]

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