careers

29 09, 2020

Job Versus Career: What’s the Difference?

2020-09-29T12:07:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Part-time & Side-Gigs, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to the Dictionary: We have all heard the term job. By definition, it is a paid position of regular employment or a task or piece of work that is typically paid. We have also all heard the term career, which is by definition, an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with progression opportunities. So, with two clearly different definitions, why are the words used interchangeably more often than not? […]

22 09, 2020

Why LinkedIn is So Important to your Career?

2020-09-22T13:27:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Everyone has been on, heard of, or simply looked at LinkedIn.  Joining this platform is a step everybody knows is important when starting a career search-but why? It merges the functions of job search websites and personal profile websites, into one. It is ultimately an extension to your resume, while also acting as a virtual one. There may be a misconception that the platform is used by only those searching for jobs, however, many people from freelancers, to students, to employers and even the big shots such as Bill Gates have LinkedIn profiles. This makes it a powerful networking tool as well.  [...]

17 09, 2020

What Should a College Student With No Experience Put on Their Resume?

2020-09-17T13:15:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Applying to jobs but feeling overwhelmed by the requirements and qualifications within the job posting? Look at your resume and see how you marketed yourself. Besides adding the standard contact information, students may be lost on what’s next? You may not have much experience but organizing it with certain information will help you stand out when starting your job search despite your lack of work experience. […]

15 09, 2020

Are Internships Worth It?

2020-09-15T14:26:04-04:00Categories: General News, Internships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For high school and college students, internships are always mentioned to them. “Completing an internship will help you stand out in the long run,” or “If you do this internship you will learn so much!” are just some things that may have been discussed regarding this topic. But as you think about doing an internship or not, you may wonder, is it really worth it? Some people think yes, while others disagree. Here is our take on it! […]

10 09, 2020

What Is More Important Than Salary?

2020-09-10T13:04:30-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although salary can be the ultimate deciding factor, there are other factors to consider when accepting a job offer. We are going to dive into other key elements that people ponder over besides salary. […]

8 09, 2020

How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

2020-09-08T11:48:44-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Receiving multiple job offers can seem both exciting and overwhelming. You feel accomplished, yet you also feel torn. How do you make a choice? How do you make the right choice? What are components you can consider to assist you in making a decision at all? We have a few tips, check them out! […]

3 09, 2020

The Con’s of Working From Home

2020-09-08T10:43:08-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Even though most of the United States is working remote due to strict guidelines, people are beginning to get antsy because they want to know when they can return to their normal work setting. Some employees have figured out how to stay organized, but some are feeling the cons of work from home life. Here are some negatives we thought were the most important: […]

27 08, 2020

Networking Online Do’s and Don’ts

2020-08-28T09:01:13-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With networking events very limited due to COVID-19, people must adapt to online networking. Knowing how to approach someone during such a crucial time may help you when you are least expecting it. […]

19 08, 2020

Starting a New Job During the Pandemic

2020-08-20T11:48:07-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hiring may have stopped or slowed down for some companies because of the global pandemic. With unemployment at an all time high, you may have been furloughed or laid off. Although hiring has slowed in some industries, companies are still filling positions. After your job search, you may be one of the lucky ones fortunate enough to begin a new job. […]