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1 12, 2017

Link Roundup: Advice For Job Seekers and Employees

2017-12-01T11:30:54-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

December is here, which means the end of the year is close, along with the beginning of a new one. It's a time when some companies decide to make cuts for budgetary reasons, and some job seekers make resolutions to find employment. Whether you're looking for a job or currently have one, our Link Roundup this month has advice for you! A Recruiter Shares the Best Way to Follow Up On a Job Application When you are applying to jobs, the work doesn't end when you submit your resume. While some companies will be proactive and reach out to you, [...]

1 11, 2017

10 Causes of Stress at Work (And How to Address Them)

2017-11-01T11:41:16-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Today is National Stress Awareness day, so in today’s blog we’ll be highlighting some of the top stressors at work. In addition to identifying these causes of work stress, we’ll also explain how you can address them. While positive stress can be a motivating force, these causes of stress damage work quality and work ethic. They’re in no specific order, but all can be detrimental to a professional career. […]

25 09, 2017

When to Ask About Benefits During the Hiring Process

2017-09-25T16:40:38-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re considering a job, there are many different factors in play. Most people think of the salary first and foremost, but benefits can be equally important. What can be challenging is knowing when to bring them up in the process. Asking about vacation days in your first interview is a definite mistake. It’s a discussion that should be had later in the process, but just how much later? Today we’ll be answering that question. Below we will outline when is generally the best time to ask about benefits during the hiring process. […]

12 07, 2017

Here Are The Best Websites to Research Your Salary

2017-07-12T10:06:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

In today’s market, it can be tough to know your worth. Skills, years of experience, and educational background are all important factors. However, it’s challenging to guess their value to an employer. It’s easy to worry that a potential employer may be low balling you with a job offer, no matter how great the opportunity. Worried that you’ve been offered less than you’re worth? If so, there are thankfully a few tools to help you determine your value. After you input information about your experience and work history, these websites will crunch the numbers and provide you with a breakdown [...]

3 05, 2017

Looking Beyond A Job’s Salary

2017-05-03T12:56:36-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you begin a job search, salary is one of the first things considered, which makes sense! Having a job with a salary pays for living expenses, food, gas, and everything else we need to function. However, it’s easy to get sucked into the continual pursuit of more and more money, sometimes at the cost of finding the right job. Today we’re offering an alternate perspective of where to focus in your job search. Read below for more! […]

17 03, 2017

Link Roundup 3/17/17: Quitting Jobs & Quietly Working

2017-03-17T07:56:07-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Americans Are Quitting Jobs at the Fastest Pace in 16 Years The amount of employees in the US quitting their jobs is the highest it has been in years. This is likely a combination of confidence in the economy, as well as the popularity of job hopping. Job hopping is something that has become more common, especially with younger employees. Many are realizing how switching jobs can give your salary a significant boost. This results in many employees changing jobs constantly to increase their salary. However, whether or not that approach is sustainable remains to be seen. Click through to the article to [...]

19 12, 2016

3 Things to Consider Besides Salary in a New Job

2016-12-19T15:48:01-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you receive a job offer with a great salary, it’s tough not to jump on board right away. However, as any experienced worker will tell you, money isn’t always the most important factor. Today we’ll discuss three other factors you should consider in addition to your base salary when considering a new job.  […]

31 08, 2016

Interview Q: How Much Did You Make at Your Last Job?

2016-08-31T12:24:51-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Many candidates fear being asked about their weaknesses. However, there is another question that can truly be an interview killer. ‘How Much Did You Make at Your Last Job’ can bring an interview to a screeching halt. After the jump we’ll provide an explanation as to why it’s asked and how to answer. […]

29 08, 2016

The Best Apps & Resources for Job Seekers

2016-08-29T12:24:02-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

While we may have missed the hey day for the industrial revolution or the big tech boom, there is something we all are currently experiencing: The Age of the Apps. Applications on cell phones and web browsers can help you with pretty much anything, hence the saying ‘There’s an app for that.’ It stands to reason that there are some apps that would be extremely handy to job seekers, and that is what we’re going to discuss today! We’ve broken the sections below into 3 categories: Apps, Blogs, and Online Resources. […]