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3 04, 2019

How to Apply for a Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

2019-09-30T13:42:45-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most people feel that if they don’t have any experience in a position that they’re applying for, they might as well not apply for the job. However, it’s not as black and white as you may think. Depending on the job, a hiring manager may consider someone who doesn’t have all of the required experience. But how do you apply for a job when you have no relevant experience at all? Check it out below. Jot Down Everything Start with writing down everything you’ve done. Not literally, but... literally. Begin as far back as you can recall regarding any responsibilities, [...]

25 02, 2019

8 Job Search Myths We’ve Debunked

2019-02-25T14:25:26-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re searching for a job, there are so many things to consider, so much advice given and so many rules that seem to pop up. Knowing what advice is accurate, and what’s considered a myth can help you with a more successful job search. Check out these 8 myths about job searching, below! […]

11 06, 2018

Dealing with a Lack of References

2018-06-11T08:12:38-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Providing references can be one of the most difficult tasks during the job application process. This is especially true when you’re fairly new to the job market with limited resources and experiences. Luckily, you are not alone, almost everyone goes through this barrier! Here are a few tips that will help you remain a strong candidate, even with a lack of professional references. […]

26 03, 2018

3 Points Your Cover Letter Should Make

2018-03-26T13:48:48-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Writing a cover letter can be overwhelming, because you are trying to accomplish so much with so few words. Trying to think of everything you want to say and trimming it down to fit into a short note can be challenging. So in today’s blog, we’ll explain three core points that every cover letter should make. No matter the industry or field, these points are the foundation of a strong cover letter. […]

23 10, 2017

Can My Resume Be Funny?

2017-10-23T11:38:38-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Resumes are typically very boring and straightforward. Work experience, skills, education, etc, nothing very exciting. A big part of getting hired is likability, so it would make sense to inject a little humor into a resume to get more attention right? Wrong. Humor may make sense at some point during the hiring process, but certainly not on your resume. Today we’ll explain why jokes should stay off your resume, and a few cases when a slight dose of humor may be appropriate. […]

4 08, 2017

Link Roundup 8/4/17: Making Yourself A Marketable Candidate

2017-08-04T09:47:11-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to searching for a job, how you market yourself is incredibly important. This is true across all of your job search ‘spaces’- your cover letter, your resume, and your social media profiles (especially LinkedIn!). The way in which you present yourself on all of those places is crucial to your success. This week, we’ve gathered a few links that can help you accomplish just that. In addition, we’ve included some general advice and an update on the state of the job market.  […]

7 07, 2017

Link Roundup 7/6/17: Work by the Numbers

2017-07-07T10:16:42-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Welcome back to another weekly link roundup! This week we have some great articles to share, many of them backed up by research. If you’re looking for an informed look into the state of the job market, you’ll find it here. We’ll look at how job seekers behave, as well as examining the current state of the labor market. Of course, what better way to start than by looking at the numbers from the June job report! […]

29 03, 2017

3 Steps to Writing a Great Cover Letter

2017-03-29T09:04:34-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It can be challenging to sit down in front of a blank page and fill it with words. This is especially true when you know it could be what helps you find your next job. All that pressure can make it tough to get your words on paper. Today, we’ll present a simple 3 step template that you can use to design your own killer cover letter and hopefully find a great job. Read on below for the first step! […]

27 06, 2016

Cover Letters, Worth the Type?

2016-06-27T15:21:32-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

When looking for jobs, many postings have an optional cover letter submission. Job seekers generally find many jobs they’d like to apply to. As an applicant, writing out a cover letter and a resume that is tailored to each job can be cumbersome. This begs the question, are cover letters really worth the time? In short, yes. If you’d like the long version, read on! […]