22 07, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Careers in Sales

2021-07-22T08:42:27-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This month's industry spotlight highlights a career path that can suit just about anyone. Salespeople can develop their careers based on their interests and ideal lifestyle, making it a smart and flexible career choice for anyone unsure of their next steps. If you're looking to change career paths, or just getting started with your career, there are many reasons to pursue sales. This article shares the top reasons that sales might be the industry for you. Overview A career in sales typically involves selling products and services by highlighting how a customer can benefit from making that purchase. Working in [...]

15 06, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Construction

2021-06-30T12:33:07-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The demand for employees in the construction industry is always growing during the spring and summer seasons. This means that the opportunities are endless for someone looking to break into the field. While a large number of roles in construction involve heavy-duty labor and sometimes unpleasant working conditions, the high-demand job has an array of perks that make this one of the top fields to work in.  […]

6 05, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Human Resources

2021-05-06T11:28:09-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Industry Spotlight for this month is finally here! From high marks for job satisfaction and growth potential to the ability to impact individuals and entire organizations in meaningful ways, there are so many benefits of a career in Human Resources. Besides these perks, HR professionals, especially those with analytical skills, are in super high demand. Keep reading to find out how you can break into the Human Resources Industry! […]

27 04, 2021

Stop Saying Sorry at Work

2021-04-27T08:53:12-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Sorry to bother your…”, “sorry for not getting back to you sooner”, “sorry but I won’t have this done by tomorrow”, “sorry I’m booked this week”. Do any of these sound familiar? If you’re apologizing for these types of things on a daily or weekly basis, you are suffering from the sorry syndrome. Sorry to break it to you, but no more saying sorry! Apologizing for every little thing, whether it’s warranted or not, can have an array of negative effects on your career. […]

21 01, 2021

Answer “Why Are You Looking for a New Job?”

2021-01-21T11:07:40-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Preparing for a job interview can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. It is always a good idea to prepare some potential questions and answers beforehand. If you are already employed at a different company, the interviewer will likely ask “Why are you looking for a new job?”.  […]

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, [...]

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.  [...]

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! […]

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