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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 [...]

17 11, 2020

Is Too Much Experience a Bad Thing?

2020-11-17T10:21:28-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Typically, you would think that having a wealth of experience on a resume is always a good thing. However, there are cases where being over-qualified or having too much experience will actually hurt your chances of landing a job you may be interested in. This is due to many reasons and while not always the case, it is relatively common. […]

10 11, 2020

Marketing Yourself to a Potential Employer

2020-11-10T10:33:41-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The best way to land a job or acquire clients is to market yourself. Marketing yourself to employers or clients entails highlighting your strengths and valuable skills that would make YOU the best candidate. Continue reading to find out how to stand out amongst the crowd. […]

29 10, 2020

Holiday Job Searching: Why it Works

2020-10-29T10:20:39-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Motivation, Part-time & Side-Gigs, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the best times to enter the job market, contrary to popular belief is around the holidays. While many do not believe this is true due to the high demand for seasonal workers, job boards are typically full of postings for positions that extend past the holiday season. […]

27 10, 2020

The Cover Letter: How to Nail it

2020-10-27T10:14:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A cover letter is your first impression to a potential employer. Rather than a courtesy, it is a chance to impress. As the first thing employers read, it should summarize who you are, a little background, and what you can bring to the table. Cover letters are the bait of the application process and will draw in potential employers if done correctly. […]

15 10, 2020

Red Flags on a Resume: How to Avoid Them

2020-10-15T10:32:09-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Crafting a resume to perfection is a hard task. Many errors can act as red flags to employers without you even knowing it. Being able to identify what types of things may stand out as negative and how to avoid or fix them is a huge asset when creating your resume pre-interview. […]

6 10, 2020

Transferable Skills – What Are They & Why Do We Need Them?

2020-10-06T11:58:39-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Transferable skills are a building block for your career. Having skills and abilities that can be utilized in different fields, or even in your social and personal life, is a huge plus. Since these types of skills can be carried with you to different industries, they are often also referred to as portable skills. When it comes time to start that job hunt or switch career paths, transferable skills will be a hit. […]

19 06, 2020

The Difference Between a Resume Objective and Summary (And How to Use Them)

2020-06-19T13:51:37-04:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Have you ever noticed a career objective or a resume summary paragraph at the beginning of a resume? What is the purpose and is there a difference between the two? […]

29 05, 2020

What Happens If You have a Negative Experience With a Past Employer?

2020-05-29T16:56:00-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Being laid off can be due to lack of performance, a specific situation, overstaffing, or simply personal differences. Regardless, if the situation went sour – you want to be honest with future companies on your experience. But negatively talking about a past employer during an interview will do you more harm than good. Here’s why. […]

13 02, 2020

How to Include Internships on Your Resume

2020-02-13T08:29:22-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although an internship is not “technically” a career position, it’s still considered work experience. Whether it further supports your career experience, or you’re a recent grad and it demonstrates your eagerness and your exposure to the working world. Today we’re covering where, when and how to include internships on your resume. Check it out! […]

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