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12 11, 2018

5 Apps That Will Transform Your Career

2018-11-12T08:23:30-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“There’s an app for that”… including your career! Whether you’re a job-seeker or currently employed, there is an app that can help boost your career. If you’re looking to improve your organization, job search process, or your stress-levels, we’ve got you covered. Check out 5 helpful apps below! […]

11 05, 2018

Link Roundup: What You Need to Know About the Job Market

2018-05-11T11:55:43-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

With unemployment reaching a rare low, the job market is in a unique place. If you have the right set of skills, it's a great opportunity for you to find a company that will value you. In this week's Link Roundup, we pulled our favorite links that will help you understand the state of the current job market. Also, we've collected some of our favorite articles with job search advice. Check out the links below! Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low, as Job Market Becomes More Competitive In the latest job market news, the unemployment rate has continued to [...]

19 03, 2018

Don’t Forget About Culture When Looking For a New Job

2018-03-19T12:26:27-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you begin looking for a new job, there are a number of factors that are at the forefront of your mind. Salary, benefits, growth, and location are a few of the factors that immediately come to mind. Of course, it’s perfectly acceptable to be thinking about these factors first, as most professionals do. You should always strive for growth, and look for compensation that suits your skills and experience. However, many candidates leave an important factor out when looking for a new job: culture. […]

7 12, 2017

Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

2017-12-07T15:28:41-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Recent reports are showing that November was another great month for job growth, and unemployment is currently at an all time low. With so few candidates looking for jobs, many employers are struggling to find the right candidates for their open positions. While the market may favor candidates, you should still be vigilant about marketing yourself in the best way possible. This week’s links describe the current state of the job market, and also hold some advice for prospective job seekers and career professionals. […]

30 08, 2017

5 Unique Ways to Evaluate a Job Opportunity

2017-08-30T10:06:35-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to seriously consider a job opportunity, it’s easy to get tunnel vision. Many candidates get caught up thinking about, company size, and their responsibilities. These are all important considerations to take into account, but there are others things you should factor in. In today’s blog we’ll be discussing a few different tactics to evaluate a job offer that you may not have thought of. Check them out below! […]

19 07, 2017

The 5 Best Places to Research a Company Before An Interview

2017-07-19T10:06:33-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A job interview is more than just answering questions. It’s an assessment of who you are as an employee, and how you would fit into the company’s overall structure. Likewise, it’s also a chance for you to assess if the company meets your needs as an employee. To best prepare for an interview, you have to do some research. This has the dual benefit of showcasing how knowledgeable you are, while also informing your decision to take a job offer, should it be put on the table. You may be wondering though, where should I do research? Most people just [...]

12 07, 2017

Here Are The Best Websites to Research Your Salary

2017-07-12T10:06:06-05:00Categories: 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 [...]

17 05, 2017

How to Uncover Company Culture

2017-05-17T10:35:22-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you decide to look for a new job, you’re hoping for a few things. You hope the salary is in the range you want, and the work is rewarding. You also hope that your coworkers are easy to work with. Lastly, you hope the culture at the company is a good fit for you. The first three is are usually easy to find out. During the hiring process you will find out the pay, and likely meet some potential coworkers. Also, when you read the job description, it gives a pretty good idea of what your day will look like. [...]

10 03, 2017

Link Roundup 3/10/17: Job Satisfaction & How to Get Hired

2017-03-10T09:27:52-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re back with more advice this week. The links have what you expect- advice on resumes, interviewing, and job satisfaction. However, we also have insights into the greater U.S. job market, as well as a look at some local talent in the Capital Region. If any of that interests you, start exploring the links below! […]

9 12, 2016

Link Roundup 12/9/16: Best Places to Work & Mistakes to Avoid

2016-12-09T18:15:55-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We lead off this Link Roundup with Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2017, and follow it up by some great articles that can help you avoid common job search mistakes. We hope you find the links useful! […]