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6 12, 2019

Link Roundup: When to *Not* Include a Cover Letter

2019-12-09T09:09:47-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Writing a cover letter can significantly increase your chances of being considered for a position if done correctly. However, there are also times that including one when applying for a job is not necessary. Below we’ve put together a guide on when to and *not to* include a cover letter when applying for a job, and what it should look like when you compose one. Check it out! […]

10 09, 2019

Link Roundup: Post-Interview ‘Thank You’ Guide

2019-09-10T13:42:02-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So you’ve had your job interview, and you feel that it went well. Now that it’s over you wonder how long you’ll have to wait to receive a response. Do you call? Do you send an email? What do you say? What’s the best form of contact for following up and thanking the hiring manager/recruiter for meeting with you? We’ve compiled a post-interview ‘Thank You’ guide with all the answers to your questions, below. […]

21 08, 2019

Why You Should Consider Other Job Opportunities When You’re Happy in Your Current Role

2019-08-21T13:05:46-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

It may seem odd if you’re happy in your current job, and someone asks if you’re open to hearing about other opportunities. But is it? You ultimately skip the stress of job searching because you don’t need a new one, you’re in a good mindset, and there is no urgency to make the switch – because you already love where you’re at. So, we’re digging deeper into this topic today to cover the perks of considering a new job, even if you’re happy in your current one. […]

29 07, 2019

How to Include References When Applying for a Job

2019-07-29T12:19:01-04:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Having references when applying for a job can be extremely beneficial in increasing your chances of being considered. They are a way to provide the hiring manager or recruiter with people who can share more information about the type of person or employee you are. However, including references on your resume isn’t always the best idea. But how do you know when to include references, and when to leave them out? […]

2 11, 2018

Link Roundup: All About Resumes

2018-11-02T08:56:02-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Your resume is your first impression before meeting a hiring manager or recruiter face to face. Make it stand out and count! This means no errors, accuracy, and an easy to read template. If you need some help with that, we’ve got you covered! Check out the links below for tips on building your resume and more. […]

1 10, 2018

3 Reasons Why a Thank-You Note Makes a Difference

2018-10-01T08:27:50-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A thank-you note is a powerful tool for both the job-seeker and currently employed. Sending a thank-you note shows the person receiving it that you appreciated their time. The type of thank-you all depends on the situation. If the recipient is someone you’ve been contacting via email, then email is appropriate. A hand-written thank you is always encouraged if not incredibly time-sensitive. This can be done after an interview, an event that your company hosted/sponsored, or a meeting with a client. Keep reading on to find out why a thank-you note really makes a difference! […]

27 08, 2018

4 Steps to Accepting a Job Offer

2018-08-27T08:13:45-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations! After a rigorous job search, rounds of applications, and attending interviews, you’ve been offered a job! You’ve decided to commit and accept the offer, but how should you react? Of course, you want to start the job on the right foot. So look no further for advice, because we’ve got you covered. Check out 4 steps to accepting a job offer below! […]

22 08, 2018

What to Do After Being Fired

2018-08-22T09:11:39-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Getting fired is a very unfortunate situation, but it happens. Sometimes it’s our fault, but other times it’s out of our control. Regardless of the circumstance, you may be wondering what happens next. Do you immediately head back out into the workforce? Do you take some time to reflect on what exactly you’re looking for in your next job? Find out the best steps to overcoming a firing by reading on! […]

16 03, 2018

Link Roundup: Preparing for a Modern Job Search

2018-03-16T10:30:29-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Recruiters and hiring manager are constantly adapting new tactics to revolutionize the hiring process. To stay competitive, candidates also need to understand how that process is changing, and what they can do to stay up to date. Today's Link Roundup features plenty of actionable advice you can use in your job search regarding resumes, interviews, networking, and your online presence. Start preparing for your modern job search here! U.S. Job Market Tightening, Inflation Steadily Rising The job market has continued to push along strongly, with fewer and fewer US citizens filing for unemployment. Also, the unemployment rate has reached a [...]

12 02, 2018

10 Things That Annoy Recruiters During Job Interviews

2018-02-12T11:11:53-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When going into a job interview, the last thing you want to do is sabotage yourself. Unfortunately many candidates do just that. Whether they realize it or not, certain things they do annoy the recruiter(s) conducting the interview. It’s entirely possible for one small thing to keep you from having a great job interview. In an effort to avoid that from happening, we’ve compiled a list of recruiter’s and interviewer’s top pet peeves. […]