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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. […]

15 01, 2018

How to Calm Your Nerves Before a Job Interview

2018-01-15T11:35:39-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you get nervous before going into a job interview, don’t worry- you’re not alone. It’s easy to think that this job interview and the opportunity it represents is the be all and end all of your career. That mindset will just lead into more worrying, and won’t help your performance at all. In today’s blog, we’ll give some tips on how you can calm your nerves, and go into your next job interview cool and confident. […]

13 11, 2017

What Is An Applicant Tracking System? (And How It Affects Your Resume)

2017-11-13T11:44:08-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Have you ever been discussing your job search and heard the term ‘applicant tracking system’ or ‘ATS’ thrown around? Applicant tracking systems are relatively new to the job market, and many candidates still aren’t familiar with what they actually are. While the purpose seems to be fairly straightforward from the name, a typical applicant tracking system does more than just track applicants. We’ll explain what an ATS is, why a hiring manager would use one, and what that means to you. […]

25 10, 2017

Here’s Why Hiring Managers Will Look At Your Social Media

2017-10-25T10:21:43-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re going to job search in today’s digital age, you have to make sure you social media is professional. Employers no longer just check into your background, they also research your social media accounts. With this in mind, it’s best to take a look at them yourself and determine if they are professional enough. However, you may still be wondering why your social media matters to a hiring manager. In today’s blog, we’ll explore why, and  what you should do about it.  […]

1 09, 2017

Link Roundup 9/1/17: Job Interview Advice You Need to Read

2017-09-01T11:27:02-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to job interviews, there is a wealth of information, articles, and blogs online. The most common discuss things like 'common interview mistakes' and the question 'What is your greatest weakness'. However, there are many aspects and questions that come up in job interviews that don't receive as much discussion despite their importance. This week, we've gathered some articles that cover those topics and questions, in addition to some other valuable advice and news. American Workers Are Optimistic About Getting a Job We start our Link Roundup with some great news- many Americans believe it's not too challenging [...]

23 08, 2017

Should I Include ‘References Available Upon Request’ On My Resume?

2017-08-23T11:34:11-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

‘References available upon request’ shows up on probably 50% of the resumes we see in our office. The phrase is certainly popular, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s right to use. It’s easy to fall into the consensus trap and think a practice is right just because it is widespread. We’ll look beyond the psychology, and discuss why it may make sense to leave the phrase off of your resume. […]

2 08, 2017

3 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Resume for Submission

2017-08-02T10:39:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s very important for a resume to be visually pleasing, and read well. Another factor that many candidates don’t take into account however is if the resume is optimized for submission. It’s important to remember that your resume is a file that will be one among many once you send it in. With that in mind, there are few things you can do to make yours stand out, and perform well with applicant tracking systems. We’ll be discussing three easy ways to optimize your resume below. […]

26 05, 2017

Link Roundup 5/26/17: The Future of Careers

2017-05-26T10:25:59-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Happy Friday! This week we have some great advice on the future of careers. One article compares the online profile and the printed resume, and another looks at careers that are 'future proof'. The job market has never stayed the same, and it is evolving at an incredibly fast pace today. How you find a job today is vastly different from the way it was done only 10 years ago. Understanding how the future of careers will shift could be valuable knowledge for the future, and we're here to help! Check out the links below to begin. What to Do [...]

8 05, 2017

The Mystery of Resume Page Length

2017-05-08T10:13:05-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For many years job seekers new and old have asked themselves the same question, “How long should my resume be?”. The answer seems to constantly change and shift, and there are multiple factors at play. Thankfully there aren’t as many rules as there used to be, but there are still a few things to take into account. We’ll break down what you need to know about resume length below. […]