14 12, 2021

Questions to Expect in an Internship Interview

2021-12-14T08:21:42-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Internships are a great way to gain experience, get exposed to different types of work cultures, get involved in projects firsthand, and develop new relationships. Although internships are typically marketed towards college graduates, they are also great for anyone looking for a career change. If you have an interview coming up for an internship position, here are some questions you can expect, and how to answer them below. Check it out! […]

28 10, 2021

How to Handle a Lack of References

2021-10-19T11:05:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Providing references can be one of the most difficult tasks during the job application process. This is especially true when you’re fairly new to the job market with limited resources and experiences. Luckily, you are not alone, almost everyone goes through this barrier! Here are a few tips that will help you remain a strong candidate, even with a lack of professional references. […]

12 10, 2021

The 3 Best Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

2021-10-07T10:55:27-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you want to ace any interview, it's important to go into it with questions prepared. In most cases, it is expected of the candidate. The truly great questions are ones that are specific, and address the needs of the company, or the intricacies of the position. Although we would like to provide some here, doing so would require specific insight into your opportunity. Despite this, there are a few general questions that we can absolutely recommend. Read on to find out what they are. 1. "Is there anything I can clarify about my resume or qualifications?" Unfortunately it doesn't [...]

28 09, 2021

How to Answer: Why Are You Changing Careers?

2021-09-23T11:28:01-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve been in the workforce long enough to grow a network, you’ve probably noticed something. As you talk to more professionals, it seems that most people no longer work in the industry where their careers began. This is something that can occur for a few different reasons. For some workers, they simply receive a better offer in a different industry. Others grow tired of the same type of work and want to branch out. Or perhaps they discover a passion they never previously knew existed. No matter the case, it’s not uncommon to switch careers. However, it can be [...]

23 09, 2021

Talking About Your Past Employers

2021-09-23T11:36:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Workers can be laid off for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes it has to do with a lack of performance, and other times it stems from personal differences in leadership or work style. Your past employers will likely be asked about during any interview so you might wonder, at what point is it okay to speak the truth about how you were pushed out of a company? Surely the hiring manager will understand having likely worked in HR themselves. So when can you speak to how horrible you feel your past employers or boss was in a first interview? [...]

26 08, 2021

Steps to Line Up A Job Post-College

2021-09-02T08:40:20-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many soon-to-be college graduates worry about their future. Of course, it’s no easy task to secure that first adult job, but with these tips, it’s more than possible! Read on to learn how you can line up a job for post-graduation. […]

24 08, 2021

Phone Interviews: How to Succeed

2021-09-02T08:40:23-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Initially, you may be happy that your interview is over the phone instead of in person. While you may only have to take a call for this form of an interview, it’s more difficult to make a good impression. A phone interview is also typically used as a way to thin out the candidate pool before moving on to in-person interviews. This makes it all the more important that you take the proper preparations before sitting down for the phone call. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of phone interviews and then get into specific things you should do to [...]

4 08, 2021

Innovative Recruiting Strategies 

2021-08-04T10:21:15-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The world of recruiting continues to see huge changes, from the candidate side of things to the interview process and even new technological advances changing the ways talent is sourced. Being that it's a candidate-driven market, it's important you stand out and stay ahead of any industry changes. If you're thinking of new ways to make your brand stand out and attract top talent, here are some creative tactics you can incorporate into your recruitment strategy. Curate In-Person Events & Experiences Live recruiting events are a great way for your team to get to know candidates in a less formal setting. To get started, [...]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don't want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we'll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn't!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

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