interview

20 05, 2019

How to Answer “What’s Your Ideal Job?”

2019-06-07T20:52:24-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What's your "ideal job” is a question that may pop up in an interview, and unless you’ve thought about it before – being unprepared may throw you off. However, the answer doesn't have to be complicated. You just have to put some thought into it. Find out below what an “ideal job” means, and how to answer the question in an interview! Align Your Goals with the Present When you think of your ideal job, find a parallel between the goals you have and the position you’re interviewing for. This job should be somewhat close to your ideal job. However, [...]

3 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What is a Recruiter? (And All the Things)

2019-06-07T21:21:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever wonder what a recruiter is and how you can work with one to assist you with your job search? What are the benefits? What do they do? How does it work? To piggyback on our blog from Monday we're sharing even MORE info to educate you on what recruiting is and how you can utilize them with your search, here. What Does a Recruiter Do? (+Skills, Salaries, and Career Tips) Let’s bring it back to the basics. Want to know exactly what a recruiter is – to the definition – and what exactly they do? How can you benefit [...]

8 04, 2019

How Much Money is Enough Money? Looking Past the Paycheck

2019-06-07T21:27:32-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you begin a job search, salary is one of the first things considered (and rightfully so). Having a job can pay for your living expenses, food, gas, and everything else we need to function and support ourselves. However, it's easy to get sucked into the frequent chase of more money, sometimes at the cost of finding the right job. Today we're offering an alternate perspective on where to put your focus in your job search, other than the paycheck. Seeing $tars Making sure you're being compensated appropriately for your experience and skills are a given. However, if you're chasing pay [...]

1 04, 2019

How Long Can I Wait to Accept A Job Offer?

2019-06-07T21:27:54-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Post-job offers can be SUPER exciting! And also can bring on other feelings like hesitancy, nervousness, happiness, etc. You may be tempted to accept the job offer right away. However, it’s completely acceptable to take time to process the offer. This will give you a chance to review finances, benefits, and decide if it's truly what you want. But how long do you have to evaluate? Read more to get the details. Why Some Job Offers Are 'Urgent' Most companies plan for a quick turnaround. Every day that position stays open, is a day that the company is without the [...]

25 03, 2019

Should My Resume Have a Skills Section?

2019-06-07T21:28:28-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

When it comes to building a resume, there are lots of things to consider. What's the number of jobs I should include? How much information do I need to provide for each job? Should I have a separate skills section? We won't be covering the first two today, but regarding skills, the short answer is, yes. Read this short and to the point blog, to find out why having a section for skills on your resume is crucial! The Benefits of a Skills Section We all know including skills on your resume is a no brainer. However, is it worth it to include [...]

18 03, 2019

How to Prepare for a Job Interview (And Other Questions You May Have)

2019-06-07T21:29:29-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

An interview is an opportunity for you and the recruiter/hiring manager to see if you would be the right fit for the job and the company. The more prepared, the better. We've received various questions regarding how to prepare for an interview, so we wanted to tackle a few here to help you with your next one. Check them out. What Should I Know? It's important to remember that you want to do some research before going into the interview. What does the company do? What does it stand for? How is the company culture? This will give you a [...]

11 03, 2019

What to Bring to A Job Interview (Of Any Kind)

2019-06-07T21:30:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Just like with anything else, the better prepared you are, the better off you'll be, especially with a job interview. You'll feel more confident, mentally prepared and won't have to worry about those last minute regrets of why didn't I bring that with me. We've compiled a list to help save some time. Copies of Your Resume Although you may not even need your resume, it’s good to have it on hand just in case. If there are any questions asked or anything that needs to be clarified, it will be much easier for you to reference if you have it [...]

6 03, 2019

3 Topics to Ask About in a Job Interview

2019-06-07T21:30:59-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When a candidate steps into an interview, they expect to be answering the questions. However, there will come a time where the interviewer may open it up for questions for the candidate to ask. Having questions shows genuine interest in the position, and better informs you about the opportunity. In today's blog, we'll break down 3 topics you can easily ask questions about, along with examples on how to ask them. Check them out! The Process Knowing what to expect next is incredibly helpful, especially when all company processes are different. Asking about the timeline allows you to know when [...]

4 03, 2019

Nervous For an Interview? Read this

2019-06-07T21:31:09-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Motivation|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-end-all of your career. However, this mindset will just lead to unnecessary worrying, and won’t help your performance. In today’s blog, we’ll give some tips on how you can calm your nerves, and go into your next job interview with confidence. Remember, You Have an Interview for a Reason When you are coming up on an interview, it’s easy for the negative feelings to start rolling in. What if they [...]

21 01, 2019

How to Get the Most out of a Career Fair

2019-01-21T11:43:05-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Attending a career fair is a great opportunity. It allows you to meet with people, connect, expose yourself to new businesses, and even potentially land you a job. But you want to be prepared! We’ve compiled a list to help improve your career fair experience, below! […]