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17 06, 2021

When Do Employers Use References?

2021-06-30T12:29:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although your resume holds a lot of weight when applying to a new position, you also need previous references who will attest to who you are as an employee. Putting in the extra time and effort to select and provide references is imperative. But when do companies conduct the reference checks? […]

4 05, 2021

What is a Phone Screen?

2021-05-04T14:42:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So what exactly happens after you submit your application materials to a job? How long until you hear back? When will you know if you’re chosen for an interview? Well in many recruitment processes, employers narrow down the applicant pool before scheduling interviews by conducting phone screens. Not to be confused with a phone interview, phone screens occur after employers and hiring managers have reviewed resumes and cover letters. Typically, those who appear to be qualified for the position will be phone screened and potentially invited to schedule an interview later on. So while it’s not a guaranteed interview, it’s [...]

30 03, 2021

Virtual Career Fairs: A Guide

2021-03-30T08:46:43-04:00Categories: Networking, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A Career fair is an event in which employers, recruiters, and universities provide information and opportunities to job seekers. Job seekers attend career fairs intending to meet new companies and potential co-workers, speak about upcoming opportunities, fill out resumes and applications and, ask questions regarding their industry. Career fairs have always been a big deal, and can definitely spark some nerves for those who have never attended one or are really trying to get their foot in the door. With all of the change in our world due to COVID-19, A large majority of career fairs are now being held [...]

25 02, 2021

Entry Level Jobs When You Have No Experience

2021-02-25T08:47:19-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Unfortunately, in today’s job market employers want to pay the entry-level salary to someone far above the entry-level. This can be noticed from the way that many entry-level positions state previous work experience in the requirements section. Many wonder though, “How could I have experience if I am entry-level?”. This is a fair question and valid assumption that entry-level workers typically do not have experience. However that doesn’t change the fact that you have to get over the hurdle of entry-level jobs, so we’ve got some tips to share. […]

27 10, 2020

The Cover Letter: How to Nail it

2020-10-27T10:14:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A cover letter is your first impression to a potential employer. Rather than a courtesy, it is a chance to impress. As the first thing employers read, it should summarize who you are, a little background, and what you can bring to the table. Cover letters are the bait of the application process and will draw in potential employers if done correctly. […]

20 10, 2020

Tips for Choosing the Best Job References

2020-10-20T10:27:01-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If a company asks you for references, this should serve as an indicator that you are nearing the end of the application process. This event can also mean your chances of landing the job are very high, depending on your references. Hence, you want to receive the best references possible and seal the deal on your employment.  […]

13 10, 2020

Questions YOU Should Ask During an Interview

2020-10-13T09:55:56-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviews can be scary, but they should not feel like an interrogation session. Just like the interviewer has a ton of questions for you, you should have some questions you’d like to ask them. These should be questions that will help you to evaluate the position up for grabs. An interview is a two-way street. Not only do you need to convince the interviewer that you are a great fit, but they need to convince you that their company is also a great fit for you! […]

8 10, 2020

Resources to Give Your Job Hunt The Extra Leg up

2020-10-08T10:34:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Entering or re-entering the job market can be a nerve-wracking process. Trying to tweak your resume to perfection all while prepping for an interview can be tricky. That’s why we have gathered a list of resources to help give your job hunt the extra leg up! Many recruiting agencies are ready and available to guide you through your job hunt, but there is also a multitude of things you can do all on your own. […]

18 08, 2020

Not Getting a Call Back After Your Interview?

2020-08-20T09:43:15-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You went on your interview and now you are stuck asking yourself, what should I do next? Don’t panic, we have the insight you are looking for! There are a few things that companies desire that will entail help you out more to receive that job offer you wish for. […]

13 08, 2020

Cover Letter Tips and Tricks

2020-08-20T08:47:36-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cover letters are meant to enhance the job seekers application. By taking your time to really generate a cover letter, it may help your chances of being hired. Here are some tips below: […]

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