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2 04, 2018

5 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job (That Aren’t Your Fault)

2018-04-02T11:53:40-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Getting rejected during a job search can be incredibly discouraging. Even more so when you had an in person interview. You can start to doubt yourself, and your ability to find a job. Unfortunately too often this causes job seekers to blame themselves. However, there are many forces out of your control that may influence the decision. So if you are rejected as a candidate, it may be because of something completely out of your control. Today, we’ll explore 5 different reasons you may not get the job, that aren’t your fault. […]

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 [...]

5 03, 2018

Here’s Why You Should Save Every Job Description You Apply To

2018-03-05T11:21:50-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Thankfully, applying to a job is a fairly straightforward process. You find a job you are interested in, send in your resume, fill out a form, and then wait to hear back. From there, you hopefully land an interview, and then potentially receive a job offer, if all goes well. However, we’re going to suggest you add a simple yet important step into that process: saving job the description. It may seem like an odd step, but it could save you later. We’ll explain why it’s a smart move. […]

23 02, 2018

Link Roundup: Lists That Will Help You Improve Your Career

2018-02-23T11:49:55-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For this week’s Link Roundup, we’ve compiled the best lists we could find, that will help you improve your career. Most of the links from this week include a list that may break down steps to follow, or ideas. They’re easy to read, and you can quickly put them into action. Whether you’re currently employed, or looking for a new job, you will find something helpful here. […]

19 02, 2018

3 Great Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

2018-02-19T11:37:34-05:00Categories: 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 [...]

16 02, 2018

Link Roundup: Overcoming Job Search & Career Obstacles

2018-02-16T11:18:49-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Throughout your professional career, there will be many obstacles standing in your way. Especially so when you begin searching for a new job. It can be tough to push through some of the challenges. In light of that, we’ve gathered some great articles that we believe will help you leap the hurdles that your career and job search may throw at you. […]

2 02, 2018

Link Roundup: Changes to Make In Your Job Search

2018-02-02T09:50:50-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As seen in last week’s Link Roundup, the hiring process is constantly changing and evolving. This makes it easy for job search practices to get outdated, especially if you have been steadily employed at the same company. If you’re planning on starting a job search, you may need to update your methods. This week, we’ve gathered articles that make some great recommendations about job search tactics. Topics covered include job interviews, LinkedIn, general job search strategy, and more! Read on below to check out the links from this week. […]

26 01, 2018

Link Roundup: The Evolving Hiring Process

2018-01-26T10:35:41-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As technology continues to progress, it finds its way into our lives in many different ways. Technology has greatly changed the hiring process, and also the way in which we find jobs. Job boards, LinkedIn, applicant tracking systems, and more innovations have changed how employer hire. Knowing how to make yourself marketable and accessible with all of these changes will help you land your next job. Today’s link roundup gathers articles that will help you better understand the modern hiring process, and the mindset behind it.  […]

19 01, 2018

Link Roundup: The Future of Work

2018-01-19T09:50:53-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week we are talking all about the future of work. We have gathered links that examine how technology will shape the job market of the future. Also, we've included articles that should help the future of your work, and maybe finding a new job! Whether you're interested in hearing about how the workforce world is changing, or just finding out the best ways to find a new job, read on below! 5 Technology Trends That Will Make or Break Many Careers In 2018 There are certain trends that have far reaching effects across different aspects of our lives. Of [...]

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. […]

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