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5 01, 2021

The Year Ahead: Top Industries Entering 2021

2021-01-05T08:58:47-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, In the Community, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This past year, many businesses either tanked or rose to success amid the pandemic. Those who took advantage of the opportunity climbed to the top, and 2021 will be no different. For anyone looking to get involved with a fast growing, successful and profitable industry, here are some ideas. […]

24 12, 2020

A Guide to Outplacement Services

2020-12-24T10:34:17-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is Outplacement? Outplacement services have become a rapidly growing and almost required part of every company. An outplacement service helps a terminated employee transition into a new job by guiding them through the job search. Employers typically have this in play for when they are forced to make cuts. There are many different types of outplacement services with different options. Some are as cheap as $750/employee but others range into the thousands. If a company has an outplacement service, it should be mentioned in the severance package. So what’s that? A severance package is an agreement made at the [...]

19 11, 2020

Remote Interviews: Tips and Tricks

2020-11-19T09:38:35-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

COVID-19 has more people doing remote work than ever before. This includes hiring managers too! Even when the “new normal” begins to convert back to the old, the way we work is likely to be changed forever. In-person interviews will return eventually, but the option for remote ones will also be present still. It may even be a BIG part of how hiring managers screen candidates or a required step before an in-person interview.    Since remote interviews are unconventional but part of life now, it is important to know how to prepare for them. Check out these tips that are [...]

17 11, 2020

Is Too Much Experience a Bad Thing?

2020-11-17T10:21:28-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Typically, you would think that having a wealth of experience on a resume is always a good thing. However, there are cases where being over-qualified or having too much experience will actually hurt your chances of landing a job you may be interested in. This is due to many reasons and while not always the case, it is relatively common. […]

10 11, 2020

Marketing Yourself to a Potential Employer

2020-11-10T10:33:41-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The best way to land a job or acquire clients is to market yourself. Marketing yourself to employers or clients entails highlighting your strengths and valuable skills that would make YOU the best candidate. Continue reading to find out how to stand out amongst the crowd. […]

5 11, 2020

Networking: 10 Ways to Improve Your Skills

2020-11-05T11:26:27-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Far too often, networking feels superficial, awkward, and transactional. Because of this, a fair majority of professionals hate networking. And people don’t do things they don’t like. So rather than skipping networking all together or blabbing about things you aren’t passionate about, keep reading to see our favorite networking tips!   […]

29 10, 2020

Holiday Job Searching: Why it Works

2020-10-29T10:20:39-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Motivation, Part-time & Side-Gigs, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the best times to enter the job market, contrary to popular belief is around the holidays. While many do not believe this is true due to the high demand for seasonal workers, job boards are typically full of postings for positions that extend past the holiday season. […]

22 10, 2020

What makes a Job Desirable?

2020-10-22T10:09:36-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In today’s job market, offering the full package is necessary to attract top talent and the best potential employees. The full package includes way more than just salary. People want a job that is desirable besides just the weekly paycheck.  For some people this may mean paid vacations and solid insurance benefits. For others, an excellent Retirment plan could be at the top of their list. So with all these different factors, what exactly does make a job desirable? […]

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! […]

22 09, 2020

Why LinkedIn is So Important to your Career?

2020-09-22T13:27:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Everyone has been on, heard of, or simply looked at LinkedIn.  Joining this platform is a step everybody knows is important when starting a career search-but why? It merges the functions of job search websites and personal profile websites, into one. It is ultimately an extension to your resume, while also acting as a virtual one. There may be a misconception that the platform is used by only those searching for jobs, however, many people from freelancers, to students, to employers and even the big shots such as Bill Gates have LinkedIn profiles. This makes it a powerful networking tool as well.  [...]

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