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22 07, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Careers in Sales

2021-07-22T08:42:27-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This month's industry spotlight highlights a career path that can suit just about anyone. Salespeople can develop their careers based on their interests and ideal lifestyle, making it a smart and flexible career choice for anyone unsure of their next steps. If you're looking to change career paths, or just getting started with your career, there are many reasons to pursue sales. This article shares the top reasons that sales might be the industry for you. Overview A career in sales typically involves selling products and services by highlighting how a customer can benefit from making that purchase. Working in [...]

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 [...]

15 07, 2021

The Essential Job Interview Checklist

2021-07-15T08:44:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job interviews may be the most nerve-wracking experiences we all have to go through in our careers. Knowing that one conversation could significantly affect your career can be rather intimidating. However, if you get too caught up in stressing about the interview itself, it can be easy to overlook certain preparations. There are steps you can take to prepare for a job interview that will help you have more control, and stay calm on the day of the interview. To help you stay organized, we've put together a handy checklist you can use before any interview! Below we've listed the [...]

29 06, 2021

How to Weigh Multiple Job Offers 

2021-06-30T12:49:47-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Being offered a job after a long search for employment is always exciting, let alone being offered more than one. However, things can be stressful if you are unsure which option is the “right” one. There are a lot of factors to consider such as salary, flexibility and PTO, benefits, and the overall environment of the organization. Don’t stress too much though, this is a good problem to have and there are a ton of ways to compare multiple job offers. After utilizing these tips and considering every aspect, you will be able to decide which offer is the best [...]

15 06, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Construction

2021-06-30T12:33:07-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The demand for employees in the construction industry is always growing during the spring and summer seasons. This means that the opportunities are endless for someone looking to break into the field. While a large number of roles in construction involve heavy-duty labor and sometimes unpleasant working conditions, the high-demand job has an array of perks that make this one of the top fields to work in.  […]

9 06, 2021

Career Change: Tips for Success 

2021-06-30T12:37:34-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

People seek career changes for many different reasons. Maybe your career goals have changed and your current employer can’t meet your needs. Or perhaps you’re in need of a more flexible schedule and better pay. Whatever the reason, it’s OK to make a career change, and it’s more common than you probably think.  However, it’s still a big decision that takes a lot of consideration. Before putting a career change into action, you should evaluate your current situation. What are the issues? What do you like? Does your career need a complete makeover or are you just searching for new [...]

1 06, 2021

Common Job-Hunting Mistakes 

2021-06-30T13:25:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There’s no question about it. job hunting can be a long, tedious and frustrating process. There’s a good chance that you’ll face some bumps in the road along the way. However, knowing the most common mistakes that job-seekers tend to make, can save you a lot of valuable time-and stress. Regardless of whether you’re looking for your first job, stuck in a job you hate, have recently become unemployed, or are looking for a career change, everyone makes mistakes. Unfortunately, even the smallest error could make or break your chances of landing a job so beware of these common mistakes.   [...]

6 05, 2021

Best Career Advice Blogs (Besides Ours!) 

2021-05-06T11:33:24-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our goal is to provide quality career and job-search advice to all of our readers. However, we know it can be tiresome to read content from the same site over and over again. To ensure you get all the advice you need, we’ve put together a list of our favorite blogs about career advice. No matter who you are, one of these is sure to have the information you need. Furthermore, all we ask is that you don’t forget about us!  […]

6 05, 2021

The Elevator Pitch

2021-05-06T11:28:48-04:00Categories: Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Networking is a staple of every career. Attending events such as job fairs or open houses for different companies serve as a great way to make new connections. However, if you’ve ever been to one of these events, you know that the time allotted to actually make these meaningful connections is very short. To make the most of this, many individuals opt to prepare an elevator pitch. […]

6 05, 2021

Job Hunting for the Recent Grad: 5 Tips 

2021-05-06T08:38:52-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Being fresh out of college and getting thrown into the job market can be overwhelming. Between the usual stress of graduation, all of the times you’re asked “do you have a job lined up?”, and the ongoing pandemic (that’s FINALLY starting to simmer down a bit), you may feel stressed and under pressure to find your dream job.   But not to worry, there are ways to expedite your job search and help you get your foot in the door. Being a recent graduate is NOT a death sentence in the job market. In fact, there are an array of reasons [...]

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