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11 02, 2019

How to Analyze a Job Description

2019-02-11T11:16:26-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

The better you understand how a typical job description is built, the easier it will be to assess if you’re interested and/or qualified for the position. To help, we’re giving examples of each section of a job description and then tips on how to read them. Of course, some companies are brief in their description, and others are extremely thorough. So while the details of a job description will vary, the purpose of them remains the same. Let’s dive in! […]

6 04, 2018

Link Roundup: What Attracts Job Seekers to an Employer?

2018-04-06T11:29:24-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you begin looking for a new job, there are usually certain companies that you are more interested in working for. In this week’s Link Roundup we’ll be looking at what makes a certain employer more enticing than others. Sometimes it’s benefits and compensation, others times it’s something less tangible like a strong mission and a motivating team. Selected blogs and articles this week examine what makes a company attractive, and we’ve also selected a few articles with strong career and job search advice. […]

23 03, 2018

Link Roundup: Job Search Challenges

2018-03-23T11:52:46-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No matter the field you work in, a job search will always have certain challenges. Feeling discouraged and not having enough experience are extremely common problems that most job seekers struggle with. In this week's Link Roundup, we found articles that explore those challenges, and offer some advice to overcome them. How to Get a Job When You Don't Have the Experience Employers Want To start us off, our first link explores a common problem that is very frustrating to job seekers new to the workforce. Finding a job without much experience can present many challenges, even if you only [...]

3 11, 2017

Link Roundup: Preparing For a Job Interview

2017-11-03T11:47:17-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

After being on the job market for a while, finally landing an interview can be an amazing feeling. However, if you don’t take the right steps to prepare, it could fall through. With today’s job market, you have to do more than just ponder how you will answer questions. In this Link Roundup, we’ve gathered the best advice from this week about how you can prepare to ace the job interview. Furthermore we’ve also included a few updates on the state of the job market, and some other career advice. Check out the links below. […]

21 07, 2017

Link Roundup 7/21/17: News, Resume, & Job Titles

2017-07-21T10:18:13-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

This week we have a wide variety of informational articles and blogs for both job seekers and professionals looking to improve their career. We start off this week with some news about the job market, before moving onto more general career and job search advice. Resumes, interviews, job titles, and LinkedIn are all covered, so if any of those topics interest you, read on! […]

9 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/9/17: May Jobs Report & Surveys

2017-06-09T10:53:31-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week our Link Roundup starts off by looking at the new job market numbers, before heading into some helpful job search advice. What's great about the links this week is that almost all of them are backed by data from surveys. So instead of taking advice on mere speculation, there is actually some evidence to back it up! In addition, we also have a link to America's Best Employer of 2017 as determined by Statista and Forbes. There are plenty of links with great advice, so read on! U.S. Had Record 6 Million Job Openings, Even As 6.8 Americans [...]

8 02, 2017

Why You Need a Career Growth Strategy

2017-02-08T10:01:45-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most professionals begin their career with lofty goals. They imagine C-suite and director positions, or being the best in their field. However, it can be hard to get from point A to point B. Starting in an entry level job is a good way to move up. And although it is a good way to start, you should only stay there while you’re growing. You may blink and come to the realization that is’s been a whole year and you’re doing the same tasks for the same pay. This is why it’s important to have a career growth strategy. [...]

21 12, 2016

What Not to Do: Change Your Own Job Title

2016-12-21T11:51:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Welcome to another blog series! These blogs will be focusing on areas in which job seekers and employees commonly make mistakes. Stick around to make sure you know which missteps to avoid. Today we’ll be covering changing your own job title. Doing this can be especially tempting to do if your title isn’t one you’re proud of. We’ll discuss why you should avoid doing so after the break. […]

5 07, 2016

What’s In A Job Title?

2016-07-05T12:21:36-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Job titles are a central point of focus for many professionals. They reference them to determine their job status and career progress. In many instances job titles are a good barometer for success. However, employees tend to focus too much on using them to judge if they’re on track in their career. Job titles do have many functions for both employers and employees. Realizing what those are will ensure you’re not over analyzing your title. […]