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10 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What If We Hired Based on Skills?

2019-06-07T20:54:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Aside from the obvious industries which require education and experience, hiring managers are starting to take a chance on hiring based on skills verse actual experience or education. Why? Because skills are transferrable. Qualities like leadership, communication, problem-solving to name a few. Find out more on skill-based hiring and how it's effective, below! Does Higher Education Still Prepare People for Jobs? “Why not just use psychological assessments instead?”. Curious to find out how well higher-education correlates with a career? Find out here. Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career Although college is super beneficial for education and in some [...]

9 05, 2019

“Are You Willing to Relocate?” How to Decide

2019-06-07T21:21:24-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

"Are you willing to relocate?" the question can surprise you if you're not expecting it. Being prepared for understanding how you feel about relocating for your career is important. You're not going to have the same answer for every opportunity and every location - but knowing how to come to a decision will help make the process easier. Check out these things to consider, below! Do Your Research (And What to Avoid) With all of the resources floating around the internet, and the opportunity to look up a review for just about anything – it’s becoming easier to get an [...]

3 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What is a Recruiter? (And All the Things)

2019-06-07T21:21:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever wonder what a recruiter is and how you can work with one to assist you with your job search? What are the benefits? What do they do? How does it work? To piggyback on our blog from Monday we're sharing even MORE info to educate you on what recruiting is and how you can utilize them with your search, here. What Does a Recruiter Do? (+Skills, Salaries, and Career Tips) Let’s bring it back to the basics. Want to know exactly what a recruiter is – to the definition – and what exactly they do? How can you benefit [...]

1 05, 2019

The Perks of Having a Nonlinear Career Path

2019-06-07T21:21:46-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you have an unconventional career path, it’s easy to feel intimidated or that you are not as experienced or qualified for positions you may be applying for. However, you want to look at your non-linear career path for the perks that it holds. Check out the perks of having a nonlinear career path below. Experience When you're trying out different careers that interest you, and positions that align with those interests – you want to look at these things as different “stages” in your life. And not necessarily different age milestone stages – but honing in on something that [...]

10 04, 2019

Why It’s Important to Be Organized at Work

2019-06-07T21:27:20-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Organizational skills play a big role in how well you work (not a surprise). However, many people lack organizational skills in the workplace. So today we wanted to explain the benefits of being organized at work and give you a few tips on how to do it. Check it out. The Daily Routine The easiest way to understand the benefits of being organized is to look at a daily routine. An organized employee will approach their daily tasks with a specific method. They’ll have a system to keep track of everything that needs to be completed, which will then enable them [...]

3 04, 2019

How to Apply for a Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

2019-06-07T21:27:46-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most people feel that if they don’t have any experience in a position that they’re applying for, they might as well not apply for the job. However, it’s not as black and white as you may think. Depending on the job, a hiring manager may consider someone who doesn’t have the required experience. But how do you apply for a job when you have no relevant experience at all? Check it out below. Jot Down Everything Start with writing down everything you’ve done. Not literally, but... literally. Begin as far back as you can recall regarding any responsibilities, tasks, projects, [...]

1 04, 2019

How Long Can I Wait to Accept A Job Offer?

2019-06-07T21:27:54-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Post-job offers can be SUPER exciting! And also can bring on other feelings like hesitancy, nervousness, happiness, etc. You may be tempted to accept the job offer right away. However, it’s completely acceptable to take time to process the offer. This will give you a chance to review finances, benefits, and decide if it's truly what you want. But how long do you have to evaluate? Read more to get the details. Why Some Job Offers Are 'Urgent' Most companies plan for a quick turnaround. Every day that position stays open, is a day that the company is without the [...]

22 03, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Make Your Work Day Healthier (In All Forms)

2019-06-07T21:28:56-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you have a full-time job, you know taking care of your overall well-being is tough, but crucial. And if not acknowledged, can be easily put on the back burner. So we've put together a whole bunch of blogs to share how you can be healthy in the workplace; physically, mentally and environmentally. Read on and get your health on: 5 Habits to Make Your Workday Healthier You guessed it, healthy eating during work will make you FEEL better, work more effectively, and is a LOT easier than you might think. Check out these simple tips on how to make [...]

18 03, 2019

How to Prepare for a Job Interview (And Other Questions You May Have)

2019-06-07T21:29:29-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

An interview is an opportunity for you and the recruiter/hiring manager to see if you would be the right fit for the job and the company. The more prepared, the better. We've received various questions regarding how to prepare for an interview, so we wanted to tackle a few here to help you with your next one. Check them out. What Should I Know? It's important to remember that you want to do some research before going into the interview. What does the company do? What does it stand for? How is the company culture? This will give you a [...]

11 03, 2019

What to Bring to A Job Interview (Of Any Kind)

2019-06-07T21:30:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Just like with anything else, the better prepared you are, the better off you'll be, especially with a job interview. You'll feel more confident, mentally prepared and won't have to worry about those last minute regrets of why didn't I bring that with me. We've compiled a list to help save some time. Copies of Your Resume Although you may not even need your resume, it’s good to have it on hand just in case. If there are any questions asked or anything that needs to be clarified, it will be much easier for you to reference if you have it [...]