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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 [...]

8 07, 2021

Breaking Down Types of Employment 

2021-07-08T08:39:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re currently looking for a new position, you’re probably looking at many job descriptions each day. All of the different terminologies can get confusing. If you’re not sure what the difference is between contract to hire and direct hire is, we’re here to help! We’ll break down all the different ways a job can be classified, and what they mean. In addition, we’ll discuss the different payment structures and work hours as well. […]

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.  […]

8 04, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Cybersecurity

2021-04-08T10:45:48-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This month we’re spotlighting one of the most in-demand fields. Cyberthreats are a huge concern in today’s society, with cybercrime expected to cost the country 10.25 trillion annually by 2025. For this reason, it is no surprise that cybersecurity professionals are not only a hot commodity, but there are actually not enough of them to go around.   […]

9 03, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Big Data Analytics 

2021-03-09T08:46:44-05:00Categories: Industry Spotlight, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Big Data Analytics provides a new way of gaining insight into the challenges that businesses face each and every day. The process of using software to uncover trends, patterns, correlations, or other useful insights in those large stores of data is what we call Big Data Analytics. The collection and analysis of vast amounts of data were not always possible, however, due to increased technologies such as programming frameworks that include Java, C, Python, or Scala, businesses implementing big data can now make better decisions, draw conclusions and recognize trends. For this reason, professionals with the skills to define big [...]

12 01, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Accounting

2021-01-12T08:31:25-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Industry Spotlight, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

New for 2021, Industry Spotlights will focus on different sectors of the job market each month. The goal of the Industry Spotlights is to give readers and job-hunters alike some examples of the best careers out there and explain why they are considered top tier. Industry Spotlights will also encourage and help readers to choose a career path that is right for them as each spotlight will take an in-depth look at all of the ins and outs of that career. Stay tuned for a new Industry Spotlight every month! First up… Accounting!  […]

22 12, 2020

Year in Review: Fastest Growing Industries of 2020

2020-12-22T09:16:58-05:00Categories: General News, In the Community, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2020 has been a whirlwind year. With the pandemic coming into play and demolishing the economy, many businesses faced brutal hardships or were forced to close their doors for good. However, certain businesses rose to success. This is represented by an increase in sales and customers, high levels of stock growth, and ongoing success. Some businesses achieved this by taking advantage of everyone being at home. Services that benefited people in the home were always welcomed so companies marketed with this in mind. Many of the companies that saw success in 2020 will continue to grow in 2021. Let’s take [...]

29 09, 2020

Job Versus Career: What’s the Difference?

2020-09-29T12:07:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Part-time & Side-Gigs, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to the Dictionary: We have all heard the term job. By definition, it is a paid position of regular employment or a task or piece of work that is typically paid. We have also all heard the term career, which is by definition, an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with progression opportunities. So, with two clearly different definitions, why are the words used interchangeably more often than not? […]

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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