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23 03, 2020

What to Do If You’ve Been Laid Off Due to the Coronavirus

2020-03-23T14:12:23-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, In the Community, Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

As updates change daily, you could find yourself laid off, let go, or unemployed due to the pandemic of COVID-19 before you know it. If you weren’t expecting this in your near future, you may feel overwhelmed in trying to figure out how to re-navigate your life and make your situation manageable. Here are some tips if you have been laid off due to the Coronavirus, and tips if you’ve not yet been laid off – to be preventative as well. Check it out. […]

26 04, 2017

How to Explain the Employment Gap

2017-04-26T09:02:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Explaining an employment gap in your resume can be extremely challenging. It’s something that may raise flags to employers, so you will almost always be questioned about it. Whatever the reason for your absence from the workforce, a potential employer will typically want an explanation. While a gap in employment isn’t great to have on your resume, it’s certainly not a deal-breaker. It’s just important that you approach it correctly, and we’ll explain the best way below. […]

17 03, 2017

Link Roundup 3/17/17: Quitting Jobs & Quietly Working

2017-03-17T07:56:07-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Americans Are Quitting Jobs at the Fastest Pace in 16 Years The amount of employees in the US quitting their jobs is the highest it has been in years. This is likely a combination of confidence in the economy, as well as the popularity of job hopping. Job hopping is something that has become more common, especially with younger employees. Many are realizing how switching jobs can give your salary a significant boost. This results in many employees changing jobs constantly to increase their salary. However, whether or not that approach is sustainable remains to be seen. Click through to the article to [...]

15 03, 2017

When Is It Okay to Bad-Mouth a Past Employer?

2017-03-15T09:44:10-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Workers can be laid off for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes it has to do with a lack of performance, and other times it stems from personal differences in leadership or work style. You wonder, at what point is it okay to speak the truth about how you were pushed out of a company? Surely the hiring manager will understand having likely worked in HR themselves. So when can you speak to how horrible you feel your past employer or boss was in a first interview? Never. While you should speak truthfully, it’s important not to be negative. We’ll explain [...]

11 01, 2017

What Not to Do: Job Search at Work

2017-01-11T11:20:43-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re working on your job search while you are employed, you have no reason to be paranoid when searching. However if you are currently employed, it’s important to be careful when looking. Since most positions of employment are at will, it’s entirely possible that you could be terminated if your current employer discovers your job search. We’ll discuss some ways for you to keep your job search off the radar. […]

29 06, 2016

Interview Q: Why Were You Fired/Let Go?

2016-06-29T13:11:33-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A hard working employee could be laid off for a multitude of reasons. In fact, in 2016, 65,141 workers in total had been let go from their positions by the end of April. It’s not uncommon, and can happen due to many different factors. Knowing how to respond when questioned about it in an interview can be the difference between landing or losing  a job opportunity. […]