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15 04, 2019

How to Prove You’re Fit to Be a Manager, Without Any Experience

2019-06-07T21:26:48-04:00Categories: Motivation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

You're looking for upward movement in your career at your current company. However, you've never had management experience before and aren't sure if you'd even be considered. Regardless, you know that you would be a great fit for the job, it's just proving that to management so they see it too. We've compiled some things you can do to improve your chances and be considered. Check them out. Volunteer to be a Team Lead A large part of being a manager is leading a team. If you are a current employee at the position you would like to become a [...]

24 12, 2018

The 7 Types of Interviewees You Don’t Want to Be

2018-12-24T08:16:13-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Seeing candidates come and go in recruiting give us a great idea of what to do and what NOT to do in an interview. We’ve noticed that most of the “not so great” interviews have a similar pattern to them. We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 types of interviewees candidates can become during interviews. Read more to find out what they are, and make sure you don’t accidentally become one of them! […]

20 08, 2018

5 Ways to Stand Out at Your First Internship

2018-08-20T08:41:42-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your first internship is an exciting stepping stone in your professional career! Making an internship a positive experience by working hard and taking on new learning opportunities will help you excel. Not only will hard work benefit your career, but will also be noticed by the managers you are working for. Who knows, maybe you’ll be offered a full-time position down the road. You never want to burn bridges with any professional connection you make. Check out our 5 great tips to help you become the standout intern! […]

6 07, 2018

Link Roundup: Be The Boss That Everyone Wants to Work For

2018-07-06T08:51:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week’s roundup includes links to articles about how employees should handle difficult bosses and different traits that make up a bad boss. We believe that managers and bosses should be reading these as well! It’s important to see what’s out there and make sure you aren’t doing any of these negative actions yourself. Learning how to create a positive work environment makes all the difference. […]

21 03, 2018

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Just Focus On Your Own Goals at Work

2018-03-21T11:18:44-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

If you’re at work chipping away at your daily tasks, your mind is most likely focused on your own goals and responsibilities. That kind of tunnel vision is great since it can help you get a lot of work done rather efficiently. When you’re working day to day, it makes sense just to focus on getting your own tasks completed. However, once you have a good handle on those responsibilities, it may benefit you to think bigger. Thinking beyond your own goals, responsibilities, and objectives can help you become a more valuable employee, and a better coworker. We’ll explain when [...]

10 01, 2018

5 Ways to Find Satisfaction In Your Job

2018-01-10T11:55:52-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Finding satisfaction in your job is an important part of a healthy career. No matter how much you are paid, and how successful you are, job satisfaction is a crucial component of the mix. Feeling unfulfilled and unsatisfied isn’t uncommon, and knowing how to address it at work is valuable  for any professional. Below we highlight a few different ways you can try to bring back that sense of fulfillment and satisfaction to your work. […]

11 09, 2017

3 Things To Discuss on Boss / Employee Exchange Day

2017-09-11T11:12:02-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although you may not have heard of it, today is actually a holiday called ‘Boss/Employee Exchange Day’. The idea behind this day is that a boss and their employee swap roles to see what it is like to work in the other’s shoes. Ideally this will give both parties a better idea of their responsibilities and what a day looks like. The goal is to reach a better understanding of the other’s respective roles, and how they can work together. Obviously doing this swap isn’t feasible at most companies, so we’ve come up with an alternative. Instead of swapping, ask [...]

28 08, 2017

5 Reasons You Should Consider Leaving Your Job

2017-08-28T11:32:57-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Knowing exactly when it's time to up and leave a job can be a tough. It's a hard decision to make, but sometimes it does have to be made. It can be easy to settle into a job and get comfortable even though it may not be the best for your career. Today we'll be listing five reasons you should consider leaving your job. We've listed them in order of severity, so the higher on the list, the bigger the issue. 1. You're Not Growing or Learning First and foremost is the problem of your job becoming stagnant. It's important to [...]

16 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/16/17: Making a Career Change

2017-06-16T11:09:19-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Another Friday means another Link Roundup! This week we have some great advice on making a career change, among other links. Whether you’re looking for advice on resumes, interviews, or careers, it’s all here! This week we start with a topic everyone should be familiar with: job search ethics. It’s something both job seekers and hiring managers struggle with, but being ethical in your job search will pay off. Check out the first link to find out why it’s important. […]

12 04, 2017

The Importance of Understanding the Big Picture

2017-04-12T10:42:46-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

When a company is looking to hire someone, the first order of business is writing a job description. This usually includes a breakdown of responsibilities, in addition to some qualifications such as education and experience. However, sometimes there are skills and qualifications that aren’t listed on the job description, but are equally important. Understanding your job and the larger scope of the company is one of those skills. Realizing the stakes of the business and the importance of your role is an important skill for any employee. Below we’ll break down why it’s valuable to get the ‘big picture’, and what [...]