21 10, 2021

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Job

2021-10-21T09:32:03-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Deciding to quit your job is a huge decision. It means throwing away your main source of income, and completely changing your day to day schedule. Both of those are two big changes that shouldn't be understated. Before making a rash decision, you should consider all of your options and their consequences. Asking these questions will help you make an informed decision. Why do I want to leave? Obviously the first step in the entire decision process is finding out why you want to quit. Realizing your motivations for wanting to leave is step one. Is it because you've grown [...]

4 08, 2021

LinkedIn Profile Pictures: A Guide

2021-09-16T10:04:30-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you don’t have a profile photo up on LinkedIn, you should get one as soon as possible! LinkedIn studies have shown that having a profile photo can increase profile views up to 21 times, and connections 9 times. You shouldn’t miss out on those opportunities, so it’s time to upload a photo! Today we have all the advice you need to take the perfect photo for your LinkedIn profile! Before talking about the technical decisions to be made when taking the photo, it’s important to realize the purpose of the photo. On LinkedIn, your profile photo influences whether people [...]

4 08, 2021

Innovative Recruiting Strategies 

2021-08-04T10:21:15-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The world of recruiting continues to see huge changes, from the candidate side of things to the interview process and even new technological advances changing the ways talent is sourced. Being that it's a candidate-driven market, it's important you stand out and stay ahead of any industry changes. If you're thinking of new ways to make your brand stand out and attract top talent, here are some creative tactics you can incorporate into your recruitment strategy. Curate In-Person Events & Experiences Live recruiting events are a great way for your team to get to know candidates in a less formal setting. To get started, [...]

3 08, 2021

Company Events: All You Need to Know 

2021-08-03T12:31:21-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The clock strikes 5 o'clock, which means it's time for you to go home! However, there is a company event going on after work! Should you go? Absolutely! Company events are a great way to find more enjoyment in your job and also benefit your career. It may be tempting to turn down any after-hours functions, but they typically are very rewarding and can have a positive impact on your career life and your work environment. Why you ask? Check out the benefits below. Team Building Although you may feel as if you've put in enough 'work hours', you should [...]

6 07, 2021

Strategies for Professional Growth

2021-07-06T08:46:19-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Motivation, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many employees seek growth within their careers. Professional growth and career advancement offer some pretty attractive benefits including higher salaries, greater respect, and more exciting projects. It doesn’t happen overnight, but there are some strategies that may help you become a stronger employee, and set you up for success down the road. Improving upon your skills and taking on more responsibility at work are just a couple of ways you can accelerate your professional growth. Check out the rest: […]

17 06, 2021

When Do Employers Use References?

2021-06-30T12:29:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although your resume holds a lot of weight when applying to a new position, you also need previous references who will attest to who you are as an employee. Putting in the extra time and effort to select and provide references is imperative. But when do companies conduct the reference checks? […]

6 05, 2021

The Elevator Pitch

2021-05-06T11:28:48-04:00Categories: Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Networking is a staple of every career. Attending events such as job fairs or open houses for different companies serve as a great way to make new connections. However, if you’ve ever been to one of these events, you know that the time allotted to actually make these meaningful connections is very short. To make the most of this, many individuals opt to prepare an elevator pitch. […]

6 05, 2021

Job Hunting for the Recent Grad: 5 Tips 

2021-05-06T08:38:52-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Being fresh out of college and getting thrown into the job market can be overwhelming. Between the usual stress of graduation, all of the times you’re asked “do you have a job lined up?”, and the ongoing pandemic (that’s FINALLY starting to simmer down a bit), you may feel stressed and under pressure to find your dream job.   But not to worry, there are ways to expedite your job search and help you get your foot in the door. Being a recent graduate is NOT a death sentence in the job market. In fact, there are an array of reasons [...]

29 04, 2021

Writing a Letter of Interest 

2021-04-29T08:44:54-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve been eyeing a particular company for quite some time with great interest and would give just about anything to work there. But, they have no positions open for application. Where do you go from here?  Sure, you could wait until they do have a job opening, and apply with one hundred other people. Or, you can be proactive and reach out to the company on your own with a letter of interest.   […]

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.   […]

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