networking

29 10, 2020

Holiday Job Searching: Why it Works

2020-10-29T10:20:39-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Motivation, Part-time & Side-Gigs, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the best times to enter the job market, contrary to popular belief is around the holidays. While many do not believe this is true due to the high demand for seasonal workers, job boards are typically full of postings for positions that extend past the holiday season. […]

22 10, 2020

What makes a Job Desirable?

2020-10-22T10:09:36-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In today’s job market, offering the full package is necessary to attract top talent and the best potential employees. The full package includes way more than just salary. People want a job that is desirable besides just the weekly paycheck.  For some people this may mean paid vacations and solid insurance benefits. For others, an excellent Retirment plan could be at the top of their list. So with all these different factors, what exactly does make a job desirable? […]

20 10, 2020

Tips for Choosing the Best Job References

2020-10-20T10:27:01-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If a company asks you for references, this should serve as an indicator that you are nearing the end of the application process. This event can also mean your chances of landing the job are very high, depending on your references. Hence, you want to receive the best references possible and seal the deal on your employment.  […]

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.  [...]

17 09, 2020

What Should a College Student With No Experience Put on Their Resume?

2020-09-17T13:15:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Applying to jobs but feeling overwhelmed by the requirements and qualifications within the job posting? Look at your resume and see how you marketed yourself. Besides adding the standard contact information, students may be lost on what’s next? You may not have much experience but organizing it with certain information will help you stand out when starting your job search despite your lack of work experience. […]

15 09, 2020

Are Internships Worth It?

2020-09-15T14:26:04-04:00Categories: General News, Internships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For high school and college students, internships are always mentioned to them. “Completing an internship will help you stand out in the long run,” or “If you do this internship you will learn so much!” are just some things that may have been discussed regarding this topic. But as you think about doing an internship or not, you may wonder, is it really worth it? Some people think yes, while others disagree. Here is our take on it! […]

27 08, 2020

Networking Online Do’s and Don’ts

2020-08-28T09:01:13-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With networking events very limited due to COVID-19, people must adapt to online networking. Knowing how to approach someone during such a crucial time may help you when you are least expecting it. […]

4 08, 2020

5 Reasons You Benefit From Having a Mentor

2020-08-20T08:27:46-04:00Categories: General News, Motivation, Networking, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are countless reasons why you may want to find a mentor. Whether you just graduated, completing an internship, or a CEO of a company there is always an opportunity to learn, develop, and gain new perspectives to help you grow as an individual and within the workplace. Finding a mentor will help positively boost all that. […]

25 10, 2019

Link Roundup: What to Avoid in Your Elevator Pitch

2019-10-28T08:46:47-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is an elevator pitch? According to MindTools, it’s “‘A brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in what your organization does’. And should last no longer than a short elevator ride of 20 to 30 seconds, hence the name”.  So how do you develop your own pitch and ensure it’s just the right length? We’ve got you covered. […]