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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! […]

8 08, 2018

4 Rules for Positive Workplace Friendships

2018-08-08T08:18:53-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When working a full-time job, chances are, you spend more time with your coworkers than anyone else. According to a survey from Gallup, 63 % of individuals who have a close work friend were more engaged than the 29% who said they didn’t. So, communicating with your coworkers and developing friendships isn’t a bad thing! But always remember work friendships occur in a professional environment and not outside of the workplace. There needs to be a healthy boundary which we will discuss in today’s blog! […]

6 08, 2018

The Importance of Making a Positive First Impression

2018-08-06T08:18:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In lieu of National Fresh Breath Day, why not talk about making first impressions in the business world! (Pro tip: Always chew a piece of gum or mint before going into a professional situation and make sure you throw out the gum before entering. You do not want to talk to people with bad breath!) Whether you are networking, interviewing, or meeting your co-workers for the first time, first impressions have the strongest impact on your job and career. You never get a second chance to make a first impression so it is extremely important to get it right! In [...]

2 07, 2018

How to Navigate a Job Fair

2018-07-02T08:12:45-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before walking into a room of recruiters with hundreds of other job seekers, you may be asking yourself how to stand out. Well, a little preparation can go a long way! Read on to find out how you can make the most of your time at the next job fair you attend. […]

31 05, 2017

The Value of Building Your Network

2017-05-31T10:17:20-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re looking for job search advice, you’re very likely to come across the word ‘networking’ at some point. We all know what it is and the purpose it serves. However, the value of growing and establishing a network can be hard to quantify. For someone who hasn’t networked, it can be challenging to to realize the worth of it. So today’s blog will list out the many advantages of having a network, and why it’s a great resource for any professional. […]

22 02, 2017

How the New LinkedIn Design Affects Your Endorsements

2017-02-22T10:26:21-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Endorsements on LinkedIn have gone through multiple iterations over time. They are touted by LinkedIn as, “a great way to recognize your 1st degree connections’ skills with one click”. With them, you are able to easily endorse the skills and qualities of your first degree connections. LinkedIn also states that, “a high number of endorsements adds credibility to your profile”. Having many of them in specific skills can certainly make you look qualified as a professional. However, LinkedIn’s recent user interface/design update has changed how they work in a few ways. Read on to find out what you should do about [...]

15 02, 2017

8 Ways to Fit Professional Growth Into Your Weekly Routine

2017-02-15T11:50:16-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Professional growth and development play integral parts in any professional’s career. They enables people to develop new skills, advance their qualifications, and become better employees. Last week we discussed why everyone needs a career growth strategy. So this week we’ll cover how you can integrate that growth into your weekly work routine with a few simple steps. Read on to start improving yourself today! […]