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27 11, 2019

Skills You Should Leave Off Your Resume

2019-11-27T08:10:11-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When composing your resume, there are obvious categories you should include, such as education, certifications, experience, and skills. Although these categories are straightforward, how do you know what is not worth mentioning? We’ve compiled a list below sharing the types of skills to leave off your resume. Check it out! […]

11 02, 2019

How to Analyze a Job Description

2019-02-11T11:16:26-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

The better you understand how a typical job description is built, the easier it will be to assess if you’re interested and/or qualified for the position. To help, we’re giving examples of each section of a job description and then tips on how to read them. Of course, some companies are brief in their description, and others are extremely thorough. So while the details of a job description will vary, the purpose of them remains the same. Let’s dive in! […]

11 01, 2019

Learn How Companies are Utilizing Social Media With Their Hiring Process

2019-01-11T12:01:24-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Social media is not just used for recreational purposes anymore. Employers are using social media to assist with filling job positions! As a candidate looking for a job, this is extremely beneficial to you! Check out how employers are using social media with their hiring process and how you can improve your platforms to land you a job, below! […]

23 07, 2018

4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Hearing Back From Employers

2018-07-23T08:44:53-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Searching for a job can be a challenging process, especially when applying to dozens of companies and never hearing back. You’re taking tons of time to apply for these jobs, it’s frustrating to get silence in return! Why does this happen? Is it you, is it them, what could it be? Sometimes it is out of your control, but be sure you aren’t making these 4 mistakes in your job application below! […]

17 01, 2018

The Anatomy of A Job Description

2018-01-17T11:13:50-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In this week’s blog we will be breaking down the anatomy of a job description. The better you understand how the average job description is built, the easier it will be to assess if you are qualified and interested in a position. We will also give a few tips and tricks on each of the specific sections of the job description, so look out for that. We hope you come away from this article much more efficient at analyzing any job opportunities! […]

22 09, 2017

Link Roundup: Investing Time In Your Career

2017-09-22T10:56:32-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you're currently unemployed, it's safe to say you're probably working on your career. However, smart professionals don't slack off on their career growth just because they found employment. Consistently working on your career and investing your time in growing it will make you happier, and more successful. With that in mind, we've gathered the best links we could that will help you do just that. Update your social media, put together a career plan, and more with the links below! How to Make a LinkedIn Page That Wows Recruiters, According to the Guy Who Just Overhauled Its Design If [...]

20 03, 2017

When & Why to Use a Creative Resume

2017-03-20T09:49:00-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don’t want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful, because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we’ll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn’t!).  […]

25 01, 2017

Why You Need a Job Search Plan

2017-01-25T10:52:37-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Once you’ve actually decided to sit down to start your job search, you may notice something. It’s not easy to jump right in. It’s very much like writer’s block. For many writers, the first paragraph is the most challenging portion. Just like to many job seekers, the first step is the hardest to take. This is why it’s incredibly important to have a job search plan. A well thought out plan can make it easier to dive in, and apply to the jobs that you truly want and have a shot at. We’ll help you build the beginning of that [...]