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23 03, 2021

Asking about Opportunities for Growth

2021-03-23T08:43:00-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve already discussed that interviews are a two-way street. The interviewer is NOT the only one who should ask questions as you need to ensure that the company is a good fit for you as well. A huge part in determining whether or not to pursue or accept a job offer is the growth potential! As a professional, you deserve to be invested in. Your skills, time, and work ethic are of value. And you want to make sure that the company recognizes that. There are three types of growth opportunities that should be considered when interviewing for a position. [...]

18 02, 2021

Performance Reviews: Making Them Effective

2021-02-18T08:56:22-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Performance Review can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the work year. This is not only true for employees but managers as well. Performance reviews are a formal assessment of an employee, where his or her job performance is evaluated and documented. These reviews take into consideration an employee’s impact, performance, development, and growth. It is not only useful for employees to gauge their success and career development, but also for management to keep the business running its best. In the past, performance reviews have been conducted yearly. Recently, however, many managers execute performance reviews quarterly. More frequent [...]

4 02, 2021

How to Leave a Job Professionally

2021-02-04T10:24:20-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many people make the choice to leave their current job on a daily basis. This isn’t something that should be frowned upon, as long as it is done in a professional manner. Poor work-life balance, a need for more money, lack of opportunity for growth, and overall better offers are all valid reasons to leave a job. Whether you’re feeling guilty about leaving or simply despise your job, you still need to pull it together and give notice in a professional and respectable way. It’s never a good idea to burn bridges with former bosses or colleagues, especially when staying [...]

21 01, 2021

Answer “Why Are You Looking for a New Job?”

2021-01-21T11:07:40-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Preparing for a job interview can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. It is always a good idea to prepare some potential questions and answers beforehand. If you are already employed at a different company, the interviewer will likely ask “Why are you looking for a new job?”.  […]

15 12, 2020

The Second Interview: All You Need to Know

2020-12-15T08:47:55-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviews in general are a scary thing to handle, let alone multiple interviews for the same company in a short period of time. What could they possibly need to ask still? Is this the final one? Will it be the same person interviewing? Or more people? What if it goes horribly? We’ve got all the answers right here! From wrapping up your first interview to hearing back after the second interview, everything’s covered. […]

1 12, 2020

Negotiating Salary: Get What You Deserve

2020-12-01T10:08:39-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Negotiating salary can not only be uncomfortable, but nerve-wracking as well. Many worry that if they ask for the salary they want straight off the bat, it could affect their chances of getting the job. This leads people to undermine the salary they truly deserve and oftentimes lowball it. Lowballing is just as bad as asking for too much and not getting the job, because you may end up stuck wondering “did my employer just get a bargain off me?” To prevent this kind of thing from happening while still being professional, there are some key things to do while [...]

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? […]

13 10, 2020

Questions YOU Should Ask During an Interview

2020-10-13T09:55:56-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviews can be scary, but they should not feel like an interrogation session. Just like the interviewer has a ton of questions for you, you should have some questions you’d like to ask them. These should be questions that will help you to evaluate the position up for grabs. An interview is a two-way street. Not only do you need to convince the interviewer that you are a great fit, but they need to convince you that their company is also a great fit for you! […]

10 09, 2020

What Is More Important Than Salary?

2020-09-10T13:04:30-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although salary can be the ultimate deciding factor, there are other factors to consider when accepting a job offer. We are going to dive into other key elements that people ponder over besides salary. […]

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