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25 09, 2019

How to Answer, “Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?”

2019-09-25T12:23:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re in an interview and you’re asked, “why do you want to leave your current position?”. Should you be brutally honest? Or are you supposed to be vague? If you’re too vague do you sound dishonest? How do you answer properly without regretting your answer out loud? Here are a few different ways to go about it. […]

28 08, 2017

5 Reasons You Should Consider Leaving Your Job

2017-08-28T11:32:57-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Knowing exactly when it's time to up and leave a job can be a tough. It's a hard decision to make, but sometimes it does have to be made. It can be easy to settle into a job and get comfortable even though it may not be the best for your career. Today we'll be listing five reasons you should consider leaving your job. We've listed them in order of severity, so the higher on the list, the bigger the issue. 1. You're Not Growing or Learning First and foremost is the problem of your job becoming stagnant. It's important to [...]

12 04, 2017

The Importance of Understanding the Big Picture

2017-04-12T10:42:46-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

When a company is looking to hire someone, the first order of business is writing a job description. This usually includes a breakdown of responsibilities, in addition to some qualifications such as education and experience. However, sometimes there are skills and qualifications that aren’t listed on the job description, but are equally important. Understanding your job and the larger scope of the company is one of those skills. Realizing the stakes of the business and the importance of your role is an important skill for any employee. Below we’ll break down why it’s valuable to get the ‘big picture’, and what [...]

7 12, 2016

The Importance of Being a Proactive Employee

2016-12-07T17:09:07-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , |4 Comments

You may have seen job descriptions that are looking for a ‘self-motivated’ person, or someone who is a real ‘go-getter’. While the latter isn’t the most professional term, both of these descriptors find their way into job descriptions. So what companies using this lingo really looking for? They want a proactive worker. Read on below for more reasons why people with this quality are in demand by employers. […]

2 09, 2016

Link Roundup 9/2/16: Resumes, Job Search Fails, & Career Fatigue

2016-09-02T12:54:22-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week we’ve once again curated the very best links regarding everything career related. To mix it up, this week’s links are listed in order of where you are along your career path. If you’re fresh on the job market the earlier links may help you. However if you’re a grizzled career veteran you’d benefit more from the last few links. Either way, we hope you find something useful. […]