rejection

21 08, 2019

Why You Should Consider Other Job Opportunities When You’re Happy in Your Current Role

2019-08-21T13:05:46-05:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

It may seem odd if you’re happy in your current job, and someone asks if you’re open to hearing about other opportunities. But is it? You ultimately skip the stress of job searching because you don’t need a new one, you’re in a good mindset, and there is no urgency to make the switch – because you already love where you’re at. So, we’re digging deeper into this topic today to cover the perks of considering a new job, even if you’re happy in your current one. […]

7 01, 2019

6 Ways to Use Job Search Rejection as a Tool

2019-01-07T11:30:04-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job rejection, stings. We’re eager to get accepted, and whether we say the right things or we bomb the interview- either way, it hurts. However, there are so many POSITIVE ways to view rejection and SO much learning to be done. If you can acknowledge these positives, job rejection can even benefit you! Keep reading to find out how to use rejection to your advantage! […]

2 04, 2018

5 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job (That Aren’t Your Fault)

2018-04-02T11:53:40-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Getting rejected during a job search can be incredibly discouraging. Even more so when you had an in person interview. You can start to doubt yourself, and your ability to find a job. Unfortunately too often this causes job seekers to blame themselves. However, there are many forces out of your control that may influence the decision. So if you are rejected as a candidate, it may be because of something completely out of your control. Today, we’ll explore 5 different reasons you may not get the job, that aren’t your fault. […]

14 02, 2018

3 Ways Job Searching Is Like Dating (And 3 Ways It’s Not)

2018-02-14T10:45:55-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Are you searching for the right one? You may have had many in the past, but now you’re looking to find one that’s right for you, and a good fit long term. Yes, we’re talking about a job, not dating. However, there are a lot of parallels between job searching and dating. Today, we’re going to highlight  the similarities, and point out which dating advice you can use when looking for the right job. We’ll also point out a few ways they are very different! […]

23 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/22/17: Why Job Seekers Can’t Ignore Social Media

2017-06-23T09:38:15-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

As a job seeker, it goes without saying that you should update your resume and cover letter. However, it’s not as obvious that you should update your social media accounts. It’s a crucial part of a modern job search, and it’s important not to leave it out. We have some great links this week with a variety of topics, and some specifically that focus on the importance of social media.  […]