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17 07, 2019

6 Mistakes You’re Making on LinkedIn

2019-07-17T11:16:35-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

LinkedIn is a great resource to further your career and grow your network. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to have a LinkedIn profile set up and active. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile or want to know if you need to do some updates, we’re sharing some mistakes to not make when it comes to LinkedIn, here! […]

9 07, 2019

How to Follow up after a Job Application

2019-07-10T08:06:06-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are a few ways you can follow up post-job application. But as the saying goes “the fortune is in the follow up” rings true. Not only does following up show your interest, but it also displays your assertiveness and persistence. Here are a few ways to follow up post-application. […]

13 05, 2019

How to Add Self-Taught Skills to Your Resume

2019-06-20T12:07:15-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Self-taught skills are no less valuable than those learned on the job, as long as you can back them up. When these skills align with a job you’re interested in, it’s completely appropriate to include them on your resume. We’ll discuss how to add these skills and how to talk about them during the hiring process. Find out below! […]

3 04, 2019

How to Apply for a Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

2019-06-07T21:27:46-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most people feel that if they don’t have any experience in a position that they’re applying for, they might as well not apply for the job. However, it’s not as black and white as you may think. Depending on the job, a hiring manager may consider someone who doesn’t have the required experience. But how do you apply for a job when you have no relevant experience at all? Check it out below. Jot Down Everything Start with writing down everything you’ve done. Not literally, but... literally. Begin as far back as you can recall regarding any responsibilities, tasks, projects, [...]

25 03, 2019

Should My Resume Have a Skills Section?

2019-06-07T21:28:28-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

When it comes to building a resume, there are lots of things to consider. What's the number of jobs I should include? How much information do I need to provide for each job? Should I have a separate skills section? We won't be covering the first two today, but regarding skills, the short answer is, yes. Read this short and to the point blog, to find out why having a section for skills on your resume is crucial! The Benefits of a Skills Section We all know including skills on your resume is a no brainer. However, is it worth it to include [...]

25 02, 2019

8 Job Search Myths We’ve Debunked

2019-02-25T14:25:26-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re searching for a job, there are so many things to consider, so much advice given and so many rules that seem to pop up. Knowing what advice is accurate, and what’s considered a myth can help you with a more successful job search. Check out these 8 myths about job searching, below! […]

23 01, 2019

5 Things You Should Do When Your Job Searching While Employed (And 4 Things You Shouldn’t)

2019-01-23T11:36:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Conducting a job search while you’re currently employed is both a smart and tricky move. You want to ensure you have a secure position before leaving your current job, but you also want to be respectful and discreet when doing so. There are some do’s and don’ts to applying for jobs while still currently employed, and we’ve compiled a list of a few helpful tips below! […]

24 12, 2018

The 7 Types of Interviewees You Don’t Want to Be

2018-12-24T08:16:13-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Seeing candidates come and go in recruiting give us a great idea of what to do and what NOT to do in an interview. We’ve noticed that most of the “not so great” interviews have a similar pattern to them. We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 types of interviewees candidates can become during interviews. Read more to find out what they are, and make sure you don’t accidentally become one of them! […]

10 12, 2018

6 Tips to Not Waste Your Time in a Job Search

2018-12-10T07:31:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Job searching can be an enjoyable and experimental time for you. It allows you to dream, get specific and try something new. But we’re all busy and we don’t want the search to become endless without success. Knowing exactly HOW and WHAT to do when job searching, can keep it fun and speed up the process. Check out these six tips to help your search, be successful! […]

3 12, 2018

Why Skills Matter on Your Resume

2018-12-03T10:57:40-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  When it comes to your resume, education is an important component. But we are finding out it’s not the only component that matters. Your “skills” may hold more significance than you realize. Skills show experience, knowledge and proficiency.  Ironically the skills section is often the first section people put the least effort into when compiling their resume. To ensure you’re highlighting what type of employee you can be, here are a few tips to help you! […]