24 03, 2022

4 Tips for Providing References to Your New Employer

2022-03-16T10:13:40-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

With The Great Resignation afloat, we can safely assume that the need for professional references will also increase as new positions are acquired. Most companies require a total of 3 references, though some may require more or less, position depending. We recommend you have a list of references, preferably 5 people or more that you can provide to an employer on the spot. That being said, when in a job search it is important to get ahead of the game and brainstorm reliable references if you have not don’t so already. We have selected a few of our favorite tips [...]

8 03, 2022

Lying on Your Resume

2022-03-04T15:31:04-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Believe it or not, 85% of people admit to lying on their resume, and a misrepresentation of your skills or experience can only hurt you, if not immediately, then in the long run. It’s a quick way to burn bridges and hinder your reputation, and I can almost guarantee you will be found out. You may be thinking, “What’s the harm in a slight exaggeration?”, or worse, you may not even realize you are doing it. We’re here to put your mind at ease so you can confirm your resume does not contain any of these falsifications, and if it [...]

24 02, 2022

How to Properly Conduct Yourself in a Virtual Interview

2022-02-24T10:58:40-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How To, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The pool of job seekers has increased drastically over the course of the last two years, and it is now more important than ever to set yourself apart from your competitors. Some of us may not have been faced with having to interview for a job in quite some time, and now adding a virtual aspect on top of that can cause frustration. Besides having a beefed-up resume, how you interview can give you a competitive advantage and can hopefully land you that position you want so badly. […]

17 02, 2022

How to Compose a Resume

2022-02-17T09:27:50-05:00Categories: How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Writing your resume can seem like an overwhelming task and you may be asking yourself, ‘where do I even begin?’ Whether you are composing your resume with the anticipation of graduating or updating your resume for the first time in years, there are a few crucial components that should be included on ALL resumes. We are here to break it down for you! […]

23 11, 2021

Why Your Job Search Is Taking Too Long

2021-11-23T09:29:35-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Job searching can be an enjoyable experience. You are able to get picky with your next endeavor and try something new. However, if it appears your job search has been going on far too long you may need to make some adjustments. Here are some tips. […]

28 10, 2021

How to Handle a Lack of References

2021-10-19T11:05:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Providing references can be one of the most difficult tasks during the job application process. This is especially true when you’re fairly new to the job market with limited resources and experiences. Luckily, you are not alone, almost everyone goes through this barrier! Here are a few tips that will help you remain a strong candidate, even with a lack of professional references. […]

26 10, 2021

What *NOT* to Include On Your Resume

2021-10-19T11:05:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your resume should be a document that explains in detail; your experience, education, and skillset. The purpose of a resume is to provide a parallel between your background and the positions you are applying for. The information you list here should be relevant, and precise. That’s why we wanted to expand on our previous blog (if you missed our blog on that, you can read that here) and share phrases that you should leave *off* your resume. Check it out! […]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

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!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

30 06, 2021

Picking the Right Candidate When There’s More Than One

2021-07-01T13:04:38-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Some companies struggle to find the right candidate for their team. Others, however, deal with the problem of having one too many “perfect fits”. While this is a nice, and enviable, problem to have, it’s still a tough choice. Hiring the wrong candidate can be costly, and employers should have no regrets when reflecting on the hiring process. When two candidates have similar or equivalent qualifications and experience, deciding on the better one seems impossible. Despite the chance of multiple candidates being qualified, there are other strategies employers can use to narrow things down. […]

8 06, 2021

How to Streamline the Hiring Process

2021-06-30T12:44:45-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General News, How To, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job seekers aren’t the only ones who feel the pain of long and tedious hiring processes. Employers deal with their share of stress, posting numerous job descriptions, reading through piles of resumes, and scheduling dozens of interviews. Especially when hiring multiple positions or roles at a time, having an effective system can eliminate a lot of stress. There are a handful of steps you can implement in your hiring process to make things run not only smoother but faster. […]

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