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3 04, 2020

Link Roundup: The Pandemic and Your Job Search

2020-04-03T13:09:52-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Is it good timing to look for a job during quarantine when a lot of companies have furloughed or laid off their employees? If you’ve wondered this, you’re not alone. However, there are companies out there that are allowing their employees to work remotely, there are businesses that are still deemed essential, and now with technology today – some businesses are still thriving. So, if you’ve wondered what to do with your job search – keep reading for tips on why you should continue your search! […]

13 02, 2020

How to Include Internships on Your Resume

2020-02-13T08:29:22-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although an internship is not “technically” a career position, it’s still considered work experience. Whether it further supports your career experience, or you’re a recent grad and it demonstrates your eagerness and your exposure to the working world. Today we’re covering where, when and how to include internships on your resume. Check it out! […]

5 02, 2020

How to Share Career Accomplishments On Your Resume

2020-02-05T14:47:45-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Throughout your career, you’ll develop skills, overcome obstacles and obtain achievements that will demonstrate your value as an employee. Although this may not necessarily fall under “job responsibilities” you should still include these accomplishments on your resume. Here’s how to do so. […]

29 01, 2020

How to Have a LinkedIn Profile That Stands Out

2020-01-29T15:34:27-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

LinkedIn is utilized for job searching, creating and keeping in touch with your connections, which is why if you’re utilizing LinkedIn for your job search – you want your profile to stand out. So we’ve compiled a list of tips that can help you. […]

9 12, 2019

Phrases To *Not* Include On Your Resume

2019-12-09T13:43:01-05:00Categories: 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! […]

6 12, 2019

Link Roundup: When to *Not* Include a Cover Letter

2019-12-09T09:09:47-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Writing a cover letter can significantly increase your chances of being considered for a position if done correctly. However, there are also times that including one when applying for a job is not necessary. Below we’ve put together a guide on when to and *not to* include a cover letter when applying for a job, and what it should look like when you compose one. Check it out! […]

27 11, 2019

Skills You Should Leave Off Your Resume

2019-11-27T08:10:11-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When composing your resume, there are obvious categories you should include, such as education, certifications, experience, and skills. Although these categories are straightforward, how do you know what is not worth mentioning? We’ve compiled a list below sharing the types of skills to leave off your resume. Check it out! […]

21 11, 2019

5 Ways to Age-Proof Your Resume

2019-11-21T09:13:11-05:00Categories: Motivation, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“An aging global workforce, changes in the economy, and widespread downsizing can all force workers over 40 back into the job hunt.” says The Balance Careers. Whether you are looking to make changes in your career or are looking for growth – there are ways to make your job search easier. Starting with how to age-proof your resume. Find out below! […]

30 10, 2019

5 People to Ask to Be a Job Reference

2019-10-30T11:52:35-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When applying for a job- oftentimes during the process the company will ask you to provide references.  But who do you list? You don’t want to burn bridges by including your current employer, and you don’t want to list family members – because they don’t hold as much professional weight as other contacts in your life. So what are the best types of people to include as references to ensure the most effective results? Here is a list of FIVE different people to consider. […]

28 10, 2019

The Only Resume Template to Use

2019-10-29T09:59:59-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re creating a resume, you want to ensure not only that you have the right amount of information but that you also have the most effective format. Whether you’re starting your resume from scratch, or you want to update your resume to ensure its accuracy and effectiveness, you’ll want to follow this crucial tip on what type of template to use. […]