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9 07, 2018

Adding Soft Skills to Your Resume

2018-07-09T08:12:37-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Though negotiable, soft skills are actually an important element to a resume. Conveying your soft skills can be done in a multitude of different ways. Most candidates put them in a special section and list them out. While others list them within their job experience duties. Now what way is best and what skills should you be highlighting? We’re here to tell you! […]

2 07, 2018

How to Navigate a Job Fair

2018-07-02T08:12:45-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before walking into a room of recruiters with hundreds of other job seekers, you may be asking yourself how to stand out. Well, a little preparation can go a long way! Read on to find out how you can make the most of your time at the next job fair you attend. […]

22 06, 2018

Link Roundup: Land the Job That is Best for You

2018-06-22T08:48:07-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As you know, the job search can be extensive. Sometimes it can take months to land an interview or position. It is important to use your time wisely and get the most out of your search. In this week’s roundup, we have compiled a list of great advice to speed up the search process AND help land the job that is right for you. […]

1 06, 2018

Link Roundup: Crucial Job Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

2018-06-01T11:02:13-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Landing a job interview is a great sign. It means that a recruiter or hiring manager looked at your resume, and thought that you might be a good fit for the role. So your next step should be focusing on knocking the interview out of the park. The last thing you want to do is make a simple mistake, in that interview, and have it take you out of the running. Read on to find out how you can avoid those mistakes and more! 4 Things You Should Never Ask While Being Interviewed One of the most common ways candidates [...]

25 05, 2018

Link Roundup: Crucial Advice For Early In Your Career

2018-05-25T11:59:38-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The beginning of anyone’s career is usually one of the most challenging times they will experience. You don’t yet have experience or a network of connections to help you. With that in mind, we thought we’d gather the most helpful articles we could find for someone early on in their career. Check them out below! […]

23 05, 2018

3 Things You Should Do When Job Searching in 2018

2018-05-23T12:21:34-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

To remain competitive in the modern job market, you have to update your tactics over time. New technologies,  unemployment, and many other factors can change how companies hire. If you’re not aware of these trends and don’t respond to them, you may be drastically decreasing your chances of getting hired. Today we’ll break down three things you should do to conduct a successful job search in 2018. […]

11 05, 2018

Link Roundup: What You Need to Know About the Job Market

2018-05-11T11:55:43-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

With unemployment reaching a rare low, the job market is in a unique place. If you have the right set of skills, it's a great opportunity for you to find a company that will value you. In this week's Link Roundup, we pulled our favorite links that will help you understand the state of the current job market. Also, we've collected some of our favorite articles with job search advice. Check out the links below! Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low, as Job Market Becomes More Competitive In the latest job market news, the unemployment rate has continued to [...]

23 04, 2018

7 Components of a Strong Resume

2018-04-23T12:06:52-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

There is a lot that goes into building a compelling resume. Everyone has a different background, so the way you set up your resume will always be somewhat unique. However, there are certain basic rules that should be followed, and components that should be present. Today, we'll walk you through what those are, and how you can implement them in your resume. 1. Legible Font No matter how amazing your resume is, it won't do any good if recruiters can't read it. When you are deciding which font to select, don't get too crazy. Go back to basics with common [...]

28 03, 2018

How to Make Your Resume Computer Friendly

2018-03-28T12:20:38-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Working in recruiting, we see hundreds of resumes every week. It can be hard to keep up with all of them, so we utilize an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). This machine pulls all of the relevant pieces off of a resume, and processes the data. Instead of having to read the whole resume, it’s conveniently placed into a database. The way your resume is formatted greatly impacts how well the information is processed. Taking certain steps to format your resume will make it significantly more ‘friendly’ to these programs. Since most large companies are using the systems to help them [...]

23 03, 2018

Link Roundup: Job Search Challenges

2018-03-23T11:52:46-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No matter the field you work in, a job search will always have certain challenges. Feeling discouraged and not having enough experience are extremely common problems that most job seekers struggle with. In this week's Link Roundup, we found articles that explore those challenges, and offer some advice to overcome them. How to Get a Job When You Don't Have the Experience Employers Want To start us off, our first link explores a common problem that is very frustrating to job seekers new to the workforce. Finding a job without much experience can present many challenges, even if you only [...]

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