skills

27 08, 2019

Have Little to No Career Experience? Here’s How to Craft Your Resume

2019-09-10T15:35:07-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve recently graduated from college, or have little to no career experience, job searching can be intimidating. However, there have been countless individuals that have gone through the same experience and all it takes is some preparation. Starting with your resume. We’re going to share how to craft a resume – without much career-related experience. Check it out. […]

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! […]

10 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What If We Hired Based on Skills?

2019-06-20T12:09:13-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Aside from the obvious industries which require education and experience, hiring managers are starting to take a chance on hiring based on skills verse actual experience or education. Why? Because skills are transferrable. Qualities like leadership, communication, problem-solving to name a few. Find out more on skill-based hiring and how it’s effective, below! […]

1 05, 2019

The Perks of Having a Nonlinear Career Path

2019-06-20T12:20:07-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you have an unconventional career path, it’s easy to feel intimidated or that you are not as experienced or qualified for positions you may be applying for. However, you want to look at your non-linear career path for the perks that it holds. Check out the perks of having a nonlinear career path below.   Experience When you're trying out different careers that interest you, and positions that align with those interests – you want to look at these things as different “stages” in your life. And not necessarily different age milestone stages – but honing in on something [...]

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 [...]

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! […]

14 09, 2018

The Right and Wrong Reasons for Leaving a Job

2018-09-14T16:41:22-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve all been there; ready to up and leave a job and start anew. Making a decision like this shouldn’t be on a whim! These decisions should take thought and time. You never want to make a decision you may regret because you’re in a bad mood ONE day. But, maybe this feeling has been eating you up for months now. Whatever it may be, check out some of the right and wrong reasons for leaving a job below. […]

27 07, 2018

Link Roundup: How to Become a Better Leader

2018-07-27T09:21:48-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Leading a team is a big responsibility and can be nerve-racking when you’ve never assumed a leadership role before. Even if you are comfortable managing, delegating, and working alongside a team, there are always opportunities to enhance those skills. This week’s roundup includes tips, current trends, and helpful information to help you become a better leader! […]

23 07, 2018

4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Hearing Back From Employers

2018-07-23T08:44:53-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Searching for a job can be a challenging process, especially when applying to dozens of companies and never hearing back. You’re taking tons of time to apply for these jobs, it’s frustrating to get silence in return! Why does this happen? Is it you, is it them, what could it be? Sometimes it is out of your control, but be sure you aren’t making these 4 mistakes in your job application below! […]