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14 01, 2021

Managing a Remote Team

2021-01-14T14:01:13-05:00Categories: General News, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Businesses and companies have gone global. Communication is at an all-time high. Not only were people forced to work from home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but now the option is present almost everywhere. Some businesses even outsource their marketing and administrative tasks which means even more remote work.   So with all of this globalization and change, the role of managers is evolving as well. Managing a remote team that is not in the same spot at the same time every day is no easy task. While it can be rewarding since there is no restraint on location and the best [...]

12 01, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Accounting

2021-01-12T08:31:25-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Industry Spotlight, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

New for 2021, Industry Spotlights will focus on different sectors of the job market each month. The goal of the Industry Spotlights is to give readers and job-hunters alike some examples of the best careers out there and explain why they are considered top tier. Industry Spotlights will also encourage and help readers to choose a career path that is right for them as each spotlight will take an in-depth look at all of the ins and outs of that career. Stay tuned for a new Industry Spotlight every month! First up… Accounting!  […]

10 12, 2020

Avoiding Employee Burnout During the Holidays

2020-12-10T10:04:30-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Holidays are a time full of joy, except at work. After a long 12 month work year, many employees are dragging themselves through these last few weeks before they get some well-earned time off.   This is understandable, especially as we reach the end of 2020 which was a whirlwind for all.  However, there is still work to be done so managers and HR staff need to be extra vigilant during this time.  On the other hand, stress and anxiety about deadlines that need to be met by the end of the year can also lead to employee burnout around this time.  […]

3 12, 2020

Building A Positive Company Image

2020-12-03T09:50:16-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Corporate Image plays a huge role in a company’s success. The way people view a company and its products or services is what creates its image. Performance, media coverage, and activities can all impact people’s views. The reputation a company has within a market can attract new customers, shareholders, or business partners. That is why it’s so important to consistently be working to improve your companies image. […]

1 12, 2020

Negotiating Salary: Get What You Deserve

2020-12-01T10:08:39-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Negotiating salary can not only be uncomfortable, but nerve-wracking as well. Many worry that if they ask for the salary they want straight off the bat, it could affect their chances of getting the job. This leads people to undermine the salary they truly deserve and oftentimes lowball it. Lowballing is just as bad as asking for too much and not getting the job, because you may end up stuck wondering “did my employer just get a bargain off me?” To prevent this kind of thing from happening while still being professional, there are some key things to do while [...]

24 11, 2020

High-Income Skills in 2020

2020-11-24T08:40:21-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Figuring out what types of skills are most desirable or will get you the most recognition is tricky. However, when you can do something not many can or maybe something that is a huge asset for a specific industry, you can get paid big bucks! While transferable skills amp up any resume, the more technical skills and industry-specific knowledge can amp up your salary! Continue reading to find out the hottest jobs and skills of 2020. […]

17 11, 2020

Is Too Much Experience a Bad Thing?

2020-11-17T10:21:28-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Typically, you would think that having a wealth of experience on a resume is always a good thing. However, there are cases where being over-qualified or having too much experience will actually hurt your chances of landing a job you may be interested in. This is due to many reasons and while not always the case, it is relatively common. […]

10 11, 2020

Marketing Yourself to a Potential Employer

2020-11-10T10:33:41-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The best way to land a job or acquire clients is to market yourself. Marketing yourself to employers or clients entails highlighting your strengths and valuable skills that would make YOU the best candidate. Continue reading to find out how to stand out amongst the crowd. […]

3 11, 2020

Using Social Media to Help Your Job Search

2020-11-03T10:16:11-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Social media has been said to be a concern when it comes to landing a job. However, when used appropriately, it is a huge asset! Using social media in today’s world goes far beyond updating your job role on LinkedIn and deleting inappropriate content. It can be used to develop a personal brand that will get you noticed and open you up to new opportunities. […]

27 10, 2020

The Cover Letter: How to Nail it

2020-10-27T10:14:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A cover letter is your first impression to a potential employer. Rather than a courtesy, it is a chance to impress. As the first thing employers read, it should summarize who you are, a little background, and what you can bring to the table. Cover letters are the bait of the application process and will draw in potential employers if done correctly. […]

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