skills

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! […]

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! […]

7 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What is Your Biggest Weakness?”

2019-10-07T12:07:33-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re in an interview and you’re asked, “What is your biggest weakness?”  the hiring manager is looking for a few things. They want to ensure that you can be honest and that you can acknowledge your weakness, and/or have a solution in place to address that specific weakness. Of course, it is a tough question to answer because you want to be transparent, but you also don’t want to say the wrong thing. So we’re sharing how to tackle this interview question, below. […]

2 10, 2019

When to Accept a Job Offer

2019-10-02T11:58:18-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve reached a certain point in your job search where you need a new job but no longer want to wait. In this case, you feel the urge to accept the first job offer you’re presented with. However, there are a few things to consider first. […]

23 09, 2019

2 Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting Any Traction

2019-09-30T15:52:52-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve finalized your resume and you’ve listed all necessary fields; contact information, education, experience, etc. However, you’ve submitted your resume to a few different companies and you haven’t received any feedback. Is that part of the process? Or is there something lacking on your resume that is affecting your chances of being considered? Here are two reasons why your resume may not be getting any traction. […]

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! […]