skills

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. […]

6 10, 2020

Transferable Skills – What Are They & Why Do We Need Them?

2020-10-06T11:58:39-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Transferable skills are a building block for your career. Having skills and abilities that can be utilized in different fields, or even in your social and personal life, is a huge plus. Since these types of skills can be carried with you to different industries, they are often also referred to as portable skills. When it comes time to start that job hunt or switch career paths, transferable skills will be a hit. […]

1 10, 2020

Gender – What It Means for the Workplace

2020-10-01T12:00:12-04:00Categories: General News, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Male Domination versus Female Domination:  Gender dominated fields. Although we hate to admit it, we all know they exist. The question is, how important is gender really?  Will it sway your chances? How will you be affected if you are the minority gender? How else does gender impact the workplace? These are all valid questions and concerns when thinking about careers.  […]

29 09, 2020

Job Versus Career: What’s the Difference?

2020-09-29T12:07:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Part-time & Side-Gigs, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to the Dictionary: We have all heard the term job. By definition, it is a paid position of regular employment or a task or piece of work that is typically paid. We have also all heard the term career, which is by definition, an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with progression opportunities. So, with two clearly different definitions, why are the words used interchangeably more often than not? […]

15 09, 2020

Are Internships Worth It?

2020-09-15T14:26:04-04:00Categories: General News, Internships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

For high school and college students, internships are always mentioned to them. “Completing an internship will help you stand out in the long run,” or “If you do this internship you will learn so much!” are just some things that may have been discussed regarding this topic. But as you think about doing an internship or not, you may wonder, is it really worth it? Some people think yes, while others disagree. Here is our take on it! […]

19 08, 2020

Starting a New Job During the Pandemic

2020-08-20T11:48:07-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hiring may have stopped or slowed down for some companies because of the global pandemic. With unemployment at an all time high, you may have been furloughed or laid off. Although hiring has slowed in some industries, companies are still filling positions. After your job search, you may be one of the lucky ones fortunate enough to begin a new job. […]

6 08, 2020

Preparing for a Remote Job Interview

2020-08-20T08:32:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Since companies are interviewing remote due to COVID-19, here are some suggestions on how to prepare for your upcoming interview! Being comfortable and professional are key to standing out. Because you can no longer make an impression face to face, there are ways to stand out while being remote to make that first impression last! […]

11 06, 2020

Are You a Strong Problem-Solver? Here Are Some Tips

2020-07-06T09:21:44-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Are you a strong problem-solver? How can you tell? Do you handle situations with finding solutions? Or do you panic and stop all action? Here are some tips on how to better handle them. Check it out! […]

22 05, 2020

How to Enhance Your Problem-Solving Skills

2020-05-28T13:19:47-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Having the ability to solve problems, make decisions, and troubleshoot issues is imperative. However, not everyone possesses such skills – and that’s ok! Today we’ve compiled a list on what type of skills you need to be better at solving problems, how to enhance them, and how to improve these skills as a manager as well. Check it out! […]

6 05, 2020

How to Improve Your Leadership Skills

2020-05-06T15:55:23-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

To some, leadership skills come naturally. To others, being a successful leader takes practice. Regardless, there are always ways to improve your skills and even learn new ones. Today we’ve compiled a list of important skills you should possess during a crisis, how to increase employee retention utilizing leadership, and what skills you need if you’re a first-time leader. Check it out! […]