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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. […]

20 10, 2020

Tips for Choosing the Best Job References

2020-10-20T10:27:01-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If a company asks you for references, this should serve as an indicator that you are nearing the end of the application process. This event can also mean your chances of landing the job are very high, depending on your references. Hence, you want to receive the best references possible and seal the deal on your employment.  […]

15 10, 2020

Red Flags on a Resume: How to Avoid Them

2020-10-15T10:32:09-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Crafting a resume to perfection is a hard task. Many errors can act as red flags to employers without you even knowing it. Being able to identify what types of things may stand out as negative and how to avoid or fix them is a huge asset when creating your resume pre-interview. […]

13 10, 2020

Questions YOU Should Ask During an Interview

2020-10-13T09:55:56-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviews can be scary, but they should not feel like an interrogation session. Just like the interviewer has a ton of questions for you, you should have some questions you’d like to ask them. These should be questions that will help you to evaluate the position up for grabs. An interview is a two-way street. Not only do you need to convince the interviewer that you are a great fit, but they need to convince you that their company is also a great fit for you! […]

8 10, 2020

Resources to Give Your Job Hunt The Extra Leg up

2020-10-08T10:34:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Entering or re-entering the job market can be a nerve-wracking process. Trying to tweak your resume to perfection all while prepping for an interview can be tricky. That’s why we have gathered a list of resources to help give your job hunt the extra leg up! Many recruiting agencies are ready and available to guide you through your job hunt, but there is also a multitude of things you can do all on your own. […]

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. […]

24 09, 2020

How the pandemic changed the job market and which industries flourished because of it

2020-09-24T12:00:10-04:00Categories: General News, In the Community, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Effects:     The ongoing pandemic has brought a lot of uncertainty to many companies and even industries as a whole. We went from having the best job market the country has seen in years, to now the worst.      It has taken jobs from people, given jobs to people (yes, seriously), and changed the way people will work forever. While many swore that remote working would never work, it did-because it had too. Remote work has led to innovation, growth, and new ways of thinking.     The Future:     A remote-working world is the only one many have known for [...]

22 09, 2020

Why LinkedIn is So Important to your Career?

2020-09-22T13:27:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Everyone has been on, heard of, or simply looked at LinkedIn.  Joining this platform is a step everybody knows is important when starting a career search-but why? It merges the functions of job search websites and personal profile websites, into one. It is ultimately an extension to your resume, while also acting as a virtual one. There may be a misconception that the platform is used by only those searching for jobs, however, many people from freelancers, to students, to employers and even the big shots such as Bill Gates have LinkedIn profiles. This makes it a powerful networking tool as well.  [...]

17 09, 2020

What Should a College Student With No Experience Put on Their Resume?

2020-09-17T13:15:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Applying to jobs but feeling overwhelmed by the requirements and qualifications within the job posting? Look at your resume and see how you marketed yourself. Besides adding the standard contact information, students may be lost on what’s next? You may not have much experience but organizing it with certain information will help you stand out when starting your job search despite your lack of work experience. […]

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! […]