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11 12, 2018

How to Prepare for a Company Layoff

2018-12-11T13:50:15-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Company layoffs can be frightening and unexpected. No matter how it’s done, a layoff is not an easy thing to endure. Especially if you’ve heard not-so-great stories from a family or friend who has gotten laid off. Luckily there are steps you can take to be prepared if you are expecting a company layoff. Let’s talk about some of those steps below! […]

20 07, 2018

Link Roundup: Attracting Top Talent with Low Unemployment Rate

2018-07-20T08:52:59-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It has become increasingly more difficult for companies to fill open roles with a lower pool of candidates to choose from. Top talent candidates are most likely interviewing at several companies, so it is important to prove that you are the best option for them. There are several ways to entice them, which you will learn about in the links below! Individuals want to work for a company that matches their values and needs. […]

11 05, 2018

Link Roundup: What You Need to Know About the Job Market

2018-05-11T11:55:43-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

With unemployment reaching a rare low, the job market is in a unique place. If you have the right set of skills, it's a great opportunity for you to find a company that will value you. In this week's Link Roundup, we pulled our favorite links that will help you understand the state of the current job market. Also, we've collected some of our favorite articles with job search advice. Check out the links below! Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low, as Job Market Becomes More Competitive In the latest job market news, the unemployment rate has continued to [...]

9 02, 2018

Link Roundup: Setting Yourself Up For Career Success

2018-02-09T11:16:40-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Welcome back to another Link Roundup! This week, as promised, is all about becoming a better worker, and finding more success in your career. Below you will find great advice on setting career goals, and becoming a more valuable employee. We hope the advice below gets you on track for success, and maybe even lands you a promotion! […]

7 12, 2017

Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

2017-12-07T15:28:41-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Recent reports are showing that November was another great month for job growth, and unemployment is currently at an all time low. With so few candidates looking for jobs, many employers are struggling to find the right candidates for their open positions. While the market may favor candidates, you should still be vigilant about marketing yourself in the best way possible. This week’s links describe the current state of the job market, and also hold some advice for prospective job seekers and career professionals. […]

17 11, 2017

Link Roundup: The 2017 Job Market at a Glance

2017-11-17T13:26:53-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The modern job market looks very different from that of only a few years ago. What people are looking for, and how they're preparing is much different. Social media giants like Facebook and LinkedIn are stepping up their job search capabilities, making it ever important to have updated profiles. In today's blog we'll share articles that cover how to update your digital presence, and what to expect from the job market. This Year in Job Search: A Look at Trends Around the World in 2017 This blog from Indeed utilizes the site's vast amount of data to see what is [...]

11 08, 2017

Link Roundup 8/11/17: Making Smart Job Search Decisions

2017-08-11T09:56:21-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Starting a job search involves many decisions. Deciding what font to use on your resume, deciding which photo to use on LinkedIn, deciding who to reach out to, etc. All of these decisions can play out in different ways, and they may be good or bad. Thankfully there are plenty of mentors and career experts to help you avoid those pitfalls. Today we have some great advice on decisions to be made on resumes, in interviews, and at your job. Read on to find out what they are! […]

21 07, 2017

Link Roundup 7/21/17: News, Resume, & Job Titles

2017-07-21T10:18:13-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

This week we have a wide variety of informational articles and blogs for both job seekers and professionals looking to improve their career. We start off this week with some news about the job market, before moving onto more general career and job search advice. Resumes, interviews, job titles, and LinkedIn are all covered, so if any of those topics interest you, read on! […]

26 04, 2017

How to Explain the Employment Gap

2017-04-26T09:02:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Explaining an employment gap in your resume can be extremely challenging. It’s something that may raise flags to employers, so you will almost always be questioned about it. Whatever the reason for your absence from the workforce, a potential employer will typically want an explanation. While a gap in employment isn’t great to have on your resume, it’s certainly not a deal-breaker. It’s just important that you approach it correctly, and we’ll explain the best way below. […]

7 04, 2017

Link Roundup 4/7/17: Finding the Right Job

2017-04-07T11:15:36-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Big Jobs Miss: Employers Add Disappointing 98,000 Jobs in March While this year was off to a great start in terms of job growth, it seems that growth has been stifled somewhat. While economists were predicting 180,000 jobs to be added in March, the reality was only 98,000. The drop has been attributed to a few different factors, the largest of which is the winter weather that plagued most of the Northeastern U.S.. This weather and other factors affected job growth and payroll gains. However, it’s not all bad. The U.S. unemployment rate continued to decline, and fell to 4.5%, [...]