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7 04, 2017

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

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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%, [...]

10 02, 2017

Link Roundup 2/10/17: Staying Productive & Organized

2017-02-10T10:41:56-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Welcome back to another weekly Link Roundup! This week we have some great links to share that will keep you productive and organized. Learn how to use the principles of feng shui to optimize your work space, and make the most of your lunch break. All that and more can be found in the links below! […]

6 01, 2017

Link Roundup 1/6/17: New Year, New Job Search

2017-01-06T10:49:02-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Welcome to our first Link Roundup in the New Year! Since the year has finally turned, there is a lot of great advice out there about how to be a better job seeker in 2017. We’ve gathered the very best links this week and put them all in one place for you to read from! What to Remove From Your Resume in 2017 As we’ve discussed in a previous blog post, a resume should be a living document. This means that it changes and adds new skills constantly, just like you. If you haven’t updated your resume in a year, [...]

2 09, 2016

Link Roundup 9/2/16: Resumes, Job Search Fails, & Career Fatigue

2016-09-02T12:54:22-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week we’ve once again curated the very best links regarding everything career related. To mix it up, this week’s links are listed in order of where you are along your career path. If you’re fresh on the job market the earlier links may help you. However if you’re a grizzled career veteran you’d benefit more from the last few links. Either way, we hope you find something useful. […]

29 06, 2016

Interview Q: Why Were You Fired/Let Go?

2016-06-29T13:11:33-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A hard working employee could be laid off for a multitude of reasons. In fact, in 2016, 65,141 workers in total had been let go from their positions by the end of April. It’s not uncommon, and can happen due to many different factors. Knowing how to respond when questioned about it in an interview can be the difference between landing or losing  a job opportunity. […]