work experience

8 10, 2018

5 Things You Don’t Need to Include on Your Resume

2018-10-08T08:14:43-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are some things that don’t need to be included on your resume. You may think that the more information you provide, the better your chances of landing an interview, but that isn’t true. There is such thing as too much information, especially on a resume. Employers are scanning tons of resumes in a little amount of time! Make sure the important stuff stands out. Check out 5 things that you don’t always need to include on your resume below. […]

19 09, 2018

6 Traits of a Successful Freelancer

2018-09-19T10:42:18-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Freelancing isn’t for everyone. It takes a certain skill set and traits to be able to handle working on your own for multiple clients. It’s not an easy task, but some prefer it because of the flexibility and constant changing of projects and tasks. If you’re thinking about freelancing but are unsure if it’s the best career change for you, check out this list of 6 traits that successful freelancers have! […]

14 09, 2018

Link Roundup: Why an Internship Could Transform Your Career

2018-09-14T09:37:43-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s that time of year again! School is back in full swing and internships are starting! It’s an exciting but nerve-racking time, especially when you’re experiencing your first internship. If you’re still on the fence about interning or know that it is in your near future, we have helpful information for you too! Check out this week’s round of internship advice below! […]

30 05, 2018

How to Get Around the Experience Barrier

2018-05-30T10:40:48-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re looking for an entry-level job, finding a position within your career field is never easy. It can be tough to find the right opportunity without having a lot of experience. However, there are certain approaches you can take that will increase your likelihood of finding a job. In this blog, we’ll break down a few ways you can proactively increase your chances, as well as a few tactics you can use during your search. […]

23 03, 2018

Link Roundup: Job Search Challenges

2018-03-23T11:52:46-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No matter the field you work in, a job search will always have certain challenges. Feeling discouraged and not having enough experience are extremely common problems that most job seekers struggle with. In this week's Link Roundup, we found articles that explore those challenges, and offer some advice to overcome them. How to Get a Job When You Don't Have the Experience Employers Want To start us off, our first link explores a common problem that is very frustrating to job seekers new to the workforce. Finding a job without much experience can present many challenges, even if you only [...]

1 12, 2017

Link Roundup: Advice For Job Seekers and Employees

2017-12-01T11:30:54-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

December is here, which means the end of the year is close, along with the beginning of a new one. It's a time when some companies decide to make cuts for budgetary reasons, and some job seekers make resolutions to find employment. Whether you're looking for a job or currently have one, our Link Roundup this month has advice for you! A Recruiter Shares the Best Way to Follow Up On a Job Application When you are applying to jobs, the work doesn't end when you submit your resume. While some companies will be proactive and reach out to you, [...]

18 10, 2017

The 10 Components of a Great LinkedIn Profile

2017-10-18T10:31:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

On LinkedIn, every profile is made up of the same components. However, the way you use those components can make you stand out from the millions of other users on the platform. Having a stand out profile will not only make you an attractive candidate when job searching, it could also bring opportunities to you! In this blog we’ll be going through the 10 components in the order they appear on your profile, and how you can utilize them to better showcase your personal brand. If you want to look at an all star LinkedIn profile as an example, we [...]