12 Pieces of Advice for New Grads That Everyone Should Take As a soon-to-be college grad, I know that the world of work can catch you unawares. In preparing for the job search, I’ve found that experienced professionals often have a lot of great advice to dispense (also some not-so-great advice, but that’s an article… Read More 12 Pieces of Advice for New Grads That Everyone Should Take
Your 5-Step Plan to Getting a Promotion Without Having to Ask for It Nobody likes having to actually ask for a promotion. Advocating for yourself is a lot harder than speaking up for others. The good news is, if your boss is paying attention and your actions are speaking for themselves, you may not have to… Read More Your 5-Step Plan to Getting a Promotion Without Having to Ask for It
You’ve been there. You’re up late one night trolling job boards and in between travel ads the perfect job opportunity appears. You hear the heavenly hosts cheering you on and rush to update your resume. But before you add your latest and greatest skills and accomplishments, your brain interrupts with the job seeker debate: Should your… Read More Is a Two-Page Resume Ever OK?
5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Interview Interviewing is often a fraught exercise. You’re threading the needle between selling yourself and your accomplishments, while also being humble and self-aware. Say too much and you’re unlike able. Say too little and people wonder if you have the skills. Keep in mind that the interviewer hasn’t… Read More 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Interview
The 10 Golden Rules of Working With a Recruiter Working with a good recruiter is an excellent option for both passive and active job seekers. Recruiters can have access to jobs, market information, insights, tips and connections that many people do not. If you haven’t worked with a recruiter before there are some ways to… Read More The 10 Golden Rules of Working With a Recruiter
If you’re job hunting, you may be thinking the first thing you need to do is put together your resumé. That used to be true before the Internet. But these days, the new resumé is called Google. What an employer finds out about you simply by Googling your name helps determine whether you get hired.… Read More How To Use Google As Your Resume!!
With unemployment at an all-time low, many employers are complaining they’re struggling to find the talent they need. Meanwhile, millions of job seekers are frustrated by the lack of responses they’re getting from applying to jobs online. Especially when they take the extra time to write a cover letter. Recruiters Say Most Cover Letters Stink One of the most common things recruiters say… Read More Why These 3 Annoying Cover Letter Blunders Make Recruiters Cringe