Skills You Need on Your Resume

No matter what industry you’re looking to enter as an employee, certain skills are simply non-negotiable. Others, while not necessarily mandatory, can still put you ahead of competing candidates who otherwise match your exact skill set. While, of course, more advanced skills and levels of experience are necessary for specialized positions, some abilities are a… Read more

Your Resume is a Living and Breathing Document

Question for you: When do you typically update your resume? If you’re like most people, your answer was something along the lines of “Whenever I’m applying for a new job.” While you definitely want to fine-tune your resume before applying for a new position, it’s actually beneficial to update your resume on a continual basis… Read more

What You Need To Do Right After You Apply For A Job

You’ve gotten your resume in order, contacted your references, and filled out and submitted the application for the job of your dreams. Now it’s time to sit back and wait for a phone call from your future employer, right? Well, not exactly. After you’ve hit that little “submit” button, there are a few things you… Read more

Why A Good Social Media Presence Is Needed During Your Job Search

There’s no denying that the internet has revolutionized the way in which we search for jobs. On that same token, it’s also changed the way in which employers seek out and vet potential employees, as well; there’s certainly no shortage of stories about how an off-the-cuff social media post or out-of-context picture ended up completely… Read more

What You Should Do If You Think Your Current Job is Not the Right Fit

Most of us have been there: The realization that your current job just isn’t fulfilling you as it once was. Or, even worse, that it’s never been as fulfilling as you thought it was in the first place. Either way, once the feeling hits you, you just know you need to move on as soon… Read more

3 Subtle Ways to Take Control of Your Next Job Interview

Let’s face it: The prospect of attending a job interview is typically a rather nerve-racking experience. On your end, there’s a lot on the line, from your potential career to your potential livelihood (not to mention your dignity!). In such a situation, the person conducting the interview is typically seen as the one with all… Read more

Why Should I Have Job Search Plan?

Okay…So we’ll give you the benefit of the doubt that you know you should have a job search plan. But when push comes to shove – when you absolutely need to find work as soon as possible – there’s a decent chance you throw all this out the window and haphazardly dive into your job… Read more

The Essential Self Assessment for Job Seekers

If you’ve been on the job hunt for a while, it can be tempting to take whatever you can get. Unfortunately, many times this simply leads to individuals realizing a specific job “isn’t for them” and quitting – leaving them right back where they started. So, rather than just diving into your next job opportunity… Read more

Leverage Your Skills To Find the Job That Fits Your Career Goals

It sounds pretty simple, doesn’t it? The whole reason you’ll end up getting a job in the first place is that you have the skills and abilities necessary to complete the tasks the position requires. And – if you’ve set goals for your career – you’ve likely worked on building skills that specifically relate to… Read more

How Does Networking Really Help Your Job Search?

Love it or hate it, networking is one of the most effective ways of finding new jobs and opportunities that will help further your career. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons this is so. Networking Keeps You Actively Searching By keeping yourself in a “networking” mindset at all times, you’ll always be… Read more