What’s The Jobs Outlook For the Engineering Sector?

If you’re looking for a short answer regarding the outlook for the engineering field, it would be: “Not too shabby.” While engineering jobs aren’t necessarily seen as the most recession-proof positions around, our technology-driven world all but ensures that those with engineering degrees of some kind will always be able to find employment at some… 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

Your Ultimate Career Goal Checklist

Figuring out what you want to do with your professional life – and what you want to get out of it – isn’t something to be taken lightly. And your career definitely isn’t something that will just “happen” with little to no planning or preparation on your end. But that doesn’t mean plotting out your career… Read more

What Kind of Research Should You Do When You Are Looking for A Good-Fit Job?

If you’ve ever quit or been fired from a job, you most likely ended up coming to the realization that the job in question just was not for you. And you probably weren’t a good fit for the job, either. There’s really nothing wrong with this. Not every job is suited for every person –… Read more

3 Ways to Get the Job That You Really Want

Everyone needs a job. That much we know. But so many of us end up working in a job that simply pays the bills – and not much else. While there’s nothing wrong with taking any job you can in order to scrape by, keeping said job for the long term just isn’t sustainable. If… Read more

What are the Best Ways To Plan Out Your Career?

In a world full of uncertainty, thinking about the future in terms of your career can lead to just as much uncertainty. The truth is, it’s almost impossible to know where the economy will be – or what the job landscape will look like – five, ten, or twenty years from now. Because of this,… Read more

How Can You Successfully Grow Your Career Through Contract Work?

In recent years, we’ve been hearing more and more about the “gig economy.” While the traditional 40-hour work week is still the norm for most of the population, many have opted to begin taking on freelance or contract work to make a living. Still, others are hesitant to do so for a number of reasons.… Read more

What Does Employment vs. Employability Mean For Your Career?

Question for all the job-seekers out there: What is your endgame? What I mean is: Are you looking for a job, or are you ready to begin a career? (Note: If you are “just” looking for a job, there’s nothing wrong with that at all.) The reason I ask is, the way you approach your… Read more

5 Things to Avoid When Applying for a New Job

When on the hunt for a new job, you might feel you need to do everything right. And, well…you pretty much do. Sure, all people make mistakes; we’re only human, after all. But when you’re trying to impress a prospective employer, you want to seem you’re as close to perfect as possible. While there are… Read more

Make the Gig Economy Work For Your Career

Nowadays, more and more professionals are turning to freelance work to supplement their income – or even quit their day job. But entering the gig economy isn’t as simple as posting your availability and waiting for customers to roll in. Along with honing your technical skills, you’ll need to market yourself as a business if… Read more