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

How Do I Know I’ll Like The Job I’ve Applied To?

It’s a question that dogs most everyone when applying for a new job: How am I supposed to know whether this is the right job for me? Of course, you could simply apply for the job, see if you get hired, and know for sure whether or not you actually enjoy the gig once you’ve been… 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

The Most Effective Ways To Form a New Resume

Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time, are making a career change, or you’ve faced an extended period of unemployment, one of the first things you’ll need to do is focus on updating your resume. As your resume will essentially be deciding factor of whether an employer pushes your application to the next… 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

How Do You Choose Between Two Great Job Offers?

It’s basically a dream come true: You’ve been looking for a new job for the past few months. You’ve been called in for a number of interviews. Finally, you hear back from two of your top choices, both telling you they’ve decided to move forward with your application. Of course, now the question is: Which… 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

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

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

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