What Do Career Goals Have To Do With Your Current Job?

The vast majority of professionals have at least one thing in common: They always have some type of goals, plans, and aspirations for their future. This is true for anyone who takes their professional life seriously – whether they’re currently in a “good place” or are desperately looking to move on in one way or… Read more

How To Improve Your Chances of Getting Recruited on LinkedIn

As a job seeker in our modern world, you almost certainly know how important it is to have a presence on LinkedIn. But being “present” on the platform isn’t enough to get noticed – not by a longshot. Rather, you need to be present, active, and essentially immersed in the world of LinkedIn if you… Read more

What Does Your Employment History Say About You?

When sending in a job application, your resume, of course, says a lot about you. Aside from the obvious – such as your education, your skillset, and your accomplishments – your resume also provides valuable information to your prospective employers in terms of what they can expect should they decide to hire you. While there… 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 Is the Best Path to A Job You Really Want?

As kids, many of us grew up thinking that our dream job – and the life that comes with it – would just “happen” once we got older. Of course, as you probably know by now, this couldn’t be further from the truth. For one thing, finding our dream job in the first place is… 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

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 Ways You Should Update Your Resume For A New Job Search

Your resume is one of the – if not the – first things a prospective employer will see when you submit an application for an open position. Of course, they’ll also be inundated with dozens, and perhaps hundreds, of other resumes at the same time. And they definitely don’t have time to read through every… Read more

The Real Reason Why Thank-You Notes Are So Important

Most job seekers know after an interview, you’re supposed to send a thank-you letter to your interviewer. But the truth is: not everyone does. And, of those who do, not many of them do so sincerely. Of course, these individuals are usually the ones who, weeks later, are left wondering why they never heard back… Read more