What Characteristics of a Great Company Can You Spot in an Interview? 

There are a lot of ways to assess the company you’re applying to. You can read reviews, talk to people you know who’ve worked there, research its webpage and social media, and find out about its future health. And that’s all great to do beforehand, but there are some ways you can evaluate the company during the… 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

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

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

4 Overused Words You Should Remove from Your Resume

Combined with your cover letter and application form, your resume is your first chance to get the attention of a prospective employer. Simply put: If your resume doesn’t stand out, it’ll quickly be tossed aside with the rest of the run-of-the-mill applications. If your resume is full of platitudes like the ones in this article,… Read more