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

5 Budgeting Tools to Use While You’re Career Planning

How did we ever survive without apps? All we have to do is install them on our smartphones and they do the work for us, making our lives easier and saving us time and money. And no matter how disciplined and meticulous you are, we could all use a little assistance with maintaining a healthy budget,… Read more

Summer Reading Series: Books With Solid Career Tips

Books are perfect for personal and professional development, especially in the summertime. Your schedule is lighter, the days are longer, and there’s plenty of time to dive into books that will offer you solid career tips. Here are six great books about careers and job seeking Top Books For Career Advice 1. David and Goliath:… Read more

Find The Right Fit

The hiring process and job search can feel like finding one edge-piece in a 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzle. Whether you are a company looking for the right employee or a professional looking for the right job opportunity, you are keenly aware that being a great fit is essential. Dig deeper than the word, culture-fit, and… Read more

Are You Equipped With Employment AND Employability Skills?

Do You Have The Right Skills For The Job? Employment Skills Employment skills are the skills required to complete a specific job. These are the actionable abilities and bases of knowledge a job candidate comes to the table with that prove they’ll be able to do the job in question. For example, a person applying for a… Read more

Top 4 Benefits of Administrative Jobs

If you’ve recently graduated – or perhaps have been considering switching careers – but aren’t exactly sure of what you want to do, you might want to think about going into office administration. As we’ll explain throughout this article, landing a job in administration can be incredibly beneficial to your professional life in a number… 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

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

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