What Is More Important to You – Company Culture or Career Advancement?

It wasn’t all that long ago that the vast majority of citizens tended to choose their profession, as well as the organizations they applied to, based almost solely on their potential for career advancement. However, things have changed a bit in recent decades. Nowadays, it’s definitely not unheard of for an individual to opt for… Read more

Not Looking For A New Job But Open To a Better One?

When you picture a currently-employed person who is also currently looking for a new job, what do you think of? Chances are, you’re thinking of someone who dislikes their boss, is overworked, is seemingly always stressed out, and who absolutely can’t wait to get the heck “outta there.” While this certainly may be the case… 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

How Do You Prep For An Accounting or Finance Job?

The truth is, it’s not exactly easy to become an accountant. Not only is it a rather demanding and challenging position, but it’s also one in which your expectations are set pretty high. What is easy, though, is figuring out the path to take to find an accounting position. This is, to put it simply,… 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

Improve Your Personal and Professional Branding

Whether you’re aware of it or not: You are your own brand. Just as Nike is a sporting goods brand, you have a persona that defines who you are as a professional. In the same way your credit score can determine whether you’ll be approved for a loan, your brand can determine whether a prospective… Read more

What Are Your Career Goals and What is Your Plan For Getting There?

Aside from earning a living wage, we all have a number of different goals we’d like to accomplish throughout our career. While these career goals vary from person to person, the strategies we all can use to attain them are all quite similar: Define Success on Your Terms Above all else, never let anyone but… Read more

Four Essentials Your Resume Must Have

A well-written resume can pave a path to success – and a poorly written one can stop you in your tracks. While it’s easy to point out a badly written resume when you see one, pinpointing exactly what makes an exceptional resume stand out is a little more difficult. Generally, though, effective resumes all share… Read more