Career blog posts

At the start of a job search, you may feel hopeful and excited about what potential opportunities may lie ahead, but many job seekers easily fall into a slump as time passes. Job searching is no quick process — calls don’t necessarily come after you’ve…

The workplace is a dynamic place. Unfortunately, any time multiple humans get together, there is potential for conflict. Disagreements in the workplace can be unpleasant. Assuming two people are at odds with one another, that negative vibe can quickly spread through a team or organization. It…

Finding a job that suits your personality and long-term career desires can be exceptionally difficult, especially right after college graduation. But getting hired by an organization that you actually care about with a work environment you enjoy is the key to a happy work life.…

There are a lot of things that job seekers add on their resume when they don’t need them. In some cases, these things actually hurt job seekers’ chances of landing the job. Here are some things job seekers should and should not include on their…

You've got yourself a job offer, but you are not pleased with the proposed salary. That's okay. Most employers expect that you will try to negotiate on an offer. Before you do so, make sure that you have as much solid information as possible in…

So, you’ve landed an interview. Congratulations! Standing out in a sea of resumes is no easy feat, but now it’s time to knock your interviewer’s socks off. While the process can be long and nerve-wracking– these are questions that potentially alter your future after all–…

Today’s job seekers need to think about one more type of audience when preparing their resume. In the past, one simply had to send their resume and a person would scan it, but today’s employers are also relying on Applicant Tracking Systems. When you have both…

It finally happens! The phone rings, and being in active job search mode, you eagerly answer every unrecognized number because it could be your next employer. But at the particular moment, you’re at the gym, in line at the grocery store, or picking up your…

What’s one of the biggest mistakes job seekers make when sending thank you notes after the interview (besides not sending one at all)? It’s not using this opportunity for the job-winning advantage that it is. Job seekers who send generic notes that say, ‘Thank you so…

Job hunting is brutal, there’s just no other way to put it. Finding a job you want and then actually landing it are two completely different animals. It takes time, commitment and skills to get your foot in the door of your dream job –…