Career blog posts

Some people meticulously write their resume but then treat their cover letter as an afterthought, resulting in a mistake-riddled, dull and underperforming document. It is important to ensure your job search tool kit is fully equipped with high-quality, well-honed marketing messages that are blunder-free. The following…

It's not too late to get a fresh start on better work habits and a more strategic approach to advancement. With the holiday hoopla behind us, it's common to feel an energy drop looking at the year ahead. You may feel worried about tackling everything on…

Job networking offers many benefits – and let’s make it clear upfront that all parties involved should mutually benefit from your networking efforts. When you approach job networking with the right mentality that means you are building relationships that have meaning and that can provide…

Like bad relationships, bad habits (looking at you late night fridge runs), and bad hair days, there are some work habits you should leave in 2015. The sometimes small, sometimes large, decisions you make day-to-day that aren’t beneficial to making big moves in the new…

Today's workforce is constantly multitasking and overwhelmed by information. Your future interviewer has a thousand things running through his mind as he conducts the interview with you. These circumstances may seem beyond your control, but there are surefire ways to win the interviewer's attention. Rather than…

There are a number of different reasons you might be inclined to set career goals. You may be dissatisfied with your current job or you may see a bright future on the career path that you are on; some people find themselves in a job,…

The start of the year is a time of renewed conviction to improve professionally, and many workers change jobs within the first several months of a new year. As you enter 2016, here are four things you can update on your resume to prepare for a…

Are you determined to find a new job in the new year? If so, you’re not alone. On average, 10% of Americans include a job search on their list of resolutions—that’s a whopping 31,890,000 people! When you start your job hunt in January, it’s easy to approach…

Throughout your career search, you will (hopefully) have the opportunity to showcase your candidacy in multiple job interviews. Considering it takes an average of seven interviews to win one job offer, it’s imperative that your performance is exceptional enough to propel you to the next…

What’s the biggest obstacle to getting a job interview? The phone interview. Phone interviews are also known as phone screens, for a good reason: When a company interviews you on the phone, they have more people on the phone list than they can interview in person.…