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5 Marketable Soft Skills to Showcase on Your Resume

November 10th, 2017

If you are in the job market, chances are you have probably heard the term “soft skills” at some point. Soft skills are skills that relate to your personality traits, are transferrable between jobs and industries, and perhaps most importantly for job seekers, highly marketable. While soft skills are typically touched upon during the interview… Read more »

Make an Impression With Answers to These Situational Interview Questions

November 3rd, 2017

Interviews can be overwhelming for job candidates hoping to land their next job, but the process can be equally overwhelming for the interviewer. In the big picture, interviews are an incredibly brief amount of time for the hiring manager to accurately gauge a candidate’s skill, aptitude and fit, not only for the vacant position, but… Read more »

Three Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

October 29th, 2017

Times have changed, and most people are not sticking with the same job from early career through retirement anymore. In fact, with more opportunities and available resources, it is not uncommon for someone to change jobs several times throughout their career. While changing jobs can be a big move and not a decision that should… Read more »

How to Step Up Your Job Search After Relocating to a New Town

October 20th, 2017

Navigating a job search in a new town can be challenging. Being new to the area means you’re not familiar with the local employers or industry, and you may not have as robust a network as you did in your former home. While these challenges can appear to be hurdles, with the right strategy in… Read more »

3 Weaknesses Employers Look for During Interviews

October 13th, 2017

One question you can almost always anticipate being asked during a job interview is “What is your greatest weakness?” Regardless of the company, position or field, employers like to gauge your level self-awareness, assess your personality and character, and see how well you respond under pressure. Although this question carries a lot of weight and… Read more »

Is Your Resume Too Long? 3 Things You Can Live Without

October 6th, 2017

If you are in the midst of writing or updating your resume, you may find yourself wondering, “what is an appropriate length for my resume?” Although the once golden rule of keeping your resume to one page is no longer the standard, it is still of utmost importance to maintain a resume that is both… Read more »

5 Daily Habits to Help Your Be More Productive in Your Job Search

September 15th, 2017

Searching for a new job can become all consuming; your thoughts, energy and an ample amount of your time all become dedicated to your job search, especially when you are in the thick of it. As with any important task at hand, it’s important to devise and stick to a plan to yield desired results.… Read more »

How to Write a Powerful Resume (and Find a Great Job!)

August 28th, 2017

A powerful resume is one of the greatest tools you can have in your job-hunting arsenal. As a job seeker, your resume serves two key purposes: getting it past the screening software into the hands of an actual human, and impressing that person when it gets there. To achieve these main goals and make a… Read more »

7 Resume Tips That Could Cost You Job Opportunities

August 14th, 2017

A resume is often an employer’s first impression of a candidate, so it’s important to make that impression a positive one! While there are many methods to make your resume stand out from the crowd and boost your chances of landing an interview, there are just as many mistakes that could cost you job opportunities!… Read more »

6 Tips for Making the Most of a Temporary Job

August 7th, 2017

From freelancing, to supplementing additional income, to serving as an interim stepping stone during a job search, temporary jobs can be extremely valuable in a variety of ways.  What was once viewed as additional help for administrative professionals or retail workers during busy seasons, the “temporary job” has taken on a whole new meaning over… Read more »

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