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Don’t Send the Unprofessional Vibe

January 21st, 2013

In today’s market where many applicants apply for the same position, employers have the luxury of choosing from a pool of several well-qualified candidates to do the job. Instances such as these are where the little things come into play. Sometimes, otherwise unrecognizable, yet common mistakes can make you appear unprofessional and cost you the… Read more »

Are You Still a Rookie in Your Career? How to Make the Most of Every Job Opportunity

January 4th, 2013

Many entry-level positions are not as glamorous as the hopes and dreams associated with your long-term career aspirations. Even during the rookie years of your career, it’s imperative to make the most of each and every job opportunity. Although landing that first job is important, what you do with it is invaluable. Keep the following… Read more »

So You Have Two Job Offers…What Should You Do?

December 27th, 2012

Although it was not that long ago that the idea of choosing between two job offers seemed unlikely, it is no longer the case. Despite the still high unemployment rate, the job market is opening up. Given the slightly improved economy, many workers who were previously unhappy in their long-term positions have begun making moves,… Read more »

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Job Offer

December 20th, 2012

Receiving an offer for a new job can be both exciting and terrifying at the same time. Is the grass truly greener on the other side of the fence? Despite doing the homework on the company, many times you will still be walking into a lot of unknowns. For some job seekers, accepting the offer… Read more »

‘Tis the Season for Job Searching

December 6th, 2012

Think the holidays are the doldrums of job searching? Think again! Despite common misconceptions, the holiday season is actually an opportune time to step up your job search. Before you toss your resume aside and take a month-long hibernation from your search, take the following points into consideration: Everyone thinks this is a bad time.… Read more »

Set Yourself Up for Success by Following the 30/60/90 Plan!

November 20th, 2012

Starting a new job is an exciting time. However, it can also be a stressful one. An unfamiliar routine combined with the pressures of impressing your new employer and succeeding in your new role can be overwhelming at first. Organizing and creating a plan – especially a visible one you can monitor – is an… Read more »

Overqualified For a Job? Why You Should Still Apply

November 6th, 2012

Perhaps the most frustrating response for a job seeker is “you’re overqualified.”  This label may be given for a variety of reasons:  your talent level, the company’s budget, or even your years in the industry – but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t apply for the position. The truth is, almost anyone can be deemed overqualified… Read more »

Resumes: Chronological, Functional, Accomplishment. Knowing Which Type of Resume is Best for Your Job Search.

October 26th, 2012

Perhaps the most important aspect of any job search is updating, editing, and revamping your resume; but have you highlighted your experience in the best way for you? Depending on your skill set and career path, you have several different approaches to organizing your resume: chronological, functional, or an accomplishment-based combination.  If you’re ready to… Read more »

Why You Didn’t Hear Back After You Applied For a Job (and How to Turn Your Luck Around!)

October 19th, 2012

There’s no doubt about it: job seeking is a tough job in itself, and often, one with low morale. In an era where the majority of job hunting is conducted through online job applications or emailed resumes, the likelihood of receiving even an acknowledging response can be slim. High unemployment does mean more competition for… Read more »

Benefits of Relocating for a New Job

October 5th, 2012

With the scarce job market we find ourselves immersed in, many job seekers are expanding their search to looking outside their current city’s radius.  For many, relocating can mean new opportunities – not just for yourself, but for your entire family.  The prospect of relocating for work is indeed a challenging one, however, the end… Read more »

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