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5 Prep tips for a Video Interview!

Video interviews can be a great way to connect with a potential employer, especially if you’re interviewing for a position which would require you to relocate or work remotely. However, video interviews are also full of potential pitfalls. These five steps can help you to prepare for a video interview and increase your chances of […]

Become More Desirable for any Job

Even during times of high unemployment, managers often lament that there aren’t enough qualified candidates out there. Follow these tips to increase your marketability and become highly sought-after in a competitive job market at your current employer or anywhere else. Boost Your Tech Savviness If you’re a software engineer, you already know you must keep […]

Spin these 4 Common Job Hunting Weaknesses to Positives

When you’ve been at a job interview, have you ever dreaded the question, “What do you consider your weaknesses?”. Yes, sometimes it’s a difficult one to answer. It’s safe to say that even the most confident people have some sort of weakness, but this doesn’t have to impede your job search. Regardless of the time […]

6 Tips to Maximize Your Networking

Whether you’re looking for a new job or not, networking is a vital skill that you should be continually developing. As much as you might wish it to be different, your own skills and expertise at your job aren’t always enough. Often, it’s exactly like that saying: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you […]

Is Your Job Worth Quitting?

When all is said and done, the decision to walk away from an awful job is yours and yours alone. Below are a few important things to consider before you cut the umbilical cord. Have You Reached Your Potential Here? If you’ve genuinely done your best at your current job, frequently going above and beyond […]

Your Guide to Making a Cross-Industry Move

When browsing through job descriptions, it’s easy to get the impression that many fields are incredibly siloed. Finance organizations all seem to want finance experience, while the technology sector seeks candidates from similar technology companies. It begins to look a bit like competing companies are just shuffling talent around between one another – and in […]

Beef Up Your Networking Skills

Cultivating your network is one of the most effective ways to get your foot in the door when other methods seem to get you nowhere. Online and Off The key to a successful job search is diversification, which means pursuing multiple avenues in order to land interviews. When you set out to build your network, […]

What Hiring Managers Wish Job Seekers Already Knew

Getting hired is the result of give and take between a candidate and employer when they reach a decision that they are the right fit for each other. “You’re hired.” Those are the words you’re hoping to hear at the end of the interview process. You’ve read all the advice from friends and self-help books, […]

How to Create a Boring, Generic Resume

One of the most aggravating aspects of a job search is never hearing back on a posting you applied to. There is often not a way for you to get feedback on what you could do to fine tune your resume or find out why you weren’t selected for an interview. In some cases, your […]

4 Tips for Writing a Short, Focused and Impactful Resume

A resume is just a stepping stone to an interview, not an all-inclusive record of your career. With that in mind, here are a few easy tips to keep your resume short, sweet and successful. Less is more. Many professional resume writers will attest to this: it’s much easier to write a long resume than […]