Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

Called for a Last-Minute Interview? Consider These Tips to Prepare on Short Notice!

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In a perfect world, every job interview would get scheduled in advance, with at least a few days to prepare. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. What do you do if you get a call to interview in 24 hours or less? Your first instinct might be to say no, but this could Read more »

How to Get Noticed by Companies When Searching for a New Job

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Looking for a new job can be a taxing process, often requiring a great deal of time and effort. To be successful, you need to do more than simply update your resume, you need to stand out from the competition. While this is often easier said than done, the outcome is well worth the effort. Read more »

Construction Firms Are Hiring! Are You Positioning Yourself Well When Applying to Jobs?

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The summer season provides warmer weather and longer days. With that, an influx in construction jobs! If you are interested in a new gig, this is a fantastic time to make a move. As a talented professional, you have a lot to offer any employer, but you need to put your best self forward. Competition can be Read more »

Interviewing for a New Position? Here’s How to Talk About Salary — Without Being Awkward

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Changing jobs is a major life event, one that should not be decided upon carelessly. That being said, it is important to find out as much as possible, prior to accepting an offer. While it is common to use the entire interview process to inquire, learning everything from what a standard day on the job looks Read more »

Improve the Impact of Your Resume to Get More Interviews

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While a dynamic personality can captivate a room, charisma alone does not guarantee a job. Before getting an offer, candidates go through an interview process. To even get an interview, candidates must first impress the hiring manager with a compelling resume. Since your resume is often your first impression, it needs to amazing. After all, if Read more »

Putting Your Skills to Work — How to Land a Job That Fits You Perfectly

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Throughout your career, you have developed a plethora of impressive skills. However, being good at something does not always correspond to job satisfaction. If you have lost the passion you once had for your job, the new year is the perfect time to reevaluate your interests, goals and priorities and start fresh. Five Tips to Finding Your Read more »

Phrases to Remove from Your Resume to Increase its Impact

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Writing an effective resume can be a daunting task.  Unfortunately, it is a necessary part of the job search process. In order to be noticed, candidates have to get it right. Keywords can help resumes pass a recruiter or hiring manager’s initial screening – especially if done by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) – but buzzwords can Read more »

What to Do When You Are Genuinely Unhappy With Your Job

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While there are dream jobs, no job is perfect. Every role has its own challenges, and based on circumstances, some days are simply better than others. However, the bad days should not outweigh the good. If your job makes you miserable more often than not, it might be time for a change. Whether you are Read more »

Experience Matters: Find the Job that Matches Yours

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The decision to make a change and begin the next chapter of your career is a significant step, one that may feel both exciting and terrifying. The latter often stems from uncertainty. Will your next job be the right fit or an unfortunate mistake? Avoid making the wrong decision by take the time to find opportunities that fit Read more »

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