Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

Identify and Bridge the Skills Gaps on Your Resume to Get a Job You Want

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In order to find their dream jobs, job seekers must be ideal candidates. No one is perfect, but it is possible to improve the perception recruiters and hiring managers have by tailoring your resume to the job. One aspect of this is to bridge any gaps between your own skill set and those of the Read more »

Self-Reflection Enables Job Search Success!

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Self-reflection is an important tool at any stage of your career, but it is especially critical when looking for a new job. Without it you could find yourself in a prolonged job search or an undesirable working situation. After all, if you don’t know yourself (your strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes, values and goals) how can Read more »

How Contract Work Can Help Advance Your Career

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Have you been reluctant to consider temporary assignments in the past? If so, your reservations may have caused you to miss out on a plethora of valuable career opportunities. In fact, a significant portion of our country’s workforce is made up of temporary and contract employees. According to the American Staffing Association (ASA), America’s staffing companies employ Read more »

Use This Holiday Season to Find a Job in the New Year

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Many job seekers assume that the holiday season is a bad time to begin a search, even though they hope to take on a new role in the coming year. On the contrary, the holidays are an excellent time to begin the process! If you’re considering a change, make the most of this time in Read more »

Called for a Last-Minute Interview? Consider These Tips to Prepare with 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 be amazing. After all, Read more »

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