Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

Avoid Using These 4 References During Your Job Search

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Solid references are a critical aspect of a job search. Be selective when creating your list. After all, when you ask someone to be a reference, you expect them to help you seal the deal — not take you out of the running! Do not underestimate the impact negative feedback can have on your chances of getting Read more »

Keeping Employees Safe as the Summer Continues to Heats Up

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Summer may be winding down, but temperatures are continuing to rise. Sweltering heat typically is not a major issue for employees sitting in an air conditioned office all day. However, if your line of work calls for your team to be outside, it is your duty as an employer to take precautions to keep them safe. Read more »

How Soon is “Too Soon” to Follow-Up After an Interview

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After successfully completing a job interview, you probably thought the hardest part of the process was over, right? Unfortunately, waiting to hear whether or not you have been selected can be far more trying. After all, it’s only natural to be anxious when the future of your career is at stake! Time can move pretty slowly Read more »

4 Phrases to Avoid on Your Resume

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Your resume has the sole power to make or break your chances of getting a job. If it is well-written and convinces the hiring manager you are a great contender, you will score an interview – otherwise you won’t. It’s that simple. Resumes should be thorough yet concise, easy to scan and very impactful. Make every Read more »

Should You Include Temp Work on Your Resume?

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Working as a temporary or contract worker is a wonderful learning experience! It is a great way to broaden your skill-set in a short period of time and learn more about type of company culture you prefer. Plus, some industries rely heavily on temporary and contract workers, simply due to the nature of the projects Read more »

4 Ways to Incorporate Volunteer Work into Your Resume

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While you don’t get paid for volunteer work, you’re still learning! Volunteering can be especially useful if you are a recent graduate or trying to change career paths. It provides the opportunity to network, and (depending on the type of work) could allow you to gain experience helpful to finding your next job. It can be extremely beneficial to include Read more »

Is Social Media Replacing The Traditional Resume?

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It wasn’t long ago when social media was simply a way to keep in touch with friends and family. Overtime, it evolved into much more – even into professional environments. These days, it’s everywhere! Recruiters and hiring managers are now using social media as a way to source and gain a three-dimensional prospective on potential Read more »

Tips on Customizing Your Resume for a Specific Job Opportunity

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If you have applied to countless jobs, but are still hearing crickets, your resume could be to blame. In the past, it was perfectly acceptable to use the same generic resume to apply for every open position, but that is no longer the case. These days, hiring managers often receive hundreds of applications for each Read more »

3 Ways to Recover After Being Laid Off from a Job

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No one enjoys being laid off. Whether you saw it coming or were completely blindsided, it is never a pleasant experience to be forced to leave a job you enjoyed and to start over. While you are probably feeling a bummed and a bit scared about what the future has in store for you, it Read more »

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