Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

4 Tips on Creating an Eye Catching Cover Letter


If you think a dynamic cover letter is little more than a formality, you are sorely mistaken. It is more than an extension of your resume. A cover letter is a chance to personally reach out to the hiring manager and explain why you are the best person for the job. If you are able to Read more »

Relaunching Your Job Search | New Job Search Tips for A New Year


There is no better time to make a fresh start in your career than the beginning of a new year. Now that we are a couple of weeks into 2015, it’s time to dust off your resume and put your job search in full swing! The job market is very competitive, so it’s important to Read more »

Finding the Perfect Career (With the Help of an Employment Firm)


Entering the job market and trying to find the perfect career to match your personality can be a daunting task.  From filling out questionnaires about your strengths and weaknesses to spending hours researching a wide variety of professions, you spend countless hours discovering the career that’s right for you.  Looking for work can feel very Read more »

How Can You Find Better Opportunities and Secure the Position?


Here is the situation: you have been in the same job for a while, and it’s gotten the point where it is starting to feel routine.  Your job is no longer as challenging as it once was, and you spend most days just going through the motions.  While some people love a job that doesn’t change and Read more »

Q4 is Upon Us. How Will You End the Year Strong?


The air is cooler, the leaves are changing, and the pumpkin spice lattes have hit the coffee shops.  It’s hard to believe, but as September wraps up, Q4 is upon us.  It’s time to focus on wrapping up loose ends before the busy holiday season, ensuring that you have met your professional goals, and ending Read more »

Determining if You are Overqualified for an Available Position


You have been seeking a job for a while, reading one job description after another, but nothing has captured your attention.  You finally spot a job you would love to do, though you are almost certain you could do it with your eyes closed.  Determining whether to apply for a job you may be overqualified Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Second Interview


Congratulations! Your first interview went flawlessly, and you just got a call from the company inviting you back for a second interview.  While this is great news that they are interested, you haven’t secured the job just yet.   However, by using the following tips to prepare for your next meeting, you can easily turn the Read more »

3 Ways to Stay Calm During Your First Interview


Whether you’re a seasoned job seeker or are entering the job market for the first time, the first interview with a hiring manager can be a challenging experience.  In fact for many, the job interview is the most nerve-racking part of the entire job search process.  From sweaty palms to a shaky voice to nervous Read more »

Improve Your Phone Interviews With These Tips!


At a time when you’re receiving hundreds of resumes for each position you post, phone interviews are a critical part of the hiring process.  They allow you to determine whether a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and salary needs are compatible with the position you’re offering, in a cost-effective manner. Phone interviews are the perfect way to Read more »

Ace Your Next Interview With These 4 Tips


Finally! After submitting countless resumes and cover letters, you  got a call from what could quite possibly be your dream job, and they want to interview you.  The competition is strong, but the interview is another chance to outshine the other applicants.  It’s time to pull your best interview outfit out of the closet and show Read more »

A career in construction administration and management can be (and for me has been) one of constant transition. It’s rather common that employment with a given company starts and finishes with each successive project; you’re a new hire as it’s just getting “out of the ground,” then finished and looking for a new project (and Read More…

Greg Wangler, Pentagon Construction Management Division

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