Why You Need an Elevator Pitch for Your Job Search

Do you need an elevator pitch as a job seeker? What is one anyway? In short, an elevator pitch is a quick 30-second summary of who you are and what you do. Imagine you’re on an elevator with a potential employer. What would you tell them in the first 30 seconds so they’ll be interested… Read more »

Budgeting Your Time for A More Productive Day

Can your day be even more productive than it is now? Whether you’re fully dedicated to your job or falling into a procrastination habit, you can always make your day more productive. Staying organized, keeping on top of tasks, and more can help you get there, but are there more things you can be doing?… Read more »

How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Attractive to Recruiters

Do you ignore LinkedIn? This could be a big mistake in your job search and your career development. LinkedIn is the premier professional networking website, and recruiters, as well as employers, use it to find top talent. If you’re not on board, you could be left out. How can you improve your LinkedIn profile to… Read more »

Leveraging Job Rejection

Everyone’s had the experience. You apply for a job you think will be perfect and don’t get it. The disappointment is real, but it isn’t insurmountable. What you do after you’ve faced job rejection is what’s most important. How can you make the most of being turned down for a job you really wanted? Here… Read more »

When You Want the Job, but Lack Experience

What happens when you see a job you’d love but don’t think you have quite the experience the company is looking for? Should you even apply? While many people believe that you should say no, there is a school of thought that says you should just go for it. However, the process by which you… Read more »

10 Easy Resolutions for job Seekers

Are you looking ahead to the new year with 2020 vision? There’s no better time than January to make your job search resolutions. If you want to find a new job, changing your approach might be the best solution. Here are ten new habits every job seeker should make in 2020. Build Your Personal Network… Read more »

After The Interview- Why You Should Thank The Recruiter

Here we are in November, a month that’s synonymous with gratitude. With Thanksgiving happening on the fourth Thursday of the month every year, we often spend much of our time thinking about how thankfulness impacts us. But gratitude is something to practice every day, all year long. And one way to do that is to… Read more »

Leverage Yourself To Stand Out At Your Next Interview

Competition for jobs is always fierce. You need much more than just a polished resume. But communicating well and making the best case for yourself as the top candidates can take you a long way. If you want to leverage your own experience and stand out at your next interview, here are some ways you… Read more »

5 Ways to Stand Out From Your Competitors

Interviewing for a job is a competition. By the time you make the cut, you’ll be vying for the open position with up to 5 people, maybe more. So how can you stand out from the pack and make the best impression with the hiring managers to warrant a callback? There are a few simple… Read more »

What Do I Do If I Have Gaps in My Resume?

When the job market is volatile, many qualified candidates are experiencing job gaps that might be difficult to explain. Through no fault of your own, you may have been laid off or a company could have closed out from under you. Until very recently, new jobs were harder to find and having a gap made… Read more »