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 »

Want the Job? Make Yourself Accessible

Hiring managers have a very difficult job. They post an open position and hundreds of candidates may answer. Going through those resumes, the hiring manager needs to narrow down the field to a manageable number to call and discuss the job. Only a few of those will be invited for a face-to-face interview. Because of… Read more »

How to Overcome Pre-Interview Stress

There is really no way around it: searching for a job is stressful. The interview process is probably the most challenging aspect of the job hunt. There are many tried and true techniques to reduce your sense of panic over the first meeting with a new company. Here are several methods that you can use… Read more »

How to Lose an Employers Interest Immediately

No matter what you want to believe, you are never the only candidate a company is considering for an open position. If you go in to interview you need to put your best foot forward and be professional at every step. Only then will you will have a good shot at the jobs. However, there… Read more »

Online Preparations for your Job Interview

Preparing for your interview starts long before you put on your navy blue suit and drive to the company to nervously meet with the hiring manager. To make the best first impression, start before the first impression even happens. Today’s social media rich world can give job seekers an advantage if they learn how to… Read more »

How to Transition from Freelance to Full Time

While the job market faced uncertainty for the last several years many job seekers turned to freelance work to help supplement their living. Now as things are beginning to improve, what is the best way to transition back into the market as a full time employee? Here are several tips to help you along the… Read more »

Your resume: Focus on results not daily tasks

Writing a resume is an art form. Employers do not want to see a list of your skills or the tasks you’ve performed on a daily basis. Today’s resume needs to provide more information. Focus your resume on the results of your job functions rather than daily tasks and your background will be more attractive… Read more »

Is Your Networking Helping or Hurting Your Career?

Everyone understands that networking is a valuable tool when it comes to advancing your career. However, there is a right and a wrong way to go about it. Don’t let bad networking hurt your chance at another rung on the corporate ladder or the ability to meet people who could help you along the way. … Read more »

Spleling Cuonts: 3 Ways to prevent typos and grammar mistakes from costing you job offers.

From a young age, we were taught to dot our i’s and cross our t’s. Yet, as adults, checking our work for typos and basic grammar is far from the highest priority. While it might not be your highest priority, grammar and spelling are essential parts of your job search. Hiring managers may see several… Read more »