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10 Tips for Having Targeted Employers in Your Job Search

When you are looking for a company to start or change your career, you want to choose wisely. You want to find an employer that is a good fit for you. Below are ten tips to identifying targeted employers in your job search: Choose geographic locations where you want to work. Do you want to [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on 10 Tips for Having Targeted Employers in Your Job Search

Tips and Tricks for Using Google in Your Job Search

When you are searching for a job online you want to have everything in your toolbox that will be needed to conduct an effective search. Since Google is the dominant search engine people use, it makes sense to learn some tricks for using Google in your job search. Google alerts can help you setup frequently [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on Tips and Tricks for Using Google in Your Job Search

The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking at a Job Fair

Job fairs can be intimidating. But if you are well prepared for what to do then it will go smoothly. Here are some tips of what you should and shouldn’t do when you’re networking at a job fair. Do’s: Research the companies you know will be at the job fair. They usually provide a list [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search, Networking, Recruiters|Comments Off on The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking at a Job Fair

Essential Tips for Landing a Job After Being Self Employed

Although it can be challenging to find a job after being self-employed, it is not impossible. Unfortunately, it can be harder to find a job when you have been self-employed, as employers will worry if you will be able to take direction from a “boss.” However, if you know the ways to tailor your search, [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on Essential Tips for Landing a Job After Being Self Employed

How to Make Your Ideal Job Search Strategy in 2016

It is a new year, with new aspirations. It’s time to make 2016 a spectacular year and with that comes the thought of finding a better job. So, if you want to change things up with your job, then a strategy for your job search should be made. Needs Assessment It’s important to think about [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on How to Make Your Ideal Job Search Strategy in 2016

The Interview Went Well. Why Wasn’t I Hired?

Imagine this: You get back from your interview feeling confident you did a great job and showcased your knowledge and experience really well. A week later, you get a rejection letter in the mail. This leaves you wondering what you did wrong. What could you have done better? Here are some reasons you may not [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on The Interview Went Well. Why Wasn’t I Hired?

Using #Hashtags in Your Job Search

I know you may be thinking that hashtags have no place in your job search, but they can actually help you. As an example, when you put hashtags in LinkedIn, they can be searched. Hashtags can also be searched on Twitter. You can use hashtags such as #jobsearch or use one that is a position [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|1 Comment

How to Write the Perfect Thank You Note After Your Interview

It is really important to send a thank you note after having your interview. Taking the time to do so shows you are genuinely interested in the position. Since most candidates interviewed will send a thank you note, if you don’t send one out, then you certainly won’t get the job. According to a survey [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|Blog, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Job Search|Comments Off on How to Write the Perfect Thank You Note After Your Interview

Why Goal Setting is Important to Your Career

Whether you are in what feels like a dead end job or on a career track to bigger and better opportunities, it’s important to set goals for yourself. Setting goals gives you a sense of direction so you don’t feel lost in life. You can set goals for your career and go about how to [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on Why Goal Setting is Important to Your Career

Resume Flaws that Can Make or Break Your Job Search

Your resume demonstrates your skills, experience, and capabilities of performing a job. When you have flaws in your resume, this can destroy your chances of getting called in for an interview. So, you want to be very cautious of the image your resume is portraying. It can make you appear incompetent to do the job [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Resume Flaws that Can Make or Break Your Job Search
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