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The Best and Worst Words to Use on Your Resume

It only takes a few minutes for your resume to be reviewed and either passed on or considered. This is why keywords are so important in your resume. The question is, what keywords are the best ones to use and what are the worst to use. Don’t use vague words such as team player and [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on The Best and Worst Words to Use on Your Resume

Why Your Network is Important in Landing Your Ideal Job

The key to finding that ideal job can be in your network. This is because of other people they know and what these individuals may find for you regarding career opportunities. Leveraging this huge asset can be a critical component to finding your ideal job. Here is how you can use your network: It’s the [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Blog, Job Search, Networking|Comments Off on Why Your Network is Important in Landing Your Ideal Job

Is Your Job Search Stalled? Kick Start Your Search!

You may be ready to move out of your current job and into something bigger and better. So you must begin the daunting task of searching for that new job. After some time of searching, you may not have found any leads or there is complete silence after submitting many cover letters and resumes. Is [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Blog, Career Coaching, Job Search, Networking, Social Media|Comments Off on Is Your Job Search Stalled? Kick Start Your Search!

Why Millennials are Having a Hard Time Finding a Job

Millennials are struggling to find jobs. Given the young talent they provide, you would think companies would be more than ready to be hiring them. Unfortunately that is not the case in today’s job market. Here are some of the reasons why they are having such a hard time: Unrealistic expectations: Although this may seem [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Job Search|Comments Off on Why Millennials are Having a Hard Time Finding a Job

Your Job Search: The Key is in the Follow Up

Picture this: You work really hard on sending out a lot of resumes and cover letters, all targeted to jobs you qualify for easily. Then there is nothing but silence. You don’t get a response from anyone. You think to yourself. Why? Here is the answer: You must follow up with each one. If you [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Blog, Career Development, Interviewing, Job Search, Networking|Comments Off on Your Job Search: The Key is in the Follow Up

How to Interview for a Job If You’re an Introvert

It can be nerve wracking as it is to interview for a job, but if you are an introvert it can be even more scary. Here are some tips to ease your nerves, so that you can put your best image forward. Approach the job interview as a regular conversation and reduce the pressure on [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blog, Career Coaching, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on How to Interview for a Job If You’re an Introvert

How to Use Facebook in Your Job Search

With so many people on Facebook these days, it has become a valuable source for employers to view their job candidates online. This is why it is so important for candidates to keep their profiles clean of any inappropriate photos, posts or connections. With that being said, it is a great place to conduct your [...]

By | December 26th, 2016|Blog, Career Development, Job Search, Social Media|Comments Off on How to Use Facebook in Your Job Search

Why Isn’t the Phone Ringing After I Send My Resume?

It can be frustrating when you send out resume after resume and you don’t get any calls in return. But there are reasons why this may be happening. It could be something as simple as they found a candidate that exactly met their needs and are looking no further. Another reason could be that they [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Blog, Career Coaching, Career Development, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Interviewing, Job Search, LinkedIn, Resumes|Comments Off on Why Isn’t the Phone Ringing After I Send My Resume?

Mistakes You’re Making in Your Job Search Documents

It is important to be checking your emails as you are searching for a new job. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of checking your emails for spelling and grammar. That will get your resume passed over in an instant. If you feel like you have been staring at your email or resume too long, [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Blog, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Mistakes You’re Making in Your Job Search Documents

How Social Media Can Affect Your Job Search

Many managers look at your online presence when receiving your resume and cover letter. They review your social media profiles to see what pictures you have posted and what you have written. So think twice before posting something. Is it something that you would want a prospective employer to see? If you have already posted [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|Comments Off on How Social Media Can Affect Your Job Search
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