Holiday Job Search Tips

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Holiday job search got you down? Use this time to get a jump on your job hunt. January is the toughest, most competitive and most crowded for the job market according to Susan P. Joyce, publisher of Job-Hunt.org. The new-year rush is caused by so many job hunters who don’t look for jobs in December. Since recruiting and… Read more »

5 Effective Job Search Strategies for Young Professionals

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Once upon a time job searching meant going door to door filling out applications. That is no longer the case. Today, there limitless websites, apps, forums, and recruiters to provide job listings. Simply search for jobs in Google, and you’re likely to find tens of thousands of job listings all over the country. There are… Read more »

Stand out in 2017

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Trying to stand out in a sea of applicants can be intimidating, but it doesn’t make it impossible. There are a few ways you can rise above the rest and make sure you are more than just a name on a page in a stack of 6000. 1. Apply Too often candidates get intimidated by… Read more »

5 Job Search Strategies For College Grads

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It is that time of year again when papers, finals, and frat parties quickly turn into paychecks, meetings, and deadlines. The job market is tough for college graduates because the field is wider, the competition is steeper, and the requirements are tougher than they ever have been. Not to mention college graduates are high on… Read more »

Make Your Cover Letter and Resume Mobile Friendly

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Not so long ago, the requirements for your resume included paper, ink, and hand delivery. Today, your resume should be ready to link, download, and share. A mobile friendly resume makes it easy for employers to view your resume on the go. The difference between a resume you can read on your phone and one… Read more »

Develop Your Personal Marketing Strategy

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A personal marketing plan can take a typical job search and put it on steroids. Those who have taken the time to develop a personal marketing plan have a strategy to get themselves noticed and wanted by employers and recruiters. A personal marketing plan is an outline of what you want to accomplish and how… Read more »

Stand out in 2016

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Trying to stand out in a sea of applicants can be intimidating, but it doesn’t make it impossible. There are a few ways you can rise above the rest and make sure you are more than just a name on a page in a stack of 6000. 1. Apply Too often candidates get intimidated by… Read more »

6 Social Media Job Search Tips

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Social media is no longer simply a way to reconnect with friends from high school and share holiday photos. It is a crucial tool to advance your career. Networking has always been important, but today it has a completely new technological level. Social media platforms are plentiful and some are more effective in a job… Read more »

4 Steps to Mobile Job Search Success

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Remember the days when you carried paper maps in your car and went to the library for research? Yeah, neither do we. The mobile generation is a time of immediate, on-demand access to just about anything. Nearly everything we do starts with a smartphone. Hungry? Look up a recipe or find a restaurant. Bored? Find… Read more »

Job Interview Checklist

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You saw the job posting, you submitted your resume, you waited by the phone, and finally the day is here. The interview. The time when you get to dress up and sit in a room while being drilled about your job history, your education, your work ethic, and your overall character as a human being…. Read more »