How to Answer the Most Daunting Interview Question

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“So, tell me about yourself.” A seemingly simple, but daunting question that almost every interview starts with. How much should you share? How can you relate your experiences to the job? This is not an invitation to recite your entire life story or even to go bullet by bullet through your resume. Instead, it’s your… Read more »

The Power of Persistence

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The Importance of Persistence “Impossible is just a word people use to make themselves feel better when they give up.” Dreams are tricky. On the one hand, a dream provides a goalpost for you to direct all your effort and aspirations toward. On the other hand, achieving your dream is not typically an easy task. There’s… Read more »

Improve Your Monday Mood

Does the start of the week trigger anxiety, sadness, or overwhelming stress? According to a recent survey by Monster, 77% of Americans suffer from Monday morning blues. In fact, 76% of people start feeling the Monday morning blues on Sunday! Even if you love your job, but especially if you don’t, the Monday morning blues are… Read more »

Is Your Resume Being Ignored?

You spent hours applying to jobs but haven’t heard anything back from the hiring managers. You feel like your resume is being ignored. Here are a few reasons why your resume may have fallen to the bottom of the stack. 1. Your resume isn’t tailored Submitting the same resume to every job posting is not… Read more »

What are Soft Skills and Why are They Important?

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Did you know: employers are focusing less on job-specific knowledge, technical knowledge or extensive experience. Instead, they want good communicators, problem solvers, and team players. These are considered soft skills, or personal attributes you need to thrive in the workplace. Why are soft skills important? The National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2019 survey found that… Read more »

Job Search Myths Busted

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With over 100 applicants per job posting, it can be discouraging to think that your resume will stand out from the crowd. The job searching period can be difficult and tedious. There is so much advice out there to consider when you’re in the thick of a job search. Let’s debunk some of the most… Read more »

5 Reasons to Accept a Temporary Job Offer

Most job seekers have a negative connotation about temporary jobs. A job that doesn’t give a finite end to unemployment can seem valueless to a job seeker. Even if your end goal is to gain permanent employment, a temporary job can be a great stepping stone and can have some great benefits. Here are some serious… Read more »

3 Key Questions to Ask on Your First Day

The first day at a new job can be overwhelming. You’ve worked so hard during the interview process to convey why you were the best candidate. Now, it’s time to prove why you are the best. The best way to prove your worth and exceed your bosses expectations is to ask questions — a lot… Read more »

New Year…New Goals

Every year on January 1st, people choose a list of resolutions that they want to accomplish in the new year. As we all know, these resolutions are usually ditched by March, or sooner. If you want to make a lasting change in the new year, try to set a specific goal that is attainable. While… Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to Crushing Your Next Interview

Congratulations! You applied to a job and stood out on paper from hundreds of candidates. Now it’s time to show your future employer why you are the perfect candidate for the job. Here is your ultimate guide to curshing your next interview: Do your research Research the company and the role before the interview. Make… Read more »