Should You Apply for a Job You Aren’t Completely Qualified For?

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Have you ever found a job opportunity that seems like the perfect fit for you? You read through the job post, and realize you are a few years off on experience or don’t have some of the required skills. Since you aren’t qualified, you decide to write it off and apply for another job that… Read more »

Top 7 Resume Mistakes To Avoid

Your resume is often the first point of contact you make with a potential employer. First impressions are vital in the job searching process. Avoid these 7 mistakes to up your chances of landing an interview. 1. Grammar Errors In this day and age, there is no reason to have grammar errors in your resume.… Read more »

3 Secrets to Beating Applicant Tracking Systems

Picture this: you spend hours making updating your resume for your dream job and upload it with a perfectly written cover letter. Then, besides an automated email, you hear nothing back.  When applying for a job online, you usually send in your resume to an applicant tracking system or ATS. These bots help companies quickly… Read more »

5 Things Recruiters Want You To Know

Recruiters spend hours a day interviewing and searching for candidates to fill a position. It’s no surprise that they have become experts in determining which skills correlate with a good fit from a bad one in a matter of seconds. So, we decided to ask our recruiters to share their top 5 things they want… Read more »

7 Tips To Landing A Job When You Lack Work Experience

Searching for a job when you lack work experience can feel like you are chasing a pipe dream. With some opportunities requiring 5+ years of experience and entry level positions needing 1-2 years, you might wonder, “How can I get hired when I need experience to gain experience?” Whether you are entering the workforce after… Read more »

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Searching And Applying For A Job

At Headway Workforce Solutions, we connect with countless job seekers, like you, searching for their next great opportunity. Many of you discover Headway while searching and applying for jobs online through job boards, social media, and community organizations.  When you submit your resume, we ensure that you are matched to an excellent company through our… Read more »

3 Job Interview Practices to Help Make You the Best Candidate

At times it feels as if landing a job is only a matter of luck – especially when you have done everything to prepare, like writing a stellar resume, having the right attitude, and practicing your interview. Additionally, hearing you are a “qualified and appreciated candidate” sounds nice, but feedback like that does not give… Read more »