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The hiring process can be very time-consuming, so many employers screen candidates with a first-round phone interview. Much shorter than an in-person interview, those conducted on the phone are a quick way to separate solid contenders from those who just won’t cut it. Many people make the mistake of taking a phone interview too casually…. Read more »

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First things first, Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe 2017 has arrived already, but now that it’s here, you need to hit the ground running in your quest for a new job. Whether you vowed to finally start looking for new opportunities in January or are continuing what you started back in 2016, this… Read more »

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You’ve finally landed a new job and you couldn’t be more excited; congratulations are in order! All your hard work paid off and now you’re about to begin the next chapter in your career. Starting a new job is always nerve-wracking, so you’re probably feeling a bit anxious, but relax, this is completely normal. Ease… Read more »

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When it comes to your resume, presentation is everything. You’re preparing to kick off a new job search — and that’s very exciting! Get off to a great start by choosing the best resume format for your specific needs and career goals to increase your chances of finding a great new job as quickly as… Read more »

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You’ve finally graduated and now you’re ready to enter the workforce! The prospect of scoring your first “real job” is incredibly exciting, but your enthusiasm may be starting to dwindle if your search keeps coming up short due to your lack of experience. It seems like every employer is only interested in candidates with experience,… Read more »

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Some temporary jobs have a clear end date in sight, but others have the opportunity to extend as far into the future as you can see. If you’re hoping to be offered a full-time job at the end of your temporary assignment, there’s a very real possibility you can make this happen. If you want… Read more »

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Technology has transformed the entire job search process. Buying a newspaper to search the classifieds for openings and dropping a hard copy of your resume in the mailbox are practices of the past, since everything can now be done online. These days, computers aren’t even a necessity to find work, as the process can be… Read more »

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If you’re searching for a way to earn a paycheck without the commitment of regular employment, a seasonal job is your answer. Many employers hire seasonal workers year-round, to help fill the gaps when employees are on vacation or to handle an influx in demand during busy periods. Since the holiday season is almost here,… Read more »

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You want to find an exciting new career opportunity, so does every other job seeker out there. Hiring managers often receive dozens of resumes for posted positions, and after a while, most start to blend together. If you want to stand out from the crowd, add color to your standard, boring resume. Use these three… Read more »

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The time following a job interview can be excruciating, as you keep vigil by your phone waiting for a call back. How do you keep in touch and follow up appropriately with a prospective employer, without appearing desperate or looking like a stalker? For starters, don’t panic. If you interviewed early in the process, you… Read more »