Make a Lasting Impression: Connect With an Interviewer

Standing out in an interview has never been more important. However, considering how many candidates a recruiter speaks with each day, the odds of making a lasting impression on your interviewer are slim. If you can find a way to connect with your interviewer, you give yourself the best chance to stand out among the Read more »

How Technology Has Changed the Job Hunt

New grads are entering a digital job search process. With some companies operating completely remotely, it’s not uncommon for employers to not even meet their new hires in person before bringing them onboard. Through cloud sharing of information and virtual interviews, modern job seekers can apply to hundreds of jobs per week while maintaining a Read more »

Listing References: Who You Should Pick

The right professional reference can make or break a job hunt. While great professional references may not sway a hiring manager’s opinion too much, a bad or ill-informed reference can erase your otherwise perfect candidacy for that light industrial job in Nashville you were fighting after. Choosing the right reference takes careful consideration and involvement Read more »

The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid During Your Next Interview

Every interview is important as each is a chance to grow your network, make an impression, and – ideally – find and secure the right job for you. There are dozens of articles out there that offer up the “best” advice on how to WOW your interviewer, and some contradict each other or offer irrelevant, Read more »

How to Highlight Temporary Work Experience on Your Resume

There are a number of benefits of temporary work experience. The ability to adapt quickly and learn new skills is part of why recruiters prefer temporary work experience in some cases. However, with temporary work come certain complications that can lead recruiters to choose other candidates because of the lack of clarity and consistency on Read more »

How to Sharpen Your Problem-Solving Abilities

Problems are going to arise in the office, it’s inevitable. As a manager, it is your job to remediate these issues before things get out of hand. Whether it’s personnel issues or a puzzle you can’t quite solve in your current project, finding a solution to workplace problems that is quick and effective is paramount. Read more »

Why Employers Look for Contingent Work Experience

Don’t spend another second diminishing your contingent work experience. For years, laborers have been breaking the mold that was cast over a century ago and redefining what a valuable employee looks like. As the business world continues to evolve, candidates with a wide array of skills and abilities are becoming increasingly valuable. Proudly display your Read more »

Dress (Your Resume) for the Job You Want!

A loud and embellished outfit, on a man or a woman, can give off the wrong impression in an interview – you’re seeking attention, you’re vain, you’re overcompensating, you’re distracting. However, an understated, professional clothing choice, on any candidate, sends the best possible message: You have pride, you’re responsible, you’re dedicated, and you came here Read more »

Is Giving Two Weeks’ Notice Necessary?

There is a notion that the standard two weeks’ notice is obsolete. This is most certainly NOT the case. Just because the business world is changing doesn’t mean every change is for the better. Giving your two weeks’ notice is not only the right thing to do; it’s the more lucrative option as well. Consider Read more »

4 Morning Habits of Successful Employees

Your mornings set the tone for the rest of your day. So it’s no surprise that there is a correlation between success and a robust morning routine. The world’s leading innovators take advantage of the time when everyone else is groggy or still sleeping to seize the day from the start to set the tone Read more »