Job Search on Hold During The Holidays? A Big No No!

We’re hearing from many of you that “no one hires over the holidays” and “I’m not going to do any job searching in December – you know, because of the holidays.” Don’t believe the myth that companies are not interviewing and hiring over the holidays!  Here are some sound tips for job seeking during the […]

Simple Steps to Use LinkedIn in Your Job Search

Now, you know that we are not suggesting that you forgo face-to-face networking (which has an 85% success rate) as a primary job search strategy . We are suggesting some easy tips for you to use LinkedIn as part of your job search strategy. How to Use LinkedIn To Get a Job by Kate Lopaze […]

Interview Advice: Love Work & Land Job

A recent study states that recruiters want to hear interviewees talk about how much they love their work. Enthusiastically expressing your work in terms of intrinsic value has a greater influence on recruiters than most seekers realize. [Read more] To Land a Job, Say How Much You Love the Work by Alice G. Walton   […]

Plan for a Successful Transition to a New Position

Don’t be thrown off by the title of this article, How Can I Be Impressive When I Replaced a Workaholic?. This article provides some valuable tips and to do’s when transitioning to a new position: How Can I Be Impressive When I Replaced a Workaholic?

Openings vs. Opportunities

Are you creating opportunities for yourself in your career and in your job search? Learn the difference between “openings” and “opportunities” and create more options for yourself in job search. Interview Openings? Or Interview Opportunities? by Susan Whitcomb More interviews mean more options. Too often, people in career transition pin all their hopes on just […]

Applicant Tracking Systems: Resume Tips

We’ve all heard about the resume reading robots that companies use to screen resumes. In the article below, Ross MacPherson, Founder of Career Quest, gives some valuable information on Applicant Tracking Systems. ATS Systems: 10 Things You Don’t Know We all know that ATS (Applicant Tracking Software) systems scan your MBAs’ resumes for keywords as […]

What Could Sabotage Your Interview

Now these may seem obvious – but if they are in a list of results surveyed by 850 hiring managers, we ought to pay attention: This is the No. 1 Thing That Can Sabotage Your Interview  from Simply Hired Now is a great time to be looking for a new job. Unemployment is at 4.1 […]

Say “Yes” to Those Holiday Get-Togethers

Tempted to be a holiday hermit?  Want to put your job search on “hold” for the holidays? Consider networking during the holidays the easy way: Use holiday gatherings to fire up your job search and build confidence Networking is a key part of a job search strategy by Lauren Sveen According to a recent LinkedIn […]

I Want to Introduce You To…

Templates to help you introduce yourself on the spot: 5 Ways to Introduce Yourself Perfectly in 20 Words or Less by Rebecca Okamoto “Hey Rebecca, it’s great to meet you. David speaks really highly of you. Tell me about yourself. I’ll give you 20 minutes, and after that we’ll either do business together, or we’ll […]

What to Remove from Your Resume

Want your resume to “take off”? Then follow this advice and remove these things from your resume: 5 Things to Immediately Take Off Your Resume by Kristina Rudic Applying to jobs is without a doubt one of the most stressful parts of the job search process. Whether you’re coming straight out of college or deciding […]