[credit provider=”Adam Nash” url=”http://blog.adamnash.com/”] Striving to be the best you can be in the workplace should always top your list of professional goals.Whether you’re just beginning your career or you’ve been working at it for a while, being a stand-out employee is something you should never lose sight of.
[credit provider=”ppcv via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/popularesvalencianos/7697410910/”] On the job search, it can be difficult to determine good job opportunities from the bad ones–especially when limited information is available.So how can you recognise a good job offer or job posting from a bad one? Here’s what several experts had to say:
[credit provider=”carideeenglish via Instagram” url=”http://instagram.com/p/SMmE30RZyD/”] The job search is a challenge unlike any other when it comes down to the variety of emotions and experiences you are faced with.While relatively wholesome in nature, a challenging job search–on its hardest day–can knock even the most confident and sane individual off their feet.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider.com”] According to The Wall Street Journal, recruiters spend an average of 9.5 hours screening resumes and applicants for a single job opening. Even then, there’s no guarantee the person is right for the job, especially when certain interview styles raise some red flags.With tight competition comes the […]
[credit provider=”Instagram/kristaemiliah” url=”http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/358692389604323019_262340026″] TheLadders, an online job-matching service, recently released its results from a survey of its nearly 5 million members. The survey reveals some attitudes and concerns facing job seekers in December, which is typically a tough month to land interviews.Amanda Augustine, job search expert for TheLadders, drew upon the […]
As we all know, writing a great cover letter that will get a hiring manager’s attention is no small feat. The best cover letters are customised for each and every unique job and company. This can be time consuming but is a super successful technique for getting your cover letter […]
[credit provider=”Instagram/zyazgonul” url=”http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/346283222387761208_12331639″] Many job seekers face this dilemma: take a seasonal job in hopes that it will lead to something permanent, or continue searching for a full-time job during the holidays?So how does seasonal employment really affect your career and job search?
[credit provider=”reecekeenan/statigr.am” url=”http://statigr.am/p/344925509727937278_50824983″] The job interview might be the only thing left between you and the position of your dreams. Even when you’re the most qualified candidate with references galore, a poor interview performance can leave a lousy impression on a potential employer.Yet, you can avoid nearly all interview mishaps […]
By Josh Tolan
It’s almost a new year. With that new year, many people are looking at what strategies will help them land that new, dream job. But don’t be fooled by the holiday hubbub and pause your job search — hiring managers are absolutely still working and looking for new talent during […]
[credit provider=”markusreuter via Instagram” url=”http://instagram.com/p/SYam8ZiU8Y/”] It’s easy for a job seeker to immediately be afflicted with a case of blurred vision once receiving a job offer. While you may feel like you’re crossing the finish line of very long race, it’s important to realise there’s still work to be done.Rather […]
Many job seekers are overlooking the importance of online networking skills during their job search. Networking isn’t just about clicking the “follow” or “connect” button. A beneficial networking relationship is born out of a strong interest in gaining valuable information and feedback from someone you consider to be important in […]
Every fall, hordes of students grab their bookbags, their pens and pencils, and their (overpriced) textbooks and get ready to head back to school. Will you be one of them?
[credit provider=”merfam via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/merfam/3982162750/in/photostream”] So you impressed HR with your resume and landed an interview with the hiring manager and a few select employees. You met with the group, and you’re so confident in your performance that you’d be surprised if the company doesn’t erect statues depicting your […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/orphanjones” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/orphanjones/2337321593/”] We are becoming accustomed to the convenience of responding to emails on our smart phones, but we need to ping ourselves with one constant reminder: it is still an email, not a text message. Since email is the primary form of communication for a large majority of […]
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Recently the HBO epic fantasy series Game of Thrones closed out its wildly popular second season. You might not think there’s much to learn from a show with shapeshifters, medieval battles, and dragons.