The Career Corner

How to Get Past the Resume Rejection Pile

February 9, 2017

This blog post is a continuance of “9 Reasons Your Resume Gets Rejected,” so check it out before you read further! For a recruiter, the.

9 Reasons Your Resume Gets Rejected

February 7, 2017

Even though most job-seekers qualify to perform many different jobs, they still worry about their qualifications when it comes to job openings. Of course they.

An Introvert’s Guide to Interviewing

February 2, 2017

Job interviews don’t come along very often, in fact, it often takes sending out dozens of resume submissions before you’re able to secure an interview..

It’s All in the Bag!

January 31, 2017

It goes without saying that preparation is key when you’re interviewing for a job! You’ve done your research, you’ve laid out your “dress to impress”.

Eight Things More Important for Success Than Intelligence

January 26, 2017

When it comes to academic achievement, intelligence is an important factor. In fact, we are often led to believe that the only way to succeed.

How the New LinkedIn Changes Benefit Your Job Search

January 24, 2017

LinkedIn recently launched a new look and a complete overhaul of their homepage.  Have you noticed?  The purpose of the makeover is to provide a.

Types of Job Interviewers and How to Deal With Them

January 5, 2017

What do I wear? How should I answer this question? How long will this take? Inherent questions that always bombard your brain before a job.

How Early Is Too Early for a Job Interview?

December 29, 2016

It’s finally here, the big day! You’ve perfected your resume, worked hard preparing, and now you’re showing how responsible and committed you are to this.

Want to Land a Job in Three Months?

December 14, 2016

Then you might want to look at a recent infographic via LinkedIn. Their analytics team focused on people who have successfully landed a new job.

Advice Everywhere and Still No Job!

December 4, 2016

Today, there is so much advice available online. Just do a quick Google search for job search advice and you will bring up pages and.

10 Illegal Job Interview Questions

November 28, 2016

Interviewing for a job is nerve-racking for applicants but they can also be a dangerous playground for the job interviewer, especially the inexperienced. Unwittingly, these.

All I Want for Christmas is A Job

November 18, 2016

Holidays…those weeks that drag on after Thanksgiving all the way into the New Year. It’s this time of year when job-seekers stop looking for employment..

Getting Hired in a Digital World

November 7, 2016

Social media is and will continue to be the future for job seekers and recruiters, whether we like it or not! The fact is, 94%.

15 Secrets to Writing a Great Resume

October 28, 2016

Yikes, there’s a lot of resume advice floating around out there! Some good, some not so good and we understand it has to leave you.

Employers Use Google to Find out Who You Really Are Before the Interview

October 20, 2016

So what do 80 percent of employers do before they ask you for an interview? They Google you. Does this surprise you? If you said.

Pink Resumes and Candy Wrappers

October 5, 2016

Job applicants have used everything from Vine videos to infographics to candy wrappers to replace the standard resume. Unfortunately, they’re also a great way to.

Why Words Matter in Your Job Search

September 29, 2016

The Grammarly team collected 500 active job postings, including marketing and engineering jobs, from the top 100 most profitable companies in the United States. They.

Secret Tips to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

September 19, 2016

One of the best ways to move forward with your job hunt is a LinkedIn profile. Yes, it can be pretty intimidating to put together.

The Millennial ‘Work Martyr’

September 1, 2016

Forfeiting time off from work is not uncommon—it is most common, however, among millennials. “The ‘entitled millennial’ narrative is dead wrong when it comes to.

What to Wear to A Job Interview – No Vans Allowed!

August 25, 2016

Based on how you dress, you have already made an impression on an interviewer – before you say one single word. Every company has its.

How to Impress Your Future Employer in A Job Interview [Infographic]

August 18, 2016

Before you know it, you’ll be hearing ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ (graduation music, for those unfamiliar with the actual title of the song) and then it.

Why Solopreneurs Still Need a Resume

August 11, 2016

Everyone seems to be fleeing their corporate jobs and going solo these days. Does that mean you can ditch your resume? Definitely not! Whether you’re.

Top Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

August 4, 2016

It’s not an easy task applying for a job these days. Job seekers struggle to keep up with new ways employers research and evaluate the.

What’s in an Elevator Pitch?

July 28, 2016

We’ve all heard the phrase and honestly it’s become pretty cliché, but you should still have one! What is an elevator pitch exactly? It’s a.

Four Grammar Mistakes to Avoid in Your Resume

July 21, 2016

Writing well doesn’t have to be difficult but if you’ve ever written a cover letter or resume, you understand just how hard it is to.