job search advice

Taking Charge of Your Job Search: 3 Quotes to Help You Feel Less Helpless During the Process

August 14, 2019

Looking for a new job is the worst. For many people, even thinking about the grueling cycle of applying, interviewing, and facing rejection is enough.

How Do You Decide if a Job is Right for You?

July 17, 2019

Let’s play out a scenario that happens time and time again. You’re applying for new jobs and expect that maybe only a third of them.

The Art of the Cover Letter: Tips for getting noticed and getting an interview

May 15, 2019

When people ask what I do for a living, I tell them I am a professional career coach who helps people get jobs (the inverse.

Getting in the Door: Ideas for Bypassing the Online Application Process

April 4, 2019

When it comes to the application process for a new job, a major source of frustration is the web-based application tool. Your resume is customized.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Navigating an Out-of-State Job Search

March 27, 2019

As a job candidate, you may have a surplus of reasons for seeking out-of-state employment. Perhaps you’re supporting your partner in their career growth, or.

21 Best Tips for a Successful Job Interview (Infographic)

March 26, 2019

Stressed about an upcoming interview? You’re not alone. That’s why there are so many self-help tips out there on how to rock the interview. You’ll.

How To Use LinkedIn Like A Grown-up

June 28, 2018

Graduating with your college degree should be a proud and happy time for everyone. But too often, it’s filled with anxiety over finding a job.

Career Success and Happiness

April 26, 2018

The average person spends more time working than any other activity. Unfortunately, nearly 2 out of 3 workers surveyed in the US and Canada say.

The Job Seeker’s Bill of Rights (Infographic)

April 5, 2018

When you’re desperate for a job, it’s so easy to feel less than – rejection after rejection, unanswered phone call after unanswered phone call. Be.

20 Questions, Career-Style (Infographic)

March 22, 2018

Do you remember playing a good ol’ game of 20 Questions with your crush back in middle school? The questions we were asking are probably.

Some Of The Worst Words To Use On Your Resume

March 8, 2018

The purpose of a resume is to paint the best professional picture of yourself as possible in a relatively short amount of time. When people.

Infographic: How Do I Decide On A Career Path?

March 1, 2018

This week’s blog post is brought to you by Career Savvy! If you’re feeling confused and don’t quite know where your career will take you.

Creating A Career Plan: Five Steps To Your Future (Infographic)

February 8, 2018

This week, we’re bringing you a super helpful infographic from Michael Page, a British-based recruitment business. Here are five steps to creating a career plan.

A Quick Post On Quick Fixes For Your Resume

February 1, 2018

Did you just stumble upon an opening for your dream job at your dream company? Is that job opening closing today?! Take a breather! Sending.

The Grad’s Guide To Receiving A Job Offer Before Receiving A Diploma

January 18, 2018

If you think it’s too soon to start looking for post-grad jobs if you’re graduating in May, you’re sadly mistaken! Getting started early is the.

The Simple Guide to a Simple Cover Letter

January 11, 2018

A cover letter is a one-page document that explains on a more personal level why you’re a suitable fit for any given job. While a.

Job Searching During the Holidays – Don’t Be a Scrooge!

November 30, 2017

Around this time of year, job seekers start wondering if it really makes sense to continue searching during the holidays. The answer is, yes! Here.

Some Hard Truths about Searching for a Job

August 24, 2017

“Could you take a quick look at my resume and tell me what you think?” If we had a dollar for every time we’ve been.

How to Use Facebook to Find a Job

May 4, 2017

The way employers find qualified candidates has been drastically revolutionized by the internet and social media over the past 5-7 years. Ads placed in a.

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.

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.

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%.

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.

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.