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When it comes to accepting a new job, it’s important to be absolutely sure it’s the right opportunity for you.

March 2020

How to Write the Perfect Thank-You Note

It might sound simple, but sending a thank-you note after an interview is an important step that candidates often neglect. A thank-you note is essential for leaving your potential employer with a positive impression and it can help you to stand out from your competition. Below are 4 of our best tips on writing the perfect thank-you note: Add Specifics It’s important to avoid making your thank-you note too generic. Language that seems too general could raise suspicion that it’s been...

4 Tips for Using Glassdoor for Research before an Interview

According to Glassdoor, 2 out of 3 employees say they’ve found a new job to be different than the expectations set during interviews. Luckily, Glassdoor has created a platform in order to inform and prepare employees for their experience at a new company. Below are 3 tips for using Glassdoor during your job search to research the best companies who are actively hiring. Read Employee Reviews Glassdoor can be an extremely valuable tool when it comes to evaluating what it might...

February 2020

4 Tips for Protecting Your Personal Info During Your Job Search

Protecting your personal information is an increasing concern in today’s technology-driven job market. Information can be found and shared at alarming speeds, and with a rise in activity on job boards, there is also a rise in employment scams. However, there are some measures that can be taken in order to ensure you keep your private information under lock and key. Below are 4 tips on how to keep your personal information safe as you carry out your job...

4 Ways to Identify a Toxic Workplace Before You Accept an Offer

A toxic work environment can make doing your job difficult and can take a serious toll on your wellbeing. It’s usually easy to know a toxic environment when you’re in one, but how can you spot a toxic workplace before you accept a job offer? It may be a little more difficult to identify, but there are a few red flags that can signal for you to think twice. Below are 4 ways to identify a toxic workplace before...

January 2020

4 Ways to Compensate for Lacking Experience for a Job

There are currently a record 7.8 million open jobs, and only 6 million workers looking to fill them. This means companies are having a harder time finding experienced employees to fill their jobs. If you find that your experience doesn’t measure up to the requirements of a certain role, you may still qualify for the job in other ways. Many employers have needed to compromise on experience and hire people with other valuable skills instead. Tech Skills & Certifications A great...

Why You Should Look for a Job in January

If your job search was stalled over the holidays, you may be in luck. An increase in hiring activity each January makes it the perfect month to find a new job. According to data from LinkedIn, January is the most popular month to make a job change. The data indicates that in January 2018, there were about 75% more job changes than any other month. Many employers know this and they tend to post many more jobs. Companies Have New...

December 2019

How to Calm Your Nerves Before an Interview

Interviews can be extremely stressful and experiencing nervousness during an interview is completely normal. However, you don’t want to let your nerves get in the way of making the best possible impression. Below are 3 ways you can prepare for your interview in order to calm your nerves and perform at your best. Do Your Research One of the best ways to feel more confident during an interview is to be well prepared. This includes doing a fair amount of research....

October 2019

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4 Questions to Evaluate the Commute of Your Next Job

When it comes to accepting a new job, it’s important to be absolutely sure it’s the right opportunity for you. Your potential commute is one important factor that should not be overlooked. Below are 4 questions you should ask yourself in order to evaluate the commute of your next potential job. How will you get there? It’s important to plan carefully and explore all of your options to find the best way to reach your new job in order to be...

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3 Tips for Handling Gaps on Your Resume

According to a survey done by Monster.com, over half of fully employed Americans have experienced unemployment or career gaps in their lifetime. Gaps in employment lasting from 6 months to 1 year are generally a red flag when it comes to reviewing candidates for a job. However, there are a few steps you can take to make employment gaps seem less daunting. Below are 3 tips for how to handle gaps on your resume. Explain Layoffs with Honesty If an interviewer...

5 Tricky Interview Questions that could Sink Your Interview

5 Tricky Interview Questions that could Sink Your Interview

Some common interview questions are more difficult to answer than others. It’s always important to be prepared so that you’re not caught off guard during your interview. We’ve selected 5 of the trickiest interview questions that could sink your interview if answered the wrong way. Read on to learn the right ways to answer these tricky questions. 1. Why did you leave your last job? (Why have you switched jobs in the past?) An interviewer might ask this question to find...

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