This is the question that is on the mind of 90% of the prospective clients who reach out to us for our expert resume writing help. Maybe you have been offered a job that you know isn't quite right. Should you take it? Should you hold out? Maybe you don't have a job in mind yet,
Job searching can feel like a never-ending quest. The seemingly unending polish of your resume and cover letter, and relentless searching for position postings that match most (if not all) of your career must-haves. It can be exasperating to not hear back from the companies you originally thought would call you within minutes of your
It's Wednesday morning. Most of your friends are well into their workday, slugging down their fourth 'get-me-through-another-meeting' coffee, laughing at the boss' latest lame attempt at a joke. But not you. Not today. Today, you're headed to an interview. If you are like most people, you're thinking of 50 ways to shade the interaction to
People change jobs often throughout life. The average person born in the latter years of the baby boom (1957-1964) held 11.7 jobs from age 18 to age 48, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. While there are different methods used when attempting to find a job, gaining new employment when you are already employed may
It’s been said the most stressful endeavors in life are getting a divorce, buying a house, and having a baby. Anyone currently in the job market would add “looking for a job” to that list, and would probably put it at the top. The job search requires you to get confident and put yourself out
So you've finally been called to interview for that job you're dying to get. Or maybe you have an informational interview lined up or will be attending a networking event next week. You've researched the industry, the company, confirmed that your references will provide glowing recommendations, and prepared a list of questions you'll ask when given the
Are your job references holding you back or helping you in your job search? Do you know when to submit your job references? Do you know what to avoid and what to do when it comes to your references? Who should you ask to serve as references for you? Are some people better than others?
"Google it"! How often have you heard that? Whether it's to do some research, find directions, check show times or settle a bet, you've probably used the "googlelator" to find information about one thing or another. But have you ever used Google for assistance with your job search? If so, you know how much help
An infographic of when and how you might want to use (or NOT use) a functional resume format in your job search.
Okay, so it's job search time. It's possible that you're between jobs. You might be looking to change employers. Maybe you're even contemplating switching careers. Perhaps you're excited for the challenge. Or not. Regardless, you know that any serious job search requires planning, time, and work. And a list, of course. In fact, you can't
Networking throughout your career is essential, and no more so than when you are job searching. The exact percentage varies depending on the source, survey after survey shows that the vast majority of newly employed individuals found their new job via word of mouth and networking. The simple facts are: if you are serious about
Searching for a new job in times when it seems nobody is hiring can be very difficult. In this video, Michelle explains some job search tactics that will help you get hired fast even when jobs are scarce.
What came first, the chicken or the egg? It seems like a silly question, no? What if, however, we were to change it up a bit to, let's say: What comes first, the job or job experience? Now it has resonance, doesn't it? How can you land a job requiring experience if no one will hire you