A lot of job seekers view their resume as simply a chronological listing of their work experience. They list all the responsibilities of each position–but their resume could be much stronger if they took a different approach. Think of your resume as a marketing document. You want to make your experience as attractive as possibleContinue reading “Resume Makeover: What Have You Accomplished?”
Photo: Bich Tran, pexels.com It’s almost February…how are your New Year’s resolutions going? If you are like most of us, you’ve probably already given up on quite a few of them. Don’t worry, it happens! I sometimes like to take a more segmented approach to my goals. Monthly goals seem easier to tackle than aContinue reading “13 Career Goals To Tackle In 2022”
Employers often want a few professional references from you during the interview process. As you interview for jobs, you’ll want to gather your list of references to have them ready. But there are a few things to consider as you do this. What are references? Employers will want to hear from others who have workedContinue reading “3 Rules of Job References”
When preparing for a job interview you need to develop some stories that provide examples of your abilities. One of the easiest ways to do this is to use the STAR Method.
You’ve heard that you need to show enthusiasm in a job interview, right? Well, it’s true! But if you’re an introvert, or not a high-energy person, how do you do it? And how do you make it seem natural, without going overboard? As an introvert myself, I’ve discovered there are easy ways to bump upContinue reading “How To Show Enthusiasm In A Job Interview”
Have you struggled with how to answer “Tell me about yourself” in a job interview? It is one of the most common interview questions, and it causes many job seekers to stumble when answering it.
Photo: Bruce Mars | unsplash.com Job interviews strike fear in most of us, but a little preparation can help your meeting with an employer go well. Of course you need to remember the basics: arrive early, leave your cell phone in the car, dress professionally, and research the company and position as much as possibleContinue reading “3 Incredibly Easy Steps To Ensure You Ace Your Next Job Interview!”
As with most things in life, you will most likely experience set-backs and rejections in your job search. But don’t despair.
Photo: Prateek Katyal | Unsplash.com Are you happy in your current job? If not, you’re not alone! Research shows that more than half of employees in the U.S. (51%) are either already looking for a new job or considering it. If you are ready to explore new career opportunities, there are many things to consider…primarily what doContinue reading “5 Strategic Ways to Kick Off A Successful Job Search”
Photo: Christina Morillo | Pexels.com Some people assume only students or new grads should go on informational interviews, but it can be a worthwhile endeavor for other job seekers as well. Career changers will especially find it useful. What It Is The purpose of an informational interview is to learn more about an industry orContinue reading “Master the Art of the Informational Interview”