For Job Seekers

Tips for Older Job Seekers

When faced with a career change, layoff, or some other type of upset to your professional life, your age may seem like the greatest obstacle to your success. However, it is important to keep a positive mindset during such a difficult time. There are plenty of reasons why an older candidate would be a great …

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How to Get Ready for Your Next Job

Are you thinking about what the next step is in your career path? Maybe you have been in your current position for some time, are looking towards a promotion, or thinking of switching careers all together. Whatever step is next, the time has come for you to stop thinking about it and be ready to …

What is Your Biggest Weakness?

You’ve been in an interview for about an hour. Questions about your work history, education and expectations have been discussed. You are feeling great and can sense the interview coming to a close, when the direction of the discussion changes and you are asked one last question, “What would you consider your greatest weakness?” This …

How To Handle Getting Rejected From A Job

You’ve spent countless hours preparing resumes, submitting job applications, and sitting through numerous interviews. As you made it past each step of the job hunting process, your confidence grew and grew, that is until you get the call that you’ve been rejected from a job. Receiving a call like this can put a dent in …

Getting Back Into The Workforce After Being Unemployed

Finding employment after being let go from a job can be quite difficult. Periods of unemployment can often raise red flags by hiring managers. If you are meeting with a potential employer for the first time or taking part in an in-person interview, these employment gaps will be brought up at some point. So how …

Things To Do This Weekend To Help Your Job Search

It’s Friday afternoon; the end of the week is near, and you’re gearing up for the weekend. Will you be relaxing by the pool? Watching the game on TV at a friend’s house? While these all sound like great plans, have you ever thought about how you could use the weekend to get ahead of …

What Recruiters Do

So you are looking for a job. You have spent countless hours on job search sites looking at what kind of work is out there, and have submitted numerous resumes to be considered for various positions. No matter what you have done, it seems like it takes forever to get a call back from someone …

Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search

Social media is used today by many to keep in touch with friends, family, and acquaintances. It is also used to form new relationships and bring together people who might have similar interests, but the networking power of social media is often overlooked when it comes to utilizing it for your job search. With so …

How to Prepare for an Interview

If you think fine tuning your resume and making a good first impression on paper is enough to get you hired, think again. A good 45 minutes to an hour still stand between you and that job you have been thinking about. Yes you must still make it through the job interview. Sure, being able …