We know searching for a job isn’t the most exciting task, but there are some things you can do to help keep you motivated. We believe in these four cornerstones for staying excited, motivated and happy during your job search! Environment – Controlling your environment is key. This is in the
So, you’re a recent graduate and you’re staring at the blank piece of paper that should be your resume. Resumes can be tricky, but you can do it. You’ve had four years of experience working toward this degree, so “work” experience or not — you have things to write about!
How often do you network? Do you wait until you’re looking for a new job, or — eek! — when you’ve lost your job? Networking works best and is least painful when it’s a full-time gig. Not taking up all of your time, but something consistent in your life that
January is a great month for self-reflection. Taking the time to do a full self-assessment to evaluate who you are and how it relates to your career is definitely a worthwhile endeavor. Self-assessment is an important step when choosing a career, changing a career or evaluating your current career. There
Just start moving! Once you start to think about your career plan, you’re already moving in the right direction. The hardest part is always taking that first step. We understand that quite a bit goes into a well-developed career plan, however, if you start with these three things, you’re on
You may be comfortable in a great job when a better opportunity comes knocking at your door. Or you may have just started after a long job search and one of your ‘dream jobs’ finally gets back to you. No matter the situation, considering and taking a better job opportunity
Your resume is arguably the most important part of your job search. There are many different opinions about how to approach writing one, but we think most people will agree that you should avoid making these mistakes: 1. Typos It seems to go without saying, but a CareerBuilder survey in
Whether you’re preparing for an interview or just laser-focused on a particular company in your job search, research is very important. Research helps to prepare you for an interview and help you better understand if this employer is indeed a good fit for you. Here are some steps we recommend
Working hard on your job search? Job, job, job — is that all you’re thinking of? We ask you to stop. Pause for a moment and consider what you’re really looking for. Is a job going to fulfill your needs and help you achieve your goals? When you’re out there
Work fascinates me. It is such an important part of our lives but it doesn’t get the same attention that other subjects do. There are 24 hour news, sports and business channels. Wouldn’t it be interesting to have an outlet that covers the subject most of us have in common?