Category Archives: Job Search

Things to Consider Before Applying for a Non-Profit Job

If you’re ready to leave the corporate world behind and look for a job with a non-profit, you may think it’s a great shift. But the needs of a non-profit are very different from that corporate job you’ve been working. Before you send out your resume, there are a few roadblocks that may keep you […]

5 Areas of LinkedIn Job Recruiters Use to Screen Applicants

Would it surprise you to know that social media has become an almost universally adopted hiring tool, with 92 percent of recruiters surveyed using it as part of their interview and hiring process?   Of the various social media, LinkedIn comes out on top with 87 percent of recruiters using Linkedin.  Fifty-five percent are using Facebook, and 47 percent are using Twitter. […]

Remove the Stress From Job Hunting

Hunting for the perfect job for an individual requires time, effort and knowledge. Sometimes we get stressed with the amount of time and effort involved with the process of job hunting.  Has this ever happened to you? Steps to Remove the Stress For stress-free job-hunting, every individual must first consider the following pointers before starting […]

Is It Time to Rejoin the Workforce?

A job search can be an overwhelming task for anyone, but it’s especially intimidating for those who haven’t worked outside their homes in years. Some of the issues you may be worrying about include lacking the latest skills, competing against candidates with current experience, and learning the politics of interviewing. Does this sound like you? […]

How to Master a Phone Interview in 5 Easy Steps

It is common for employers to conduct interviews via telephone. With hundreds of candidates applying for a single job, this might sound intimidating.  Don’t panic, We’ve got your back! These 5 tips will help you master your phone interview. 1. Prepare the same way you would for an in-person interview It’s crucial to spend just as much time prepping for […]

Top 5 Errors To Avoid While on the Job Hunt

It is easy to make an error when preparing for your job hunt.  However even little mistakes can be very costly, especially in a very competitive environment. Common misspellings aside, here are 5 common job search errors to avoid: It’s not all about you – While finding a job may seem all about you, it isn’t for […]

Have a Job Interview Obstacle? Be Strategic

What to do when you realize you’re overqualified for a job when you are in a Job Interview… You’ve applied for a few jobs and receive a call back for an interview. While you’re in the interview you quickly realize you are overqualified for the position being offered. What do you do? Most people cut the interview […]

Are You Neglecting Your Network of Professional Contacts?

Active job-hunters know social networking sites can be some of the best tools for finding employment because it is easy to network with other professionals, friends, family, co-workers and new contacts.  But if you are happy in your job, you forget to continue to update your LinkedIn profile with new accomplishments and connect with new […]

Is the Grass Really Greener on the other side?

How to Job Seek Out of Your Industry…   Are you dreaming of another career? Maybe a move into a high-tech industry, healthcare or oil and gas would make you happier. At times a complete industry switch is necessary. A shocking statistic from a recent Yahoo! Finance article stated almost 60 percent of Americans would choose a […]

3 Secrets to the Hidden Job Market…

If you are out there searching for a job, you know how frustrating it is when many job openings are never advertised online. The hidden job market is no myth. How do youuncover the secret job openings? Where Would Do You Want to Work? Target companies you are most interested in working for. Apply for their internal job boards and add each company’s […]

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