February 2nd, 2016
There’s much competition for employment and only a few chances to make an impression on a hiring manager during the job search. Crafting an excellent professional resume and cover letter is just one way you can catch an employer’s attention when job seeking, but there are many other things you can do to get your name to the top of the list. Here are three ideas to show a potential employer you are perfect for the job.
3 Best Ways to Grab an Employer’s Attention
- Exude Confidence
Employers aren’t likely to notice job applicants who are unsure of themselves and their qualifications; they are seeking candidates who put themselves out there and portray a confident image as a future employee. Showing this starts with your resume and cover letter; use strong language like, “I look forward to speaking with you soon,” rather than “I hope to hear from you.” Read the rest of this entry »
April 21st, 2015
In your job search, timing can be crucial. Sending an application and having your interview at the right time of year can determine whether you’ll get noticed. There are certain times in each industry where hiring picks up and chances of landing a new career are good; here are the 3 best times of year to job search.
3 Best Times to Job Search
- The New Year
Everyone wants a fresh start in the New Year and hiring managers are no exception. As the company settles into the new 1st quarter budget, they will be seeking new employees. The New Year is a great time to start searching for new positions, but it will be competitive so make sure you nail the interview. Read the rest of this entry »
December 31st, 2013
Happy New Year!
New Year resolutions are an annual occurrence that vary from person to person. In part one of this blog post series, we delved into the common ideal that the New Year is seen as a fresh start and an opportunity for change. In part two, we continued with our introduction of job hunting tips with more ideas to aid in finding success with your job related New Year resolutions. Today, in our third and final installation of the New Year resolutions blog post series, we wrap it up with three final tips for finding job hunting success in the New Year. Read the rest of this entry »
December 24th, 2013
New Year resolutions are not limited to losing those extra pounds or stopping a bad habit. In part one of this blog post series, we discussed the idea that the New Year is seen by many as a fresh start, a clean slate and an opportunity for change. Last week, we introduced three basic tips to prepare for job hunting in the New Year. Today, in part two, we continue with our introduction of job hunting tips with three more ideas to aid in finding success with your job related New Year resolutions. Read the rest of this entry »
December 17th, 2013
How will you celebrate the New Year?
The New Year is upon us and it is seen by many as a fresh start, a clean slate and an opportunity for change. In this two part blog post series, we introduce a handful of ways that any job hunter with New Year resolutions can prepare to turn those resolutions into realities. Today we delve in the first three tips.
1. Write down your goals: Goal setting is an essential aspect of any job hunting effort. Just as if you are making your list of New Year resolutions for your personal life, be specific and detailed about these professional priorities. Read the rest of this entry »