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Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong. Nearly every industry uses LinkedIn to find and vet job candidates, and over 90% of recruiters rely on the site, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. So your profile can’t just be a storage… Read more »

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Due to the overwhelming response most job postings get, many organizations choose to screen applicants in telephone interviews in order to narrow the pool of candidates. This often goes for internal candidates as well. Phone interviewers save organizations time and money. This is especially true when hiring for management and senior executive level positions because… Read more »

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Applying for a job? You’ve probably heard the advice plenty of times to tailor your resume for the position. But, you might not know exactly how to put it in action. What does tailoring your resume actually involve? How many changes do you need to make? What content should you be focusing on? It might sound… Read more »

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Stop us if this sounds a bit too…familiar for comfort.  You’re perusing your favorite job board and come across the potential job of your dreams.  Excitedly you crack open the electronic version of your most recent resume.  Satisfied there are no glaring errors, you hurriedly upload or attach and hit that submit button, confident you’ll… Read more »

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Writing a resume requires time, skill, and hard work. Candidates should aim to impress hiring managers by articulating their experiences and why they are best suited for the job. Similarly, it is crucial to understand what hiring managers are looking for on a resume. Hiring experts state that they receive applications from many talented people… Read more »

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If you’re planning on testing the job market in 2018, you should know that 2017 was rife with shake-ups that might mean you need to update your approach—and your resume. A retail apocalypse saw many employers shuttering their brick and mortar stores and leveling up their digital operations, the tech players continued to focus on AI and… Read more »

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Congratulations on your new job! If you’re excited, that’s good. You want to show up full of energy and excitement. If you’re nervous, that’s understandable. While you probably met some of your colleagues, there will be many new faces and names to learn. You might also be confused about what to expect, scared at the… Read more »

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You hear time and again that you need to sell yourself in a job interview. One of the keys to doing so successfully is planning your pitch ahead of time. Consider these interview tips and tricks your 10-point plan to acing a job interview. Tip #1: Do Your Research Research the company and the interviewers…. Read more »

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Most of us want to be good employees, and most of us want to excel at our jobs. To be a successful employee and excel at work, though, is not simply a matter of being good at what you do. Being a successful employee also involves honing your professionalism and teamwork skills (not to mention… Read more »