When you have been presented with a job offer and are ready to give notice there can be a right and a wrong way to handle it. Depending on why you are leaving, there could be a temptation to not give notice or unload any frustrations on your boss. This is never a good idea. […]
A serious investment requires the inside knowledge and advice of someone experienced. If you wanted to buy a house, you probably wouldn’t just look at pictures on the internet and make a blind purchase. You want someone who can tell you about a faulty foundation, who your neighbors are and what’s great about the house […]
According to a U.S. Department of Labor survey, 70.9% of the total United States population is comprised of men and women ages 20 – 24. That’s a pretty hefty percentage who recently abandoned childhood dreams of a career as a superhero or a princess. “Get your degree so you can get a real job,” […]
Some of our favorite books to turn to for career advice.
With so much competition in the job market, it’s important to write a resume that stands out. And while your skills are invaluable, being aware of what recruiters are looking for when you apply to a certain position will help you immensely in your job search. If you’ve been out of the job market for a while (and even if you haven’t), staying on top of resume trends will keep you at the top of a hiring manager’s list.
Designing your resume is a task you should spend a lot of time perfecting. Aside from grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors, you also have to think about how you would view your resume, on a surface level, if you received it as a hiring manager. Loft Resumes, a resume design company based in South Carolina, […]
The beginning of a new year gives you a chance to start fresh and reboot those resolutions you didn’t resolve at the start of 2011. In our last post, we touched on getting organized using LinkedIn’s new cardmunch application (which we love). This time we want make sure, if you’re itching for a job/career change, […]
There are many ways to apply for a job these days. You can apply through LinkedIn, job boards, a company’s corporate site, and through an ever unattainable connection. When applying for a job through a website you can easily attach your cover letter and resume. However, when you apply directly through email you may question […]