Why Should You Work with a Recruiter to Find Your Next Job… And the One After That?

Are you in the job market? Rather than going at it alone, consider partnering with a recruiter to find your next opportunity. There are many great reasons to find your next job (and the one after that) through a recruiter. They include:  Access to Exclusive Opportunities Top employers don’t always post their job openings publicly […]

3 Ways to Get a Job When You Don’t Have Prior Experience

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It can seem almost impossible to land a job in a field when you don’t have any prior experience in it. And although it is difficult, it’s not as hard as you might think. Plenty of people do it every day, and you can be one of them. Take a look at our three tips […]

Can I Use My Best Friend as a Professional Reference?

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Asking for a reference can feel awkward, so it’s easy to turn to a friend. But, is asking a friend your best option? Let’s analyze to see if this is acceptable or not. What the Experts Say Generally speaking, you shouldn’t use a friend as a professional reference if you’ve never worked together. Although they […]

The Job Hunting Mistakes You Might Be Making

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When you’re job hunting, you need to be careful about what you write, say, or how you apply. This is crucial for making a positive impression on recruiters and landing an interview. Here are some common mistakes that job seekers make and how to avoid them. Not Researching a Company You’re Applying With  It’s important […]

A Thank-You Email That Helps You Get the Job

There are numerous best practices that go into an effective job search. One of the most important is sending a thank-you email after an interview. Envato Tuts+ explains that 91 percent of HR managers find a thank-you email to be helpful, and that sending one shows gratitude for the opportunity. On the other hand, failing […]

Why You Can’t Worry When You Don’t Hear from the Company

A job search can test you on many levels. Many candidates become impatient and a little disheartened when they don’t hear back from a hiring manager after what seems like a reasonable period of time. But there are a couple reasons why you shouldn’t worry when you don’t hear from the company you’ve applied with. […]