The Best Questions to Ask a Company in a Job Interview

Posted

Although a recruiter will ask the majority of questions during an interview, it’s important that interviewees ask their own questions. Not only is this an effective way to participate, it shows you have a genuine interest, which can give you an edge over other candidates. Here are the best questions to ask your recruiter. What… Read more »

How Does Volunteering When You’re Unemployed Help Your Career?

Posted

Struggling to find a job brings frustration. The time spent between jobs can be both stressful and anxiety inducing. During unemployment, volunteer work provides an excellent opportunity to make the most of your time. It offers several immediate benefits and has been proven to increase your chances of getting hired. In fact, a study by… Read more »

Maximize Your Personal Creativity With These New Habits

Posted

Tapping into your creativity can have a powerful outcome. It can help you produce innovative solutions to major challenges, increase your productivity and generally make doing your job more fun. But how do you get your creative juices flowing? Here are some habits that can help. Change Your Scenery Have you ever traveled to a… Read more »

Quality vs. Quantity – What’s Better for Your Job Search?

Posted

There are two thought processes when conducting a job search. One is to only apply for the jobs you know you have a good shot at getting a callback or an interview for – quality. The other is to apply for every possible job you could work for – quantity. But which is the better… Read more »

3 Tips to Staying Positive

Posted

“Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere.” ~Erma Bombeck Humans are notorious for being worriers, and sometimes negativity can have a crippling impact on your life. But it doesn’t have to. At the end of the day, it’s up to you to decide whether you… Read more »

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

Posted

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…. Read more »

3 Tips to Help Jobseekers Returning to the Job Search

Posted

You are returning to the job search after being out of the professional world for an extended period of time. As a result, there’s a noticeable gap in your employment history, which isn’t ideal in the eyes of recruiters. However, it’s not an insurmountable challenge to finding a job that you are excited about when… Read more »