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Okay, I graduated. Now what?

If you recently graduated, you may be feeling a little lost. Up until now, you’ve always had a plan. Go to school. Get your degree. But now, you are entering the world of limitless possibilities! You may be having all kinds of fears and self-doubt, thinking things like: I have little to no experience in the workforce. I still don’t even know what I want [...]

May 17th, 2019|

When was the last time you logged into LinkedIn?

When was the last time you logged into LinkedIn? If you’re not utilizing LinkedIn as a career tool, you are missing out on opportunities and professional fun! LinkedIn is a great way to not only network with other professionals in your field; it's also a way for you to share your own personal brand with the world. Keeping an up to date LinkedIn profile will [...]

May 10th, 2019|

Do You Feel Challenged in Your Current Role?

Do you ever feel like you are stuck in a rut in your career? Do you feel bored or uninterested in your work? Have you hit a learning plateau? How much responsibility can you take for that, and how much of that is outside of your control? It’s easy to get complacent in any job, just doing the bare minimum to keep the boss off [...]

May 3rd, 2019|

Do You Have a Mentor?

A mentor might be the missing piece to your career success. Many successful people agree that mentors have proved invaluable in navigating through their careers. A mentor can be any person who is capable of advising, training, and guiding you. When you were in school, you had teachers and parents to mentor you. As an adult, who do you know who can offer wisdom, guidance, [...]

April 26th, 2019|

Do you send “Thank you,” emails?

Do you send “Thank you,” emails after you interview? A thank you email is not only good manners—it’s your last chance to leave a positive impression. If you are one of many applicants fighting for a position, you’ve got to do whatever you can to stand out! The added touches like submitting a cover letter and sending a thank you email will help you become [...]

April 19th, 2019|

How to Answer, “Why should we hire you?”

“Why should we hire you?” is one of the most common interview questions people dread answering. But, it doesn’t have to be! Let’s think about it. What sets you apart from other candidates? Does your current professional profile reflect all of your key accomplishments, experiences, and skills to make you stand out in a crowd of applicants? In order to get the job you want, [...]

April 12th, 2019|

Are You Ready for Your Next Opportunity?

Are you mindful of all the opportunities that surround you every single day? Have ever you thought about how your demeanor, competence, and likeability during an everyday encounter can impact your next career move?   The founder of Brightstar, a $10M/yr company got his start selling airline frequent flyer miles. While on a flight himself, he met the vice-president of the Bolivian soccer federation and was [...]

April 5th, 2019|

Your Communication Style Defines Your Marketability

Could it be that your communication style is the key job qualification that keeps getting overlooked as you submit applications and prepare for potential interviews? The job experts at Recruiter suggest that the way in which an employee communicates is the often the "most essential part" of the position at hand. You can make yourself look great on paper and develop a brand that highlights [...]

April 5th, 2019|