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Are You Ready for Peak Hiring Season?

Fall is peak hiring season! Is your professional profile ready? Whether you are interested in applying for an entry level position, or an executive level position, you will need an impressive resume. Peak hiring season provides more opportunities, but it’s also the same time of year that employees are out looking for jobs. If you let one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers help you [...]

October 4th, 2019|

A References Dossier Can Help You Land the Job

References are a valuable tool to use during your interviewing process. In many cases, employers will ask to see a list of references towards the end of the hiring process. Hiring managers often use a candidates reference list to narrow down the final 2-3 candidates for the position. They usually don’t have time to call references for every single person they interview. But, many people [...]

September 27th, 2019|

Top 3 Traits Hiring Managers Want to See

While your technical skills are of course very important, a candidate’s personality traits may carry just as much weight in the hiring decision. If you want to boost your chances of getting the job, make sure to showcase these 3 traits. 1. Be personable. Hiring managers want to see that you will be able to work well with others, get along with the team, and [...]

September 20th, 2019|

How to Write Effective Emails

The ability to communicate effectively electronically is one of the most important communication skills in the workplace today. The bulk of communication at work now occurs through email. Emails can be your greatest communication tool, or a thorn in your side depending on how you use them. So, how do you write effective emails in the work place? Before you write any email, consider these [...]

September 13th, 2019|

Leadership Skills Aren’t Just Important for Leaders

Leadership skills aren’t just important for leaders. Technical skills will only get you so far in your career. At every level of your profession, it’s important to display leadership skills. The ability to influence is just as critical to success early in your career as it is when you progress through the ranks. While leadership skills comes naturally for some people, it is a skill [...]

September 6th, 2019|

Just Get Your Foot in the Door

Your first job is most likely not going to be your dream job. When you are just starting out in your career, you are most likely not going to start in the best job with an ideal pay—what’s important is just getting your foot in the door which will open opportunities to eventually climb your way to your dream job. The old aged about “climbing [...]

August 30th, 2019|

Failure Could be Your Launch Pad for Success

Winston Churchill said it best, “Success if not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” Failure is scary—in fact many people have a crippling fear of failure. However, most successful people have accepted the belief that failure is a necessary part of success. Did you know that Bill Gate’s first business failed wretchedly? Yes, that’s right, the richest person [...]

August 23rd, 2019|

How to Stand Out in a Competitive Job Market

The job market right now is very competitive, and you may be wondering how to stand out as a job seeker in this type of market. Here are 5 strategies to help you stand out among a pool of applicants: Research what kind of jobs are in demand and look for positions in those areas. Pursuing a job in a field that is actively growing [...]

August 16th, 2019|