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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 After an Interview?

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|

Separate Yourself From the Crowd with Confidence

In a consistently competitive job market, it takes hard work to set yourself apart from the crowd. Perhaps you've struggled before in the overwhelm that comes with applying for job after job, only to find that you are one of hundreds of candidates being considered. The specific experience and education that you have under your belt does not always seal the deal in achieving the [...]

March 29th, 2019|

Not Really a Team Player? Rethink Your Rationale

Do you ever just get completely annoyed with everyone at your office? Regardless of how extroverted you may be and how greatly you desire social interaction, it might be that you just need some space from crowded ignorance. The individuals that surround us every day at our workplace can be our biggest buddies or our greatest source of frustration. For better or for worse, we [...]

March 22nd, 2019|

Simply Reconnecting with an Old Friend Can Change Your Career

Do you ever step back to consider the range of your potential network? Do you feel stuck in a certain career field or a particular city without an outlet for growth or change? Many of us feel tied down to our jobs or potential jobs because we lack the resources necessary to move on. We feel as though we don’t know enough people to get [...]

March 15th, 2019|