How Networking Can Boost Your Career

From social media messaging to in-person networking, there’s no shortage of ways that people can network to discuss job opportunities. But if you’re looking to network, you need to know there are right and wrong ways to do it. If done properly, networking can mean the difference between success and failure. Even if you have… Read more »

3 Tips for Preparing to Attend a Career Fair

Career fairs can be great resources for making first impressions, discovering job leads and networking with industry professionals. Choosing to attend a career fair can be a great way to find the perfect job for you. So how can you ensure that your time at the career fair is going to be a success? Keep… Read more »

Four Tips for Writing a Thank-You Letter for Your Interviewer

It’s always important to send out a thank-you email immediately after you interview. However, you can also use the sometimes neglected art of handwritten letters to impress potential employers. A few minutes and a stamp can help you stand out from the rest of the candidates applying for a position. Use these five tips for… Read more »

10 Ways To Stay Positive During The Job Search

You’ve created so many résumés you can’t decide which one to submit for this new job. You can’t see your wall anymore because it’s plastered with all your cover letters. You’re up early, feeling like you’ve never worked harder, and you’re exhausted. It feels like it’s time to turn the lights off, put on Netflix and… Read more »

5 Body Language Tricks To Land You The Job

We all know how important it is to use the right words during your interview. If you can’t communicate your answers effectively, you could find yourself back in the job search. But what about non-verbal communication? If you’re not aware of your body language, you may be telling your potential employer things that you didn’t… Read more »

4 Ways to Lead a Proactive Job Search

Tell me if you’ve experienced this one: You send your resume to an online job posting. You wait for weeks or months, but you never hear back—not even a rejection. Sound familiar? Unfortunately, job boards are one of the least effective means of finding jobs. It’s a reactive strategy—meaning you apply, and then you wait… Read more »

The Journey of Your Résumé

If you’re like most applicants, you put painstaking effort into building your résumé. It’s a testament to your skills and knowledge, and your desire to change your life. When it’s in your hands, your résumé is the most important document in the universe. But what happens once you apply to a job and send that… Read more »

5 Mistakes You’re Making Right Now on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a wonderful platform. It allows professionals from all over the world to network, interact, promote their services and more. But if you’re new to LinkedIn, it might seem like an intimidating place. What should you say? What should you not say? What’s appropriate for a platform that’s a professional place and a social media… Read more »

Find A Dream Career—Not Just A Dream Job

If you’re like many students, you began school with a mission: to get the education you need to find your dream job. Maybe you’ve graduated by now and you’re looking for work, perhaps with the help of your school. But have you ever questioned your idea of a “dream job”? ­ Here’s a secret: Your… Read more »

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