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Why You Don’t Need an Elevator Pitch

There Are So Many Ways An Elevator Pitch Can Go Wrong
When asked, “What do you do?” we are advised to have an Elevator Pitch. A 30 second spiel about ourselves and what we want out of our careers. It’s intended to communicate who you are and persuade potential employers to hire you.

So many things can […]

January 16th, 2019|Career, Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Why You Don’t Need an Elevator Pitch

Save Time During Your Job Search

Time-Savers For Your Job Search

We all want to work smarter, not harder when it comes to searching for a new job.

It can be intimidating to apply for new positions, complete long applications, and sit through interview after interview. Let’s make this process smoother with these strategies.

1. Staffing Agencies
If you haven’t worked with a staffing agency […]

January 14th, 2019|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Save Time During Your Job Search

3 Steps to a Better Linkedin Profile

How to Get Your LinkedIn Profile Noticed

A LinkedIn profile can inspire fear. It’s used by nearly every industry. According to data from the Society of Human Resource Management, over 90% of recruiters rely on it to find and vet job candidates. Your profile may or may not catch an employer’s eye, but it will […]

September 19th, 2018|Career, Job Hunting, Job References|Comments Off on 3 Steps to a Better Linkedin Profile

4 Words to Leave Out of Your Next Interview

What Not to Say at Your Next Job Interview

Your job search may feel like a job in and of itself. The countless hours spent scrolling job listings, perfecting your resume, and drafting a cover letter prove it takes a good amount of effort just to secure an interview. Once you do make it to the […]

September 10th, 2018|Career, Interviewing, Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on 4 Words to Leave Out of Your Next Interview

The Truth About Working with a Recruiter

The Top 4 Things You Should Know About Working with a Recruiter
I’ve worked as a recruiter for almost two decades. My job involves helping people and often sharing good news.

I enjoy telling candidates the company they just interviewed with loved them, or they have advanced to the next round, and of course, when an offer […]

August 27th, 2018|Career, Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on The Truth About Working with a Recruiter

Turn Your Resume Into A Sales Pitch

Your Resume is Not About You
Your resume contains your background, experiences, credentials, and achievements, but it’s not about you. Let’s face it, your resume is a professional ad, targeted at your future employer. You aren’t even human yet. Your resume is a sales pitch about what will be gained by hiring you. Your resume is […]

August 20th, 2018|Interviewing, Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Turn Your Resume Into A Sales Pitch

Staying Competitive in the Tech World

Advance Your Skills With These Tech Courses
With technology constantly innovating, it can be tough to maintain your skills, especially in the tech industry. The rapid rate of advancement makes it necessary to continually sharpen your skill set.

MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) have become an easy way to add to your skill set. Courses offered by Udemy, […]

August 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Staying Competitive in the Tech World

How to Know Where You Fit in Tech

Three Questions to Ask Yourself to Find Your Spot in the Tech World
If you are still trying to find your dream job in the tech world, we understand! Some people land in their careers right off the bat, but for others, it takes time.

Maybe you’ve been out in the working world a bit and still […]

August 6th, 2018|Career, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Know Where You Fit in Tech

10 Requirements for an Effective Project Manager

How to be an Effective Project Manager
Project managers wear multiple hats and are responsible for many varied areas. They monitor every step and ensure their team is performing as it should. Project managers must be well versed in every task required to complete the project, along with every aspect of overseeing and managing the project […]

June 18th, 2018|Career, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Requirements for an Effective Project Manager

7 Small Steps Managers Can Take That Will Solidify Their Team

Bring Your Team Dynamic to its Highest Level
Attaining manager status brings with it a plethora of obligations and requires the ability to juggle team members and projects, with their attendant completion goals. To rise above the promotion to manager requires special effort. If you want to be more than just a manager, but intend to […]

June 18th, 2018|Career, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Small Steps Managers Can Take That Will Solidify Their Team