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Job Search Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Let’s be honest, there is no one-size-fits-all, foolproof method to searching for employment. There are many variables – the industry you’re in, the level of employment you’re searching, your location, etc.

However there are universal job search mistakes that perspective employees often make. Lifehacker recently shared 10 of them and we’re going to summarize our favorites:
Searching the […]

May 20th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Job Search Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Simple Networking Tips for Introverts

Even the most gregarious person can sometimes get nervous when it comes to networking. Walking into a room full of strangers to help further your career isn’t the rockin’ Thursday night plans college-you envisioned having, is it?

Regardless of whether or not you enjoy these forced social gatherings, they are important if you want to get ahead […]

May 13th, 2016|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Simple Networking Tips for Introverts

“Why Do You Want this Job?”

Answer this job interview question with ease
While there are many questions that get asked in a job interview that you’re not expecting, there are also many interview questions you should be prepared for.

Inevitably, a hiring manager is going to ask you “Why do you want this job?”. Now the answer may seem obvious, but is it […]

May 6th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on “Why Do You Want this Job?”

Thank-You Note Mistakes

Most articles written about job interviews or job search tips recommend writing a thank-you note after you meet with your interviewer. It’s just one of those extra steps you can take to make sure the hiring manager remembers your name.

But can writing a thank-you note after a job interview ever be a bad thing?

Mashable recently […]

April 28th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Thank-You Note Mistakes

Highest Paying Tech Companies for 2016

As a professional staffing agency who specializes in Information Technology, it’s important that we keep up with the top IT jobs and companies. This week Glassdoor released their list of the 25 Highest Paying Companies in America for 2016.

We’re happy to report that 20 of the 25 companies are technology companies. And Glassdoor reported the median total […]

April 22nd, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Highest Paying Tech Companies for 2016

What Hiring Managers Look for In a Resume

After you send out your 64th resume, you may be thinking to yourself what are hiring managers looking for exactly?

While we cannot answer what every hiring manager is focusing on when they read your resume, Quora and Mashable did attempt to give us a peak into the mind of a recruiter. They asked Ambra Benjamin, who is […]

April 15th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on What Hiring Managers Look for In a Resume

Avoid These Phrases in Your Cover Letter

Ahh the dreaded cover letter. We know that they’re important, we know that they more than likely will get read, and we know that they are a pain (and that’s putting it nicely) to write.

The biggest challenge when it comes to writing a cover letter is that you know that they’re supposed to reflect your personality, […]

April 8th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Avoid These Phrases in Your Cover Letter

Delete These Words from Your Resume

When you’re in the midst of a stressful job search, it’s often difficult for you to understand the position of the hiring manager. You just want a job and he/she is the one person standing between you and said job.

But we’re here to remind you that hiring managers are spending their day looking at large […]

April 1st, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Delete These Words from Your Resume

Prepare for Your Exit Interview

Congratulations on your new job! It’s such an exciting time and you have so many things to look forward to…including leaving your current job.

Now while you may be tempted to scream “Good-bye suckas!” on your way out the door, we’re going to advise against that. It’s a simple as not wanting to burn a bridge […]

March 25th, 2016|Interviewing, Jobs|Comments Off on Prepare for Your Exit Interview

How to Negotiate Your Salary

It’s no secret that the most stressful parts of a job search is when you have to negotiate your salary.

If the salary you suggest is too low, you’re undervaluing yourself. If you go too high, you can give them an easy reason not to hire you. The key is to find the perfect number that can be the […]

March 17th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Negotiate Your Salary