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Tips for Finding Part-Time or Seasonal Work

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to look for seasonal work.

Whether you just want to make a little extra cash for the holidays, or you think it will be a good way to get your foot in the door, part-time/seasonal work is not just for a retail positions at Banana Republic.

If you’re looking for […]

December 2nd, 2016|Career, Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Tips for Finding Part-Time or Seasonal Work

Achieve Your Career Goals

A great athlete once said, “set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there”.

Everyone has career goals. Whether you’ve written them down in a journal-like way to help keep on track. Or you’re currently on the path to achieving those goals. Or even if you’ve ideas in the back of your mind, but […]

November 21st, 2016|Career, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Achieve Your Career Goals

Refresh Your Resume for 2017

Unless you have a crystal ball, you’re not entirely sure if you’ll be looking for a job in 2017. That is why it’s important to be prepared; and especially important to have your resume always ready.

We’ve given advice on making sure your resume will stand out, what words to delete from your resume, and how to […]

November 18th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Refresh Your Resume for 2017

How to Ask Someone to Be Your Mentor

As an adult there are many things that may be uncomfortable to ask another adult. For example, when you’re a three-year-old, it is perfectly acceptable to ask another toddler, “Will you be my friend?”. But at thirty-three…not so much.

“Will you be my mentor? is not as ridiculous, but it can still be slightly awkward.

A mentor […]

November 10th, 2016|Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Ask Someone to Be Your Mentor

How to Handle a Job Recruiter Phone Call

Chances are that if you’ve been in the workforce a while, you’ve probably received a phone call from a headhunter or job recruiter. Sometimes these calls are welcomed, because you’re curious to see what other job opportunities are out there. And other times they’re just a nuisance.

If you are looking to switch jobs or careers, our […]

November 4th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Handle a Job Recruiter Phone Call

The 1-Day, 10-Hour Job Search

We don’t like to sugarcoat things: searching for a job requires lots of work. But what if we told you that it could also be done in one 10-hour day?

Now before you moan about dedicating a whole day to your job search. Think about how one personal day off is nothing compared to the joy you will feel […]

October 27th, 2016|Job Hunting|Comments Off on The 1-Day, 10-Hour Job Search

Tech College Majors That Pay the Most

What Should You Major In To Earn the Most Money?
You graduate from High School, you choose a tech college major, and hopefully you’ll graduate and make big money.

Sounds like a plan.

But it doesn’t always go that way, does it? How do you ensure that the college major you pick is not only the one that’s going to […]

October 21st, 2016|Job Training, Jobs|Comments Off on Tech College Majors That Pay the Most

Tips to Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

We get it, it’s difficult to know specifically how to make your cover letter stand out for each job you apply for.

In addition, we know that many often wonder if cover letters are really necessary. We typically find that if a company really does not want a one, they will state so in the job […]

October 14th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Tips to Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

Has Your IT Certification Expired?

IT Certifications are the easiest – and sometimes cheapest – ways for IT professionals to stay on top of the latest tech trends.

Sure your computer engineering degree comes in handy, but with the way technology changes, certifications give you that competitive edge. Oh, and you may learn a thing or two.

Now unfortunately IT certifications expire and then the […]

October 7th, 2016|Job Training|Comments Off on Has Your IT Certification Expired?

Choosing a Job Reference

You know that small sentence at the bottom of your resume, Job references available upon request? First, delete it. It’s taking up valuable resume real estate, plus every hiring manager knows they can ask you for references.

Second, do you actually have a list of job references to supply if asked? Well, you need to. Not all perspective […]

September 30th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting, Job References|Comments Off on Choosing a Job Reference