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How to Follow Up After A Job Interview

Congratulations! Not only did you score an interview, but you left feeling great and pretty confident that that you’re getting a job offer.

So what should you do now?

We strongly advise that you don’t sit home silently waiting for the phone to ring. You want to remind them of your awesomeness, but in a professional way. […]

August 19th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Follow Up After A Job Interview

Tips for Successful Networking

You may often ask yourself, why are there so many networking events when no one enjoys actually attending them? Well it’s simple, networking events are an essential job search and sales tool, they are a great way to bring people in the same industry together, and they’re extremely effective.

If done correctly, networking can be one […]

August 12th, 2016|Job Hunting|Comments Off on Tips for Successful Networking

Avoid Saying These Things at Your Next Job Interview

When preparing for your next job interview, it’s important to have answers to all of the standard interview questions ready to go. This way when they ask you “What is your biggest weakness?”, you’re all set, and you can confidently and thoughtfully answer the question.

The only problem becomes when your answer is the same answer […]

August 5th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Avoid Saying These Things at Your Next Job Interview

Delete These Phrases from Your Cover Letter

If we had to name the number one question we get asked the most about a job search, it would have to be, Do I really need a cover letter?

And the answer is yes. If a company asks for it, yes; if a company doesn’t mention it at all, it’s still yes. The only way you’ll […]

July 29th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Delete These Phrases from Your Cover Letter

Do You Need an IT Certification or a Degree?

If you’re looking to make a career change and enter the world of Information Technology, you may wonder whether or not you need a computer science degree or an IT certification. This is actually relevant information if you want to advance your IT career as well.

The answer is not exactly black or white, there are […]

July 20th, 2016|Job Training, Jobs|Comments Off on Do You Need an IT Certification or a Degree?

3 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

Have you been searching for the perfect job for, what seems like, a lifetime? There could be some obvious reasons you’re not getting hired, and believe it or not, they could be reasons that are in your control.

Instead of giving up, here are a few ideas that can help jump-start your job search.

Make sure there are […]

July 15th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on 3 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

Become a Software Engineer in Dallas-Fort Worth

Why DFW is a great place to live if you are – or want to become – a software engineer.
Earlier in the year we reported that one of the top IT jobs for 2016 was software engineer. It ranked number 9 and at the time Glassdoor was reporting 29,270 job openings with a media salary […]

July 8th, 2016|Job Hunting, Jobs|Comments Off on Become a Software Engineer in Dallas-Fort Worth

Important Qualities Job Candidates Need

We’ve spoken a bunch about how important it is to stand out from the crowd when you’re looking for a job. On average, 118 people apply for any given job and only 20% of those will get an interview.

If thinking about how you can differentiate yourself gives you anxiety, perhaps just focus on a few […]

July 1st, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Important Qualities Job Candidates Need

Why You Should Always Make Your Resume Stand Out

The ugly truth of any job search is that you often need to do something to make yourself stand out. The key is finding the right “stand out method” that will correctly capture the attention of a hiring manager.

That’s exactly what a woman in Australia did while searching for a market research job. Renata Chunderbalsingh knew […]

June 24th, 2016|Job Hunting, Resumes and Cover Letters|Comments Off on Why You Should Always Make Your Resume Stand Out

Questions Hiring Managers Ask Themselves

Sitting through a job interview is no easy task. You’re constantly worrying if you’re sitting up straight, if you wore the right outfit and if you’re answering their questions correctly.  All while wondering if this is really the job you want.

Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of the interviewer and thought, what he or she […]

June 17th, 2016|Interviewing, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Questions Hiring Managers Ask Themselves