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Harsh Facts of the Open Job Market job hunting job search job search advice Jun 13, 2024

If you ever looked up a job online, you have participated in the open job market. However, statistics consistently show that only relying on these sources is not necessarily the best way to find a job. Let’s take a look at these numbers and what they mean – Plus, give you some other...

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7 Ways to Improve Your Job Search job hunting job search job search advice job search tips Feb 21, 2024

Contributed by Tessa Barlow

In the dynamic landscape of today's job market, embarking on a job search can be both exciting and challenging. Whether you're a recent graduate, a seasoned professional looking for a change, or someone re-entering the workforce, evaluating your job search strategy is...

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Strategies to Master the Job Searching Game job hunting job search job search advice Jan 10, 2024

Embarking on a job search can often feel like navigating through uncharted waters—time-consuming, at times disheartening, and occasionally yielding minimal rewards. We've all been there, facing the challenges of finding the right opportunity in a competitive job market. Let's explore the...

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'Tis the Season for Networking job hunting job search job search advice Dec 12, 2023

Contributed by Tessa Barlow, Staff Writer.

As the holiday season wraps us in its warm embrace, it's not just the time for festive decorations and cozy gatherings; it's also the perfect season to unwrap new opportunities for your career. The secret sauce to turbocharge your job search lies in the...

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The Holiday Job Search: An Opportunity to Land Your Dream Job job hunting job search job search advice Nov 26, 2023

As of November 27, 2023, let’s look at the calendar:

 

Thanksgiving just passed.

Christmas is less than a month away.

The New Year is beckoning in 35 few short days.

 

Do these numbers appear to be shrinking rapidly? Are you left wondering where this year has disappeared?...

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AI Job Application Tools: Say hello to my little friend applications job hunting job search job search advice Oct 11, 2023

If you are a fan of the “spray and pray” method of applying for jobs, several AI tools have emerged to make the process both fast and easy. However, beware of the dangers, both overt and hidden.

 

What is the “Spray and Pray” method?

Simply put, the “spray and...

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Overcoming the Terrors of the Job Search career coaching job hunting job search advice Sep 25, 2023

As spooky season descends on us, let's talk about the biggest horror show of your life: The Job Search. For many job seekers, looking for a job is fraught with dangers, both seen and unseen. The HR department is full of serial killers, slashing qualified candidates left and right. Uninspired job...

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7 Tools HR Uses to Cut Candidates job hunting job search advice job search tips Aug 11, 2023

For every posted job, the Human Resources (HR) department is expected to cut 95% of all candidates before a hiring manager sees a single resume. Unfortunately, even qualified applicants will often be cut during the screening process just because they don't understand how the hiring process works....

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Why Do They Do That? Answers to 5 Common Job Search Frustrations job hunting job search job search advice Jul 10, 2023

Does the recruiting process mystify you? You aren't alone. Many highly qualified job seekers struggle, especially when they don't really understand how employers' hiring practices work. Some of their actions seem initially vague, while others are just plain rude.

 

 1. Is this job...

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Is your career coach a one-night-stand? job hunting job search job search advice resume writing Jun 26, 2023

It’s true: Job searching can be an intimidating process. That is exactly why so many professionals turn to expert career coaches and resume writers to give them a competitive edge.

Along those lines, different services use various methods to help you reach your goals. Some of these are...

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The New Grad Problem: The market just got more competitive job hunting job search job search advice resume writing May 18, 2023

Every May, colleges and universities spew out a fresh crop of graduates. While many new graduates struggle with landing their first job due to a lack of experience, these candidates cause another problem: increased competition.

Whether you are still seeking an entry-level job or have a little...

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Why you should reach out to hiring managers hiring managers job hunting job search May 08, 2023

Believe it or not, many managers are just as frustrated with the HR department as job seekers. It can feel like HR and managers seem to have very different understandings of what it takes to be successful in any given role. Add long hiring procedures into the mix, and managers are even more...

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