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Is your job search stuck in quicksand? job hunting job search job search advice job search tips Nov 22, 2022

Chances are, you probably haven’t received much formal training in job searching. If you are lucky, your college may have held some classes or workshops. Similarly, you may have sought advice online only to find many conflicting approaches.

 

 How is a job seeker supposed to put a...

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5 Tips for Effective Salary Negotiations best practices job search job search advice salary negotiations Aug 15, 2022

Have you ever negotiated your salary before? Surprisingly, the vast majority of job seekers never negotiate once they receive an offer from a company. However, most employers are happy to increase that starting salary for top candidates! If you want to earn more money, check out these five...

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4 Tips to Recession-proof Your Career career career advice job search Jul 18, 2022

Chances are, you have heard the warning signs: Economic experts are predicting a Recession very soon, especially in light of current inflation.

 

How will this impact your career? And what can you do about it?

 

1. Watch Your Industry

Depending on your industry, the impact on your...

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Are Cover Letters Obsolete? best practices career job hunting job search job search advice Mar 28, 2022

It's no secret that hiring standards change over time. One of the latest trends is HR's attitude towards cover letters. What used to be a requirement is often not even requested anymore.

Recently, the Personal Touch Career Services surveyed the members of the Mile High SHRM (Society for Human...

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Four Signs that Your Job Search May Be in Trouble career job hunting job search job search advice job search tips resume Mar 18, 2022

Job searching can be lonely business, with very little feedback built into the process. Most of the time, companies don’t even acknowledge receiving your application, let alone letting you know when you won’t be considered for the job. With all of this radio silence, how can you tell...

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The Job Seekers Job Description job hunting job search job search advice job search tips Mar 18, 2022

“You should treat your job search like a job.” Chances are, you have heard that cliché before. But what does it mean? Most people assume that it relates to the number of hours they spend on their job search. They mentally commit 40 hours or more a week to their job search, but...

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Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview career advice interview tips interviewing job hunting job interview tips job search Mar 16, 2022

The corona virus has changed the way that employers are hiring. Maybe for good.

 

In the days of social distancing to slow down the spread of COVID-19, many employers have switched to online or virtual interviews, especially for early-round interviews. As such, job seekers need to...

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7 Safety Tips for Your Job Search career advice job search job search tips safety tips Mar 16, 2022

 

Scammers are preying on desperate job seekers.  Are you conducting a safe job search?

 

  1.  Protect Your Information

One of the common tricks is to direct job seekers to an online application.  While many legitimate companies use online applications, or Applicant...

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