Research A Company Before Your Job Interview

Biron Clark

You’ve probably read plenty of advice telling you to research a company before you interview. And you’ve been told that all kinds of bad things will happen if you don’t. It’s actually true. Yo[...]

How To Write A Cover Letter

Rachel Schneebaum

Like a resume, your cover letter needs to immediately catch and hold your potential employer’s attention. This means you need to highlight things about yourself that are impressive and unique—and,[...]

Methods Of Assessments For Group Interviews

Chelsea Lawler

What are the specifics of the various group interview formats? What can you expect? Below, we will highlight the areas you can expect to see at your next group interview. Each company or small busines[...]

Switching Careers: Transferring Your Skills

Rachel Schneebaum

The prospect of switching careers can seem scary or even hopeless: if you do feel this way, a large part of the reason might be because you don’t think you meet the minimum skill requirements for a [...]

Networking Tips For The Job Seeker

Chelsea Lawler

Networking with other industry professionals may seem time consuming for many job seekers. Networking allows job seekers to possibly hear of new insider information or open positions before they are p[...]

How To Use Keywords To Strengthen Your Resume

Rachel Schneebaum

As all job seekers have had to learn, in today’s job market, it’s important to do absolutely everything you can to make your resume stand out to employers. There are growing numbers of industry-sp[...]

Avoiding Relationships At Work Is Bad For You

Avoiding Relationships At Work Is Bad For You

Dorothy Tannahill-Moran

Every so often I encounter a person who has taken the moral high ground that they shouldn’t have to have relationships with people they work with. The rationalization put forth can be in a combinati[...]

Things To Consider Before You Accept A Job Offer

Chelsea Lawler

After all of your preparation and hard work, you have landed a job offer. Congratulations! Maybe you thought this day would never come, but guess what? IT DID! So, you have been offered the position a[...]

Mistakes To Avoid During Your Interview

Chelsea Lawler

The interview process can bring anxiety and fear to many interviewees, which in turn, can fatally affect an interview. It is natural to be nervous before and during your interview, but it is imperativ[...]

Important Resume Do’s and Don’ts

Rachel Schneebaum

I’m going to list and briefly describe some common mistakes job seekers make when writing their resumes; I’ll also list and briefly describe some important things to keep in mind while wri[...]

Tips To Remember When Changing Careers

Chelsea Lawler

Maybe you are unsatisfied with your current career and wish to find a new position. Or maybe you are guilty of hopping from job to job to gain more experience and refine your skill set. Hopping from c[...]

Tips For Making A Successful First Impression At A Job Interview

Chelsea Lawler

Yes, you have heard this before: “Dress for success!” What exactly does that mean to you, and more importantly, what does the mean to your potential employer? You may think to yourself, “Ahh! Wh[...]

How To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Rachel Schneebaum

When writing your resume, your primary goal is to stand out from your competitors. Of course, you also need to demonstrate required qualifications and skills; but odds are, you can safely assume that [...]

How Do I Acquire Career Related Experience?

Chelsea Lawler

Maybe you have heard variations of the phrase, “You need to gain more experience. Please apply again when you have more to add to your resume.” With many entry-level positions, there may be the st[...]

Preparing For Your Next Interview

Chelsea Lawler

When interviewing, it may seem like you are the one who should answer all of the questions. It is important to remember that you should ask the interviewer questions as well. Many interviewers will gi[...]

Here’s What A Master’s Degree Can Do For Your Nursing Career

Career Igniter

If you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, you’re already qualified for many well-paid nursing jobs. But a BSN isn’t the end of the educational road for nurses. A Master of Science in Nursing c[...]

Essential Building Blocks For Building A Standout Resume

Neil Bondre

Building a professional resume is fundamental for any job search. Here are the essential building blocks for building a standout resume. Many of these essentials are overlooked constantly and you can [...]

Fundamental Components Of A Chronological Resume

Rachel Schneebaum

In this article, I’ll list and briefly explain the different sections you can include in a chronological resume. Before beginning, I just want to note that a chronological resume is the most com[...]

Eight Steps To An Attention-Getting Resume

Susan Peppercorn

As much as social media plays a significant role in your job search, resumes haven’t gone away. Regardless of industry, they are still the one document recruiters and hiring managers use to make an [...]

How To Find The Right Keywords For Your Resume

Rachel Schneebaum

In today’s job market, most applications are submitted online, and many employers simply enter all the resumes they receive into searchable databases. Developing technology allows sophisticated soft[...]

How To Conquer Interview Anxiety

Chelsea Lawler

For many individuals, including myself, have intense anxiety when it comes to job interviews. Will you give the appropriate responses? Do I look terrible in this dress? Why is the interviewer pausing [...]

Tracking Accomplishments To Update Your Resume

Rachel Schneebaum

According to just about every hiring manager, recruiter, and resume advice expert out there, in today’s job market, achievements are more important to crafting a successful resume than job respo[...]

What Are The Parts Of A Successful Cover Letter

Rachel Schneebaum

Just like a resume, a cover letter should include several important sections. Though it might seem easier or more natural to think about a resume in terms of sections (after all, each section is marke[...]

Why Haven’t I Heard Back After My Job Interview?

Chelsea Lawler

You are asking yourself, “What happened?!” You may have had a successful and positive interview, but you never heard back from your potential employer. You performed all of the right steps: positi[...]

we all have leadership inside us

5 Traits Of A Leader That Make You Promote-able

Dorothy Tannahill-Moran

A common misperception that many people have about being a Leader is that you were born with those traits. Some people are “natural born Leaders” and other people aren’t. The good news is that t[...]

Tips For Writing An Email Cover Letter

Rachel Schneebaum

Many job listings these days link applicants to a complete online application form where you can fill out some information about yourself, upload your resume and cover letter (and, in some cases, writ[...]

How Much Does Super Mario Make?

How Much Does Super Mario Make?

Career Igniter

To find out how much Super Mario makes, we need to know his occupation and location. His occupation is plumber and he resides in Brooklyn, New York. A Plumber In New York makes an average of $69,580 a[...]

Being The CEO Of Your Career

Angela Copeland

You’ve been at your current job for years. On the surface, things seem fine. But, you wonder why you haven’t received a promotion by now. You wish you could continue your education. And, how is so[...]

Career & Personal Branding 101: Who Are You?

Chelsea Lawler

It is the ideal career branding question: “Who are you?” You may want to reply with general information such as your name, age, and place of employment. With practice, you will find that you do no[...]

What Is The Interviewer Looking For In A Candidate?

Chelsea Lawler

As the interviewee, you know what you want out of a job interview. You want information concerning the position, compensation, and the company culture. But, did you stop and think about the person who[...]

Tips To Ace Your Next Job Interview Over Lunch

Chelsea Lawler

The job interviewing process can be unique! You may find yourself conducting a second or third interview while dining with your interviewer. It is a common practice for a second or third interview to [...]

Steps To Building Your Personal Career Brand

Chelsea Lawler

If you are new to the job-searching scene, you already understand how much time and effort goes into finding a potential career. You place your resume all over the Internet, hoping someone, ANYONE, wi[...]

Winning Techniques For Your Next Group Interview

Chelsea Lawler

For many individuals who are comfortable with large groups, or work with many team members, group interviews may be simple to work through. For those individuals who are not used to working or speakin[...]

Creating A Focal Point For Your Resume

Rachel Schneebaum

Let’s assume that your resume has reached the stage in the job-searching process where, for the first time, it’s being read by a real human. Maybe it was among the most keyword-rich resume[...]

What Is A Group Interview?

Chelsea Lawler

Throughout the interview process, you will experience many facets of interviewing. From telephone interviews to one-on-one interviews, each has its set of challenges and techniques to acing the interv[...]

Questions You Should Ask At Your Next Job Fair

Chelsea Lawler

When arriving at a career or job fair, it is imperative to remember that you need to ask questions of your potential employer. By engaging your potential employer with several questions, you will be a[...]

Proper Body Language For An Interview

Chelsea Lawler

The proper body language is essential when entering the interview room. The interviewer will be able to tell a lot about you by the way you handle your expression and posture. Positive body language i[...]

How Social Media Can Affect Your Public Career

Career Igniter

In this digital, data-driven age, we’ve seen technology radically change the landscape of work. In particular, social media has had a big impact on the way people work and the results achieved throu[...]

What It Is Like to Work In Regulatory Affairs

Career Igniter

Typically, when one earns a degree in a health care-related field, such as health care administration or nursing, they expect to go work within a health care setting that provides direct care to patie[...]

No Matter Your Background, A Career In Social Work Is Possible

Career Igniter

One common misconception about the field of social work is that those who choose to become social workers choose the profession from the get-go. There are certainly those who consider social work to b[...]

5 Jobs You Can Get With A Ph.D. In Nursing

Career Igniter

You don’t need an advanced degree to become a nurse. While many hospitals are now requiring RNs to have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), you can still become an RN with an Associate Degree in[...]

How To Show Leadership On Your Resume – Even When You Have Never Been In Charge

Career Igniter

It doesn’t matter what position they are trying to fill — hiring managers are looking for candidates with leadership skills. This doesn’t necessarily mean that they want to hire people who excel[...]

3 Reasons You Should Be Exploring Your Career Options In Your Twenties

Kellen Mckillop

Do you remember your first week of college? You’d just bid farewell to your parents and stood paralyzed in the doorway of your dorm room. Fear of the unknown slithered in your belly like a snake. De[...]

Career Branding: Resume Success Tips

Chelsea Lawler

When you are crafting your resume, spice it up with a career branding statement rather than an objective statement. Career branding statements help refine the focus of your resume, while differentiati[...]

How Do You Turn An Internship Into A Job Offer?

Chelsea Lawler

Internships are a fantastic way to get your foot in the door and learn more about the company. Countless internships will make it known that you are not guaranteed employment after the internship ends[...]

Jobs In Manufacturing

Career Igniter

Jobs in manufacturing focus on the production of goods and services that people use each day. Workers in this industry also produce the parts and products that are used both by businesses for their da[...]

How To Be Successful At Your Next Job Fair

Chelsea Lawler

If you are at the beginnings of your career search, attending a job or career fair is a wonderful step in the right direction. University campuses and professional industries hold career or job fairs [...]

How To Write The Perfect Thank You Note

Chelsea Lawler

Etiquette is important in all aspects of your life, especially within a job interview setting. Composing the perfect thank you note after an interview is imperative, as it shows you are courteous and [...]

Are You Overqualified For This Job?

Chelsea Lawler

Being overqualified for a position may seem overwhelming. How do you sell yourself to a potential employer? How can you stress that you will be an asset to a company? It is imperative to convey to you[...]

What To Look Out For In Your Employment Contract

Career Igniter

In an economy when jobs are difficult to come by, you may be too overwhelmed at just hearing the words “Congratulations, you’re hired!” that you just sign all the paperwork given to you to make [...]