Five Tips to Help Stay Motivated While Job Hunting

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Keeping your focus and maintaining a positive attitude is crucial to landing a new opportunity. Yet the average time it takes to find a job has increased to approximately eight months. Maintaining motivation is one of the biggest struggles people face when looking for a job. The rejection, silence, and monotony can take a toll… Read more »

Spring Clean Your Job Search

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Take time to spring clean your job search. Re-assessing and revamping your search will help you stay focused and organized without burning yourself out. Start by asking yourself if you have been diligent with your job search in terms of;Are you attending networking events? Are you networking on social media? Have you scheduled any informational interviews?… Read more »

5 Easy Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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In order to get ahead in the job market, you need your resume to stand out and accurately represent you. There are simple, and easy things to do to help your resume stand apart from all of the others. Here are five easy tips: 1. Use a simple design. Keep your resume design simple, and… Read more »

4 Career Enhancing New Year’s Resolutions

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Here we are again…. time for New Year’s Resolutions. It’s time to think about New Year’s resolutions that will help enhance your career, and make showing up to work on Monday mornings a tad bit easier. Here are four simple resolutions to get you started: 1.Focus on work that gets results, and track your success…. Read more »

How to Job Search Using Social Media

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  Social media can be used nowadays for much more than connecting with others and having fun. Here are ways to use different means of social media to help find employment: Facebook – “Like” Professional Pages: Most companies strive for  social media presences, and Facebook Pages are interactive.. By “Liking” them, you can get daily updates about their activity and they are likely to post links to available job applications. Private/Public: Take a thorough look at your privacy settings on Facebook, and make sure… Read more »

Staying Organized in Your Job Search

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Organization while searching for employment is essential. Here are some tips to staying organized. Create a Spreadsheet Start with a spreadsheet – it will keep your job prospects organized and it’s a great way to keep your Excel skills sharp, too. Keep track of all communication and correspondence you have had with all companies. Folders… Read more »