3 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out from the Competition

No matter how much effort you put into your resume, you only have a few seconds to make a great first impression. Hiring managers must make decisions extremely quickly, so follow these simple tips to ensure your resume stands out from the competition.  Use Keywords and Customization  While the information on your resume won’t change, you […]

Why the Holidays Are a Great Time to Network

The holiday season can be an excellent time to relax, but if you’re out of work, it is also the perfect time to kick your job hunt into high gear. Employers tend to do a lot of hiring at the beginning of the year, so putting on your game face now can put you on […]

Recently Unemployed? Here is How to Address the Gap in an Interview

The COVID-19 pandemic upended life as we know it, taking the unemployment rate to its highest level since the Great Depression. Jobs have slowly started to come back, and if your unemployment is due to the pandemic, no real explanation is needed. But even before COVID-19, employment gaps were extremely common. In fact, the average baby […]

Struggling to Get Your Resume Noticed?

Anytime a company posts a job opening, hiring managers and HR personnel and are often flooded with resumes. Because they don‘t have the time or resources to deal with all of them, they find ways to eliminate candidates quickly.  Many don‘t give resumes much more than a cursory glance before deciding whether to keep or toss them. So, you must make those precious few seconds count.  Here are some suggestions for making your resume stand out from a crowded field:  Always tailor your resume to the […]

5 Questions to Ask on Your First Day

It’s called stress. It’s that feeling that can overpower you on your first day at a new job. You know you’re going to be in the spotlight, and your boss, along with your new co-workers, will be judging you. But you can lessen the effects of that anxiety by asking questions. It’s just a matter […]

How to WOW Your New Employer on Your First Day

You were hired because someone thought you were a good fit for their company, not because they thought you knew everything about the position. No matter how much experience or training you have, everyone understands it’s going to take time for you to learn the ropes. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make an impression […]