A Blog for Job Seekers

Articles, tips and best practices especially for candidates.

Things Employers Say to Get You to Stay

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  • August 9, 2018

It might be flattering to know that your boss wants you to stick around. However, if you’re ready to leave a company and your boss is trying to convince you to stay, the situation can quickly grow uncomfortable. Here are all the things employers will say to get you to stay and why you shouldn’t […]

Informational Interviews – what is it and how do I get one?

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  • July 31, 2018

So, what exactly is an informational interview? Imagine a job interview where, instead of pursuing a job, you’re just seeking career advice. You can request an informational interview when you want to know more about someone’s job, company, or industry. It’ll give you a chance to pick someone’s brain for career advice, providing you insight […]

Infographic: Your guide to social media

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  • July 20, 2018

Did you know that most employers will check your social media when you apply for a job? But don’t worry, you don’t have to make everything private or delete all your pictures from the internet. Here is all you need to know on making your social media job hunt ready!

Salary Talk: This is How You Rock a Salary Negotiation!

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  • July 5, 2018

There will come a point during your job search when you must have THE salary talk. It can be a daunting conversation—especially if you’ve never negotiated your salary before. Surveys say that only 11% of people are satisfied with their first salary offer (Houston Chronicle), yet nearly half (49%) accept it (CareerBuilder). When you don’t negotiate, you […]

Salary Talk: 5 Things You MUST Do When Prepping for a Salary Negotiation

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  • July 5, 2018

There will come a point during your job search when you must have THE salary talk. It can be a daunting conversation—especially if you’ve never negotiated your salary before. However, with a little bit of preparation you can rock any salary negotiation. As one of the nation’s leading staffing companies, we engage in salary discussions […]

5 Amazingly Useful Websites for Salary Research

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  • June 19, 2018

So, you’ve completed the application, nailed the interview, and provided all your references. You finally got the job offer! But is the salary fair? Only one way to find out. These salary research tools will help you determine how fair a salary is. Every successful salary negotiation starts with one very important step: figuring out […]

Ultimate Interview Guide (Part I): 6 Critical Tips to Prep BEFORE Your Next Interview

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  • May 29, 2018

Interviews are your best chance to make a good impression and connect with the hiring manager. No pressure, right? A Harris Interactive and Everest College survey found that 92% of Americans have at least some fear of interviews. The most common concern was being too nervous, with 17% saying this was their top concern. Other […]