A Blog for Job Seekers

Articles, tips and best practices especially for candidates.

Plan on It: 5 Ways to Get Yourself Organized with a Planner

  • September 11, 2018

We all wish our lives could feel more organized. Year after year, it’s one of the most prevalent New Year’s resolutions and one of the most common goals students set at the start of the academic season. If you’re ready to stop missing appointments and start feeling like you’re on top of all your projects, […]

5 “Back to Work” Tips for a Happier You

  • September 5, 2018

Notebooks: check.  Pencils: check.  Backpack: check.  Yep, it’s “back to school” time!  For many children, it’s an exciting time of making friends and learning new things.  As we grow older, many adults lose this sense of youth and enthusiasm for the back-to-work-day… but you don’t have to!  Approach work passionately and feel enthused at your job […]

Practical advice for the best resume and cover letter

  • August 27, 2018

Hiring managers receive about 250 applications per job, and they spend only around six seconds looking at each one. If you want to stand out, you have a limited time to do so. Learn how with our Resume and Cover Letter guide! 

Real, Practical Advice for a Cover Letter that Gets You Hired

  • August 14, 2018

Do you shudder at the thought of writing a cover letter? You’re not alone. Cover letters are the perfect opportunity to show that you’re likeable, smart, and driven—but if you’re not a writer the whole thing can seem like a nerve-racking complication. After all, if you’re applying for an IT position, you never claimed to […]

Things Employers Say to Get You to Stay

  • 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?

  • 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 […]