How To Take The Anxiety Out Of Job Searching

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There’s no way around it: job searching can be stressful. The process has improved in recent years with the convenience of job searching from your phone. However, that doesn’t take away all the anxiety of job searching by any means. Waiting for responses or rejection emails, sifting through job listings to find the ideal job,…

When Changing Careers Might Be a Good Idea

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If you value the direction your career is going, sometimes changes need to take place. One of those changes could be in your career itself. Circumstances may arise that force you to change careers entirely from one field to another. Changing careers, as you can imagine, is a big undertaking. However, it can also pay…

Getting Distracted While Working? Here’s How You Can Stay Focused

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Distractions abound in our everyday lives, especially while we’re working. They come in many forms: social media, texting, in-person conversations. For many, the list is endless. As such, a distracted workplace spells disaster for productivity. Here is a list of tips to keep you focused while at work.   © pathdoc / Adobe Stock  …

References: What They Are and How You Should Use Them

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References have been near standard for resumes and job searching for a long time. They can help seal the deal on a new job, or help find you new opportunities. However, what are they exactly, and how should you use them? We can help answer these questions.   © Viacheslav Iakobchuk / Adobe Stock  …

How To Advance Your Career Using Social Media

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One thing you have likely heard before is that social media can harm your career. We’ve even written a previous blog post about it! However, you might not have heard the opposite. You can help advance your career using social media. Social media, if used intelligently and in moderation, can be a great tool to…

What Makes The Ideal Customer Service Associate?

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When you think of customer service, what comes to mind? These jobs all revolve around assisting customers and maintaining the company’s customer-facing standards. However, unlike most jobs, it takes a special person to excel in and enjoy customer-facing positions. Do you have what it takes? Find out what makes the ideal customer service associate or…

How To Tell When It’s Time to Get a New Job

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For many, finding a new job is a difficult task. If you’re comfortable where you are now, finding something different often feels like you’re starting over. However, starting over can offer you a fresh perspective, one your current job might not be able to give you. If your current job feels like it’s more trouble…

Night Shift Perks You May Have Overlooked

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Night shift; overnight shift; third shift. All of these names refer to positions that have work hours during the night. You may not realize it, but a significant portion of the workforce works the graveyard shift. It is a viable option while job searching and makes great money. We’re here to illuminate some third-shift pluses…

Phone Interview Tips To Make The Best Impression Possible

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The job search landscape has changed drastically over the last several months. Even with businesses reopening and employees returning to work, the way things used to work still hasn’t quite returned yet. Some changes may even be permanent. One of those changes is in the way job seekers interact with prospective employers. The phone interview…

8 Things You Should Keep Off Your Resume

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Whether you are switching jobs or starting your job search for the first time, getting your resume right is the first step towards success. This document is your foot in the door of any company, and having it represent you well is a must. However, resume-writing is easy to learn, but hard to master. There…