How to Evaluate Your Job Interview Performance

After an interview you are unlikely to receive any feedback other than “You’re Hired” or “Thank you for your time.” This makes it difficult to determine how well you did. Were you the second or the third choice, or not even in the running? To get better at interviews (and eventually land that job), you… Read More »

The Pros and Cons of Having an Infographic Resume

Infographics, or data made visual, date back to the 1700s. You have probably seen lots of infographics in print and online, and now this trend is moving into the job market with infographic resumes. Standard resumes use text to list information from top to bottom. Infographic resumes apply graphic design elements, including layout, color, icons… Read More »

Tips for Tailoring Your Resume for a Specific Job

If you have spent time researching how to write an effective resume, you probably have encountered the following advice: Customize your resume for every position to which you apply. Although this may sound like a difficult and time-consuming task, it is important. And, it may be easier than you think. Use these steps to craft… Read More »

Four Tips for Hiring the Right Receptionist

A receptionist is the face of your organization. Often, they are the first point of contact for an outsider, and this encounter can have a lasting effect. Finding the right person is incredibly important. Hiring for any job can be a challenge. So, how can your company achieve the best results? Use these four steps… Read More »

The Benefits of Working for a Leader Who Supports You

Most people would love to work for the “perfect” boss. Obviously, this is a tall order. However, it is possible to cultivate and leverage supportive leadership to improve your on-the-job performance. How Can a Supportive Boss Improve My Career? A Better Work Culture According to Satya Nadella, the current CEO of Microsoft. “Leaders need to… Read More »

Have You Been Unemployed for a While? Here’s What to Do

There is no way to sugar-coat it. Being unemployed will make it more difficult for you to find a job. There are no federal and very few state laws to protect against unemployment discrimination, and the bias worsens the longer an individual is out of work. However, all is not lost. Lots of people overcome… Read More »

How to Choose the Best Job References

When you are putting together a resume, your list of references will be one of the most important decisions you make. References are more powerful than a perfect resume or a spot-on interview, because they provide an additional layer of authenticity. Although you will not have direct control over what your references say, you can… Read More »

4 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand While Looking for a Job

In today’s economy, hiring no longer entails merely a resume, references and an interview. According to a 2017 study, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen job candidates. (Business News Daily, 2017). For job seekers, this is an opportunity. Like corporations, they can use easily accessible online platforms to shape an appealing identity… Read More »

Tips for a Successful Warehouse Job Interview

Job interviews can be intimidating, no matter how many you’ve been on in the past. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to ensure you have a great interview and land the job. If you are interviewing for a warehouse position, try implementing the following strategies during the interview: Dress a Step Above Before you… Read More »