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Are You Reading Job Ads Wrong?

When you’re looking for work, it can feel easy to minimize how it feels to send out your resume and either be rejected or hear nothing back to just a number: “I only sent out twenty applications, so tomorrow I’ll send forty!” No. You’re focused on quantity when you should be looking at quality. The key… Read more »

3 Easy Ways to Stand Out At Your Job

It’s hard to stand out if your job is the same as many other people at the same company. This makes it harder to get a promotion, and this is even more difficult if all of you are working on the same project or all vying for one permanent or promoted position. So what can… Read more »

10 Best Tips for Changing Careers

Dread the thought of another day at your current job? Envying someone else’s line of work? If you just can’t stand the thought of going back there, check out all of our steps to make sure your career change is as seamless as possible.   Decide! Figure out which part of your job you can’t… Read more »

 5 Most Important Phone Interview Tips

Why a Phone Interview? Why do managers ask for phone interviews? Phone interviews are used to narrow down the amount of applicants who will be interviewed in person. If you get a phone interview, you need to know that making it to an in-person interview isn’t a definite. You need to earn that in-person interview!… Read more »

How To Get Your Resume Past The ATS

Today we’re going to cover why an ATS is your first hiring hurdle! As technology advances, so do it’s interruption into the hiring process. While several decades ago a hiring manager had to sort sometimes hundreds of resumes by hand, that’s no longer the case.   What is an ATS (Applicant Tracking System)? When applying… Read more »

Difference Between W-2 and 1099 Tax Form

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Recently,  lot of people are confused about the difference between a W-2 and a 1099 form and why it’s so important. Today we break it down for you! What is a W-2? W-2 is more detailed than a 1099. The reason for that is employers withhold deductions throughout the year from employee income and those… Read more »

6 Top Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You the Job

You Didn’t Spellcheck This is crucial, as it shows a lack of follow-through. Who wants someone who isn’t professional enough to check the spelling and grammar of their resume?   Incorrect or Missing Contact Information No one will be able to reach you if the phone number or email is wrong, so make sure you… Read more »

5 Ways To Make an Amazing First Impression

Interviews can be rough! You know you’re supposed to bring your resume and be polite to the hiring manager, but what other things do you need to know about interviews? Show Up on Time Being punctual to your interview should be a given, but it’s worth mentioning again: show up on time. If you’re running… Read more »

“Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question and Answer

Let’s conquer the “Tell me about yourself” interview question! Picture this: You finally get the call for the interview, accept the time and date, and double-check the address. You find your interview “ Dress For Success” outfit, get to the place a little early, and try not to look anxious while waiting. The hiring manager comes… Read more »