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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, a lot of people have been 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 1099. The reason for that is employers withhold deductions throughout the year from employee income and… Read more »

6 Top Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You the Job

6 Top Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You the Job

Resume mistakes are one of the easiest steps to avoid, but they still happen! Are you sure you’ve done all the steps? Some may seem obvious, but we wouldn’t remind you about them if they weren’t important. Go through this shortlist now and make sure your resume is up to the standards!   You Didn’t… 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 »

“What Is Your Greatest Strength?” Interview Question

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The question of what your greatest strength is in the workplace always comes up, no matter what position!  Answering your strength is actually easier than you think if you know what to look for! Watch for Different Versions of The Strength Question This question also hides under the disguise of: What do you do best?… Read more »

Greatest Weakness Interview Question and Answer

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It can be nerve-wracking to answer the “greatest weakness” question in an interview, but we will help you avoid all the pitfalls. The weakness question can be a trap or a chance to show off your skill!  Give the wrong answer and the whole interview could be over before you know it. Read more for… Read more »

How To Overcome the Job Experience Requirement

It’s a common catch when starting a new career: every job ad asks for experience, but you don’t have any. To get the job, you need experience – but how can you earn experience without the job? How do you get experience before you get experience? Plenty of people are looking to change directions or… Read more »

Dress For Success for a Job Interview

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What Does it Mean to “Dress for Success”? “Dress for Success” was originally the title of a 1975 book by John T. Molloy about how clothing affects personal and business success. It became a bestseller and he followed it up with The Women’s Dress for Success Book. These books promoted the concept of “power dressing”.… Read more »

5 Steps for a Career Change Resume (with an Example)

Looking for a career change? Switching jobs, particularly changing from one industry to another, can feel like a daunting task. If you’re one of the many people whose job was furloughed or the company went under during the pandemic, you’re not alone. Starting over can feel scary, but we’ve got the inside scoop straight from… Read more »