Top 5 Tips for Getting a New Job in the New Year

Top Five Tips for Getting a New Job in the New Year

Are you thinking of a new job for the New Year? Traditionally, the new year is a time for fireworks, champagne, and fresh starts. That now includes starting fresh at a new job. According to the data from Human Workplace Index Study, more than a third of U.S. employees plan to leave their job in… Read more »

Why You Should Be Looking for Jobs During the Holiday Season

Woman watches and leans on the man, while he types on a laptop. Both of them are smiling while he applies to jobs online. Behind them are Christmas tree lights.

Why You Should Be Looking for Jobs During the Holiday Season The holiday season is a great time to look for new jobs. It’s also a busy time for employers, so there will likely be lots of opportunities available. The holiday season is a great time to network. Networking is one of the most effective… Read more »

How to Explain Gaps in Employment On Your Resume

How to Explain a Gap in Employment on Your Resume

Employment gaps on a resume are when someone has been unemployed for a period of time. It’s important that employers understand this so they can accurately assess your skills and experience. Employment gaps are periods of time during which you weren’t officially or formally employed. That can range from a few months to several years.… Read more »

Job Hunting During A Recession: How To Find The Right Job When There Are Few Jobs Available

Job hunting during a recession: Man sitting with laptop waiting for job interview

Are you job hunting during a recession? The economy has been in a slump, so finding a new job isn’t easy. But there are things you can do to improve your chances of landing that dream job. Here’s how to find the right job when there are few available positions Job hunting during a recession… Read more »

Job-Hopping: the Pros and Cons

Job-Hopping: the Pros and Cons

Job-hopping used to be considered the worst thing possible for your career. One of the unwritten rules of work culture used to be that to avoid looking unreliable, you should stay at least a few years at a new job, even if you hate it. That’s changing.   What is Job Hopping “Job-hopping” is traditionally… Read more »

9 Ways to Get a Job Without Experience

9 Ways to Get a Job Without Experience

“Get a job without experience, but you need the experience to get the job!” We’ve all encountered the terrible experience-job paradox. It’s a Catch-22, which can feel incredibly frustrating, particularly when you’re just starting out. While you may feel limited in the traditional ideas of what amounts to “work experience”, just know that you’re not… Read more »

5 Ways to Spot a Toxic Workplace Before You Take the Job

5 Ways to Spot a Toxic Workplace Before You Take the Job

Most people aren’t thinking of avoiding a toxic workplace when they’re offered a job interview. Why would we? Interviews make us hopeful. Job searching is already a difficult job all by itself, but once you’re hired it’s a different situation. As Robert Glazer, author of “Performance Partnerships” wrote, “No matter how great the title, the… Read more »

Speed Up Your Job Search With These 9 Tips (and Get Hired Faster)

Speed up your job search

Looking for a new job is a job all by itself, right? Just reading the job descriptions alone can eat up a ton of your time. Instead of wasting your time going through every job opening on the internet, speed up your job search instead with these insider tips! There are three steps to going… Read more »

10 Signs Your Job Interview Went Well

10 Signs Your Job Interview Went Well

If you’ve ever wondered if your job interview went well, you’re not alone! The end of an interview can often leave you wondering what kind of impression you made. This article will cover the signs so you can see if your interview went well. 10 Signs Your Job Interview Went Well: The Interview Ran Long… Read more »

5 Signs That a Company is a Great Place to Work

When you’re interviewing for a job, it’s can be easy to stress only about what you’re giving them – what answers to their interview questions, what to wear, what to say. It’s important to remember that you’re also interviewing them, as in, do you really want to work here? What will it be like after… Read more »