“What Do You Know About Our Company?” Interview Answer

“What do you know about our company?” isn’t a question that you might have expected, but it does come up. Unlike the questions regarding your greatest strength or weakness, this answer has to be tailored to each company. That is also exactly why the question is being asked.   Why Would You Be Asked “What… Read more »

9 Ways Staffing Agencies Help Job Seekers

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Who hasn’t googled “jobs hiring near me”? After all, who wants a long commute? After all, it doesn’t matter how much they pay or if they hire you if you can’t get there! Plenty of places say that they’re hiring, but do you know for sure? How can you be certain that your resume will… Read more »

Coronavirus Career Advice: 5 Ways To Improve Your Job Prospects At Home

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The current amount of people out of work and stuck at home is astronomical. We won’t be staying home forever, and when restrictions are finally eased, all of those people claiming unemployment will be filling out job applications. If you’re one of them, you might be wondering how to make sure you can be in… Read more »

5 Tips for Hiring During Low Unemployment

Hiring during low unemployment can feel overwhelming.  With the national average at 3.5%,  it’s the applicant’s market. The U.S. labor market is the tightest it’s been in recent memory since 1969. While hiring during low unemployment can feel overwhelming, there are a few strategies to make sure it doesn’t happen to your company.   Are… Read more »

How to Handle a Gap on Your Resume

Have you got a gap on your resume? Maybe you took time off to take care of an ailing parent, or go back to school, or travel the world, or to take care of your children. Whatever that reason, you can feel like your job hunt is going to be much harder than if that… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »