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 »

“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 Ask For A Job Reference

  It used to be that including references was part of the application process, but not anymore. Most career openings now require applicants to provide a list of references when requested, usually after an initial interview. It’s become a trend that your potential employers might not ask for lists of references in the initial application.… Read more »

Translating the Business Casual Dress Code

  It’s the most common company dress code, but it still sounds like a misnomer. How can anything be both “business” AND “casual”? Is this professional or relaxed? A party in the back and business in the front didn’t work as a hairstyle, so why is this even a thing? Relax, we made you a… Read more »

Decode the Tech Industry’s Casual Dress Code

    We’ve seen and heard about Silicon Valley’s casual hoodies, the jeans, the snowboards, and seen the ripple effect as first tech companies, then all start-ups, and now nearly every company brags about a “casual dress code”. If you’ve never worked in one before, it sounds heavenly. Just throw on what you wore this weekend,… Read more »

What to Write in a Thank You Note After an Interview

  Sending the perfect thank you note makes more of an impression when you’re competing against others and increases a positive impression. If your interview was perhaps on the fence, think about this as a way to tip the tables in your favor – even after the interview is over. Email vs. Snail Mail If… Read more »