Hired On-Demand: How to Make the First Impression Count

Maybe you were hoping for a full-time job, but a contract position came along instead? Or, maybe you enjoy contract work, and you would like to keep landing assignments? In either case, you need to make a great first impression at your upcoming placement. Follow these seven tips to turn your on-demand job into career-building… Read More »

How to Show Off Your Soft Skills in an Interview

As you navigate today’s job market, you are likely to hear the buzzwords soft skills or emotional intelligence. What are soft skills? And, how can you use this knowledge to ace your next interview? Soft skills are personal characteristics that enable someone to interact effectively with other people. They include a wide variety of traits… Read More »

What Should You Include on Your Resume?

It is time to write your resume. Where do you start? It is daunting to open a blank Word document and realize the document you are about to compose may win or lose you an interview opportunity. Don’t let the pressure get you down. Although some trends may change, the main purpose of a resume… Read More »

How Social Media Will Help You Find Your Next Job

Fast food giant McDonald’s made headlines recently when it rolled out a plan to recruit millennial workers using Snapchat, Spotify and Hulu. According to senior director of HR for McDonald’s USA, Jez Langhorn, “We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to find job seekers.” (ERE Recruiting Intelligence, 2017) This is a far cry from… Read More »

5 Important Signs You Need to Make a Career Move

Most people make major career choices before they’re 21 years old. While it seemed like a good idea at the time, life has changed. You may find your job is no longer fulfilling, too stressful or not lucrative enough. Is this just a passing phase, or are you poised to tackle a new chapter? Here… Read More »