Job Seekers

The most important thing to remember as you're preparing for a job interview can be succinctly stated: You never get a second chance to make a first impression. When you meet an interviewer—regardless of whether it's (let’s say) in-person at the prospective employer or virtually with a third-party...

There are many “givens” when being interviewed for employment—including everything from being on time to doing your background research on the company, dressing appropriately and staying positive. In addition, however, there are several personality traits that can help you stand apart from other job candidates. Confidence Always remember: You’ve...

Whatever the state of the job market—and whatever stage of the interviewing process you might be in—it's critical to make a good impression. Keep in mind that while employers are always seeking candidates who are confident, poised and motivated, they are also looking for individuals who can...

When it comes to setting yourself apart during the hiring process, nothing is more important than successfully navigating the interview. Sure, you may have the perfect resume, a long list of quality references, and all the personality traits of the ideal new hire. But if...

When you’re job hunting, your most powerful tool will be your resumé. It’s the first impression that employers will have of you, so making sure that it’s perfectly polished is an absolute must. Furthermore, in today’s world, employers are buried in online applications; you only...

When beginning a new job hunt, having clear criteria to use as search filters will help narrow the available opportunities. While it is critical to keep in mind criteria specific to job function, location, and industry, it is equally, if not more, vital to consider...

Your portfolio is your ticket to securing that new job. With samples of your past work, your future employers can see the proof behind what your resume and cover letters say. Your portfolio demonstrates past achievements in your field. Nowadays, everything is online, including portfolios. Rather...

Your resume is essential to help you land your dream job. However, if there is anything unusual or out-of-the-ordinary on it, hiring managers and human resource personnel may inquire about it and place you low on their “favorite’s list.” So, what should you do if...

No matter if you live out of town or a company is trying to limit their staff’s exposure to the public, you may be asked to complete a telephone interview as you search for a new job. Unfortunately, telephone interviews can be nerve-wracking. You must...