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Determining what you should wear to a job interview can feel complicated. There is a lot of pressure surrounding how well you answer interview questions as well as how you present yourself. A good first impression with the recruiter or interviewer will demonstrate that you’re a great fit for the company. To pick your next interview outfit, start by paying attention to small details, familiarizing yourself with the company, and finding a balance between professional and comfortable clothes.
Have you ever been intensely rushing to get to work, only to find out at the very last minute that your car won’t start!? Feeling the pressure to get a job without reliable transportation is frustrating, to say the least. Most of us have been there at one point or another; it is a disheartening feeling to not be able to take a job, simply because you do not have the resources to provide a consistent way to get to work. Don’t give up; instead, let’s get creative to find you a new ride to work.
Have you ever asked for a raise before? You might be surprised to find that most people have not. It is important to have good timing when asking for a raise - and to make sure you have put in the work for it! You don’t have to spend hours preparing an elaborate presentation; keep it short and to the point.
Congratulations on the new job! The first day of work may feel foreign and intimidating. Hang in there! Feeling nervous is instinctive and can help sharpen your focus. The first few weeks can be challenging, but your hard work will pay off. Every job can lead to incredible possibilities. Remember these 3 tips to ensure you leave a good impression.
To boost your confidence before an interview it is essential that you familiarize yourself with the position you are applying for. Another key, critical component for interview confidence is to be knowledgeable about the company, and people within the business, that you are interviewing with. Below is a free template to help guide you into a confident interview.
Why is Thanksgiving the best time to apply for a job? Many job seekers take a break on their job search over Thanksgiving week, but companies are still hiring. This is the perfect opportunity to jump ahead of the competition. What are the top job openings this holiday season? Keep reading to see what’s on the menu this year!
How to Find Your First Job
Leaping over the hurdle towards your own independence starts with one challenging question: Where are you going to find a job with little or no work experience? This article will help prepare you for landing a meaningful first job… no experience required!
Applying for jobs can seem daunting. After all, you’re essentially trying to prove that you’re the best candidate option for the job. How do you do this? It is safe to assume that most if not all of the candidates applying have the hard skills that the job requires, but what about soft skills? Soft skills are personality traits and behaviors that allow you to succeed in the workplace. It is these skills that will set you apart from other applicants. Let’s take a look at how you can use soft skills to separate yourself from other candidates.
You’ve found the perfect job posting, sent off your resume and now you’re anxiously awaiting. Is it appropriate to follow up after submitting a job application? Absolutely! It is more than appropriate it is recommended. Following up on a job application shows the hiring manager you have a sincere interest in the position and can set you apart from other candidates. Let’s take a look at 6 tips for following up on your resume.
You’ve spent hours preparing for the big interview. You know everything there is to know about the company, the position, and the skill set needed. How do you prepare for the unexpected? You can’t prepare for every single question the interviewer will ask. There will inevitably be a question you don’t know the answer too. Let’s take a look at 4 ways of handling the unexpected question.