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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.
“Ping!” Facebook beeps, displaying the notification, “We care about your memories.” The title dances across photos of nostalgic memories from your earlier years. Like a souvenir, these publicly posted pictures hold a sentiment. However, you aren’t the only one in these reminiscences. It is important to remember that in today’s culture, everything we do is making a lasting imprint. If you are using social media in 2020, make the resolution to review your profiles. Are they consistent, updated, admirable, and do they portray a positive professional image? Here are some ideas to help you land a new job with a good online impression.
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.
When it comes time to make a career move and you find yourself on the job hunt, it can seem daunting. Where do you look? How do you know which employers are the best match for your values and skillset? You can spend hours upon hours of time looking for just the right job…or you can work with a staffing agency and let their dedicated specialists find the perfect position for you in a fraction of the time. Let’s take a look at why you should use a staffing service to find your next job!