Posts Categorized: Candidate

Job Seeking While Employed?

Finding a job does not just occur when you are out of a job or getting ready to graduate. It also happens, more often than not, when you are already employed. Job seeking while employed is a very touchy task to undertake, because if you make one wrong step it could impact your current employment.… Read More »

How to Select the Best Professional References

Putting together a resume and reference list for a job application takes time. You should not throw something together in an instant simply to meet a job application deadline. Take the time to make sure your documents are visually appealing, do not have any spelling mistakes, and that you have a strong list of professional… Read More »

Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Finding a job is hard enough, but it can be downright impossible if you submit a cover letter full of mistakes. It is a good idea to have someone proofread your cover letter prior to submitting it with a job application so that you can find any mistakes you might have missed. We will discuss… Read More »

Are You a Job Hopper? Use Your Experience to Land the Job You Want

Being a job hopper is fun for some and incredibly annoying for others. Some professionals choose to hop from job to job during their career because it is something they enjoy. Others have to be a job hopper because they cannot seem to find a job that fits into their life or career. No matter… Read More »

Interview Tip: Show Your Enthusiasm

With the new year in full swing, many people have begun searching for a new job because they want to further their career or prepare for the real world after school. If you are one of those job seekers, you need to prepare for a job interview as much as possible. One thing you must… Read More »

How and When to Follow Up After an Interview

You have landed a job interview after months of searching. You are excited to attend the interview, but also nervous. Then, you nail the interview and can’t wait to tell everyone you know about it. There is another step that you should perform and it must occur prior to hearing from the company again. That… Read More »

Long-Term Unemployment? How to Jump-start Your Job Search

Being unemployed for a prolonged period can be emotionally draining and very stressful. It does not matter if you walked away from a job, were laid off, or fired; being out of work is a very difficult situation to handle. In today’s post, we will discuss the best methods to jump-start your job search so… Read More »

Four Tips to Help You Connect With Your Interviewer

Are you preparing for a job interview? If so, it is important to connect with your interviewer in order to make the process simpler and less stressful. When you have trouble connecting with your interviewer, it makes for an awkward interview and possibly even a missed opportunity to acquire an offer of employment. In today’s… Read More »

Do You Know Your Interviewing Weaknesses?

Preparing for a job interview is one of the most important parts of a job search. No matter how many job interviews you have attended in the past, you need to prepare for each one because anything can happen that can throw you off your game plan. Recognizing the weaknesses you have in job interviews… Read More »

Don’t Become a Desperate Job Seeker

Everyone knows how difficult it can be to find a job, whether you really need one or just want to switch to a new one. But, you cannot turn into a desperate job seeker or you will be sending employers the wrong message. Here are the best ways to search for a new job without… Read More »