Elizabeth DeSilva

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What You Need to Take Off Your Resume... Right Now!

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Dec 20, 2016 9:51:11 AM

While any time of the year is a good time to re-vamp your resume, the New Year is a perfect excuse to give your resume a fresh look. A very important part of improving your resume is removing unnecessary items from it. When life gets busy and time moves fast, we sometimes forget to make these necessary updates. Continue reading to see the four areas you need to clean up when editing your resume and identifying the basic things to take off.


How to Make 2017 Your Most Successful Year Yet

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Dec 13, 2016 10:15:20 AM

2016 has been quite the year, and whether you’re prepared or not, 2017 is knocking on the door. It is almost time for us to have a fresh start, a new chapter, and a new year. A new year means a time to look back and see what worked and what didn’t work. We can then take what we’ve learned and apply it to our goals for the upcoming year. January 1st is more than just a date on the calendar, it is a symbol for a fresh start. Whether you are looking for a career change or to take the next step in your career, learn how you can start 2017 on a strong foot and make it your most successful year yet.


How to Make Yourself More Available to Recruiters

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Dec 8, 2016 10:13:16 AM

You’ve decided it’s time for a change in your career. Whether it’s switching jobs, taking on a leadership role, or completely changing your career path, you’ve chosen to get your job search going. When you are in the job hunting process, it is important to make yourself completely available to recruiters. We’ve provided you with the following helpful tips to make sure recruiters will be able to reach you while you are tackling the job search.


Why Feedback Is an Integral Part of the Hiring Process

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Nov 29, 2016 10:20:14 AM

In today’s world, we all want to stand out in our industry, especially when it comes to applying for a new job. Whether you are a job seeker, recruiter, or hiring manager, feedback plays a key part in the overall hiring process. In each of these roles, it’s important to learn where feedback comes from, how each position can work together on providing it, and finally what to do with feedback once we receive it.


How to Stay Energized and Beat That Afternoon Slump

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Nov 8, 2016 11:38:10 AM

Whether you are working a 9-5 office job or a remote job from your home, you have most likely experienced the afternoon slump feeling at one point or another. There may be a time in your afternoon when you’re ready to crawl under your desk and take a nice nap. Although as wonderful as that may sound, there are many other ways to gain back your energy and keep up your productivity until the end of the day.


Twitter and LinkedIn Updates You Need to Know as a Job Seeker

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Oct 25, 2016 10:23:57 AM

As we all know, social media is a huge part of our world today. When used correctly and to its full potential, social media can be a great tool for your professional career. In a recent study, it was discovered that 60% of hiring managers use social media as a tool to check on their various candidates. When you are in the market for a new job, you want to make sure that you’re social media is at its absolute best.


The 10 Apps You Need to Help You Get Through Your Commute

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Oct 6, 2016 11:10:16 AM

In recent studies, roughly 1.7 million Americans have a commute that takes 90 minutes or more each way. That’s 180 minutes of your day that you are spending in a car, bus, train, or walking to and from work. Thankfully, there are ways you can utilize this time in order to make your day a bit easier and more productive. Take a look at the following ten smartphone apps that you can take advantage of to optimize your commute.


How to Juggle a Full Class Load and an Internship

Posted by Elizabeth DeSilva on Sep 27, 2016 10:38:44 AM

Being a full-time college student keeps you busy enough, but then deciding to take on an internship during the semester adds even more to your schedule. You have to take into account your course load, a commute to the internship, extracurricular activities, and maintaining a normal college life on top of it.


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