Erin Bazinet

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Where Should You Start Your Job Search? Here’s Your 8-Step Plan

Posted by Erin Bazinet on May 3, 2018 9:47:13 AM

It’s a big decision to embark on a job search. Whether you are about to graduate or have years of experience, the process of looking for a new job is something you need to be prepared for. So the important question is, where should you even start? Listed here are eight steps you can take to be organized, equipped, and fully ready to take on a job search and find your next career opportunity.


Easy and Effective Ways to Give Back to Your Professional Network

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Apr 26, 2018 9:30:46 AM

Everyone knows that networking is an essential part of a job search or career. You make contacts through LinkedIn, meet people at conferences, reach out to alumni of your school, and find numerous other ways to build your network of connections. Once you’ve established this group, how are you staying engaged with them?


How to Make Sure Your Resume Has No Spelling Errors

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Apr 3, 2018 9:58:01 AM

After working tirelessly on creating your resume, the last thing you want to have is a spelling error on it. According to a recent survey, 59% of recruiters will reject a candidate's resume because of a spelling mistake or poor grammar.


10 Additional Free Tools to Create a More Advanced Resume

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Feb 15, 2018 9:55:22 AM

Creating a resume for your job search can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are helpful tools online that can assist you in writing a more advanced resume.


5 Creative Ways to Make Your Personal Brand Shine

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jan 11, 2018 9:35:39 AM

With the start of the New Year, it’s a great time to take a look at how you’re perceived online. Get a better understanding of your personal brand by reviewing your social media, online profiles, and anything else on the web that you may use in your job search or to advance your career. Regardless of where you are professionally, there are most likely a few things you can do to improve your brand.


What You Need to Research About an Organization Before an Interview

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Dec 20, 2017 9:30:46 AM

One of the most important aspects of preparing for an upcoming interview is research. In order to maintain a steady two-way conversation with your interviewer, you need to be able to demonstrate your knowledge of the potential employer.


How to Be More Interesting in an Interview

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Nov 28, 2017 9:51:38 AM

When going into an interview, it’s important to find the ways to differentiate yourself from the pool of candidates who are also interviewing. You will most likely be asked a range of ‘typical’ interview questions, like “Tell me about yourself” or “What is your greatest weakness?” While these types of questions are going to be asked by recruiters and hiring manager alike, it’s important to learn the ways to stick out from the crowd and be memorable. Follow these helpful tips in order to be more interesting and make a lasting impression in your interview.


Don’t Let These 7 Job Search Myths Scare You

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Oct 31, 2017 10:54:49 AM

Throughout your job search, you’re bound to come across situations that may deter you from the overall process. You’re likely to be getting information and advice from a variety of online resources and those in your industry, as well as friends and family. It can sometimes be hard and frightening to take on all a job search entails. Nevertheless, during this Halloween and beyond, don’t let the following seven myths scare you as you begin your search for a new opportunity.


6 Things to Bring to an Interview, and 6 Things to Leave at Home

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Oct 12, 2017 10:33:27 AM

When getting ready for an upcoming interview, you’ll have a number of things you need to get prepared for the big day. There may be some materials you don’t realize you should bring with you, and other ones that you should leave behind as not to disrupt you. Here is a list of the top six things to bring with you to an interview, as well as six things that are best left at home.


Even More Helpful Google Chrome Extensions for Job Seekers

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Sep 27, 2017 10:42:46 AM

There are constantly new tools becoming available to job seekers as the world of hiring continues to evolve. We previously presented our top Google Chrome extensions that can assist you in a number of ways during your job search. As these types of tools further develop, we’ve found even more extensions that will help you land that next job. Take a look at the following Google Chrome tools that will assist any job seeker in their search for a new career opportunity.


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