How to Handle Gaps in Employment on a Resume

Posted by K.J. Kozens on Mar 21, 2023 10:30:00 AM

Transparency, honesty, and trust are crucial for organizations when hiring for an open position. Understanding a candidate's work history, reasons for leaving a position, and why someone is currently looking for a new job are all part of building that trust. One way a candidate can build that trust, but also completely lose it, is by what's on, or not on their resume. It is important that job seekers know the impact of omitting a past work experience might have on their candidacy.


How to Bounce Back After Being Laid Off

Posted by Madelyn Langley on Feb 2, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Massive layoffs are sweeping the nation right now, specifically in the tech industry. In a recent survey by ResumeBuilder, 61% of business leaders in the software industry say their organizations will likely have layoffs this year. Most recently, layoffs are seeping into other industries and it is predicted they will continue throughout the year as organizations restructure and cut costs during economic downtown.


6 Easy Ways to Have a Stress-Free Job Search and Land an Offer

Posted by Jennifer DeLucia on Dec 8, 2022 10:06:56 AM

Let's face it, job searching these days is not easy! It can be a long, arduous, frustrating, and even demoralizing process: filling out online applications, taking assessments and/or personality tests, submitting references and resumes oftentimes never hearing back from anyone.

Much of the job search process can be outside of your control, however, there are some steps that are in your control to make the job search process easier and less stressful, and that will hopefully land you multiple job offers!


How to Pivot Into a New Career After College Graduation

Posted by Kayla Robinson on Oct 20, 2022 10:10:46 AM

College graduation can be a crazy and potentially stressful time in anyone’s life as they try to figure out post-school steps. The pressure can be even more exasperated if you’ve gotten to the point of graduation, and either a) you’re having trouble identifying an opportunity within your field, or b) after 4 years (or more) spent studying something, you’ve decided to move in a different direction.

Navigating the current job market can be rough, so regardless of the reason, here are some tips for changing your career after graduation.


Top Soft Skills Applicable to All Professionals 2022

Posted by Madelyn Langley on Aug 11, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Soft skills are individual attributes that enhance and influence how one works. Soft skills reveal who someone really is and how they operate in the workplace. Hard skills are technical skills and test your knowledge, while soft skills are personal qualities and behaviors that show how you utilize your hard skills. Soft skills develop and evolve over time, making them relevant and highly sought-after by hiring managers. Continue reading for a list of the top soft skills employers value and the importance of these skills so you can excel in your job search or career.


7 of the Best Google Chrome Extensions for Job Seekers

Posted by Madelyn Langley on Jul 28, 2022 11:15:00 AM

Google Chrome has some great extensions (software programs that can be installed into Chrome to change the browser's functionality) that can come in handy during the job search process. There are thousands of Chrome extensions, free or paid, available for installation from the Chrome Web Store, but I have narrowed down a list of the best, up-to-date extensions that would be the most beneficial during your job search. These extensions were hand-picked to make your life just that much easier!


Is My Imposter Syndrome Justified?

Posted by Jesse Mullen on Jul 12, 2022 10:00:00 AM

We’ve all heard of the term imposter syndrome. It’s the feeling of unworthiness that follows a great opportunity. The feeling of inadequacy and inexperience. But what happens when one is convinced that their imposter syndrome is justified?


How to Make Your Resume ATS-Friendly

Posted by Elyse Gonsalves on May 19, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Many employers today use applicant tracking systems (ATS) to help with their recruiting and hiring processes. These systems parse through thousands of resumes for selected keywords to save recruiters and hiring managers a lot of time by weeding out less ideal candidates for job postings. Making your resume ATS-friendly can greatly improve the chances that your resume will be seen by the hiring manager. Here are three tips to create a resume that is ATS-friendly.


Questions To Ask In An Interview For A Remote Job

Posted by Christopher Wallingford on Apr 21, 2022 12:36:38 PM

The past two years have seen dramatic changes in workplace dynamics and it could be said that none have been more significant than the increase in the number of, and demand for, opportunities to work remotely. Management and staff alike have learned that they can be as effective and efficient working from home as they can in the office and, therefore, the option to work remotely is becoming more and more popular. According to Forbes, remote work is here to stay and the number of opportunities will continue to increase into next year. So, if you are considering switching to a remote job now is a good time to start interviewing.


5 Company Culture Questions to Ask During an Interview

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 24, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Millions of employees are joining the Great Resignation and this movement is undoubtedly impacting the new world of work. High turnover is expected to continue to remain elevated this year. Not only are employees quitting at a staggering rate, but employees are quitting within the first few months/ first year of the job. Recent studies have shown that as high as 40% of newly hired employees alarmingly leave almost right after they start, and an additional 10% to 20% leave within the first year. Many different factors are driving this but one of the main influences for making a move so early within the job is poor workplace culture.


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