5 Questions You Need to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Posted by Andreea Muntean on Apr 24, 2018 9:42:22 AM

So you’ve been given a job offer, now what? If you are excited and the job fits your requirement, then accept it on the spot…but only if you have the answers to the questions that confirm it’s the right fit for you. Here are the top five questions to ask a potential employer that will allow you to see if this position aligns with your personal and professional goals.


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.


Do You Know You Have These 5 Impressive Skills? (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 18, 2017 10:35:52 AM

This post was originally published on the JOHNLEONARD blog and written by Erin Bazinet on February 16, 2016.


6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills

Posted by Danielle Walker on Aug 9, 2017 10:26:23 AM

There is no avoiding presentations throughout your career. Whether you need to present your skills to a hiring manager or present a project you’ve been working on to your boss, being able to perform well is critical. No matter how qualified you are, poorly presented information can cloud judgement and remove the focus from your content.


How to Personalize Your LinkedIn Invitations (with Examples)

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jul 6, 2017 10:40:54 AM

Personalization is a key component to get someone to respond to you on LinkedIn. Whether you are a job seeker trying to reach a prospective employer or a recruiter attempting to find a quality candidate for your organization, you need to take a little extra time to compose a well-thought-out invitation when connecting with someone.


How to Tackle Your First Networking Event

Posted by Danielle Walker on Jun 20, 2017 10:23:18 AM

Networking events can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first one. However, you need to network to open the door to career-boosting opportunities. A new survey revealed that 85% of all jobs are filled via networking, so it’s important to start making an impression. Utilize the following tips if you’re just starting to get involved in the world of networking and aren’t sure where to begin.


10 Ways to Prepare for a Career if You’re Still in School

Posted by Danielle Walker on Jun 13, 2017 10:19:54 AM

Whether you are an incoming college freshman or a rising senior, thinking about your career is always important. You don’t want to stress too much about it, but it is a big reason why you’re going to school in the first place. Even if you may not know exactly what you want to do after school, you should still be thinking about it. Here are ten helpful ways to get prepared for life after college and to be able to achieve your career goals.


6 Ways to Expand Your Current Network and Build Meaningful Relationships

Posted by Jalisa DelosSantos on May 2, 2017 10:21:47 AM

The main purpose of networking is to build meaningful relationships and foster a real connection with others. Although it is sometimes perceived as awkward and cumbersome, it is necessary in all aspects of your professional career. You may be surprised to find you already have an established network, you just need to find the ways to further build those relationships. The following tips are ways you can find those connections and further expand your current network.


Graduating Soon? Here’s How to Prepare For Your Career After College

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Apr 19, 2017 10:28:27 AM

Congratulations! As graduation is near, you’re approaching the finishing line and it’s time to launch your career. If you thought finals were stressful; searching for your first job will be just as demanding a task. It’s never too early to start planning for your future and by starting early, you will help eliminate the pressure that comes with looking for your first “real job”. The following ways will give you a jump start on your competition and make you more prepared for your career after college.


10 Small Mistakes to Avoid When Communicating with a Potential Employer

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Mar 23, 2017 10:36:41 AM

When reviewing job descriptions, more likely than not, a top requirement will include excellent communication skills. Recruiters and hiring managers will want to see that you have strong verbal, listening, writing, and nonverbal communication skills. These types of skills aren’t just necessary for career success, but they are imperative throughout your job search as well. In order to present yourself as a top communicator, be sure to avoid these small mistakes when communicating with a potential employer.


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