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How To Fix Your Broken Career Resolutions – 6 Simple Tips You Can Use Today

What happens when you just can’t seem to keep your job search resolutions from year to year?


Pros and Cons for Quitting Your Job Without Another One Lined Up

By Noelle | November 18, 2019

You’ve hit your limit in your job. It’s completely sucking the life out of you and you know it’s time to quit. However you don’t have another job lined up. Should you still quit? There are pros and cons to quitting a job without another one lined up. In this blog post we will break …


Is Linkedin Premium Worth It?

By Noelle | June 3, 2019

Linkedin is an invaluable resource for job searchers, career-minded professionals, and general networking but is paying for Linkedin Premium worth it? In this post, we’ll analyze whether or not Linkedin premium is worth the investment, what features are included in the paid upgrade, and whether or not your premium account makes a difference to hiring …

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5 Ways To Focus On Your Health While At Work

By Noelle | May 28, 2019

You likely spend at least eight hours a day, five days a week working, which is a lot of your time. It’s important that during the week you’re focusing on your physical and mental health to help improve your wellbeing and stay happy. There are plenty of ways to boost your physical activity, eat healthily, …

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Job Offer Negotiation: How to Get Paid What You Deserve

By Scott Rice | April 15, 2019

Congratulations! You made it through all of the stages of the interview process and your dream company is making you a job offer. You’re on cloud nine until you get an email outlining your compensation package. It wasn’t what you anticipated. What do you do? In this post, we’ll break down the individual components of an …

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How to Successfully Ask for a Raise

By Noelle | April 8, 2019

Let’s face it: Making more money is something that many of us are interested in. We might want more responsibility, for example, and with that should come a boost in your paycheck. Or you might want to bring your salary into line with others in your profession. Finally, you might have gained some experience and …

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How to Dress for a Job Interview

By Scott Rice | February 18, 2019

Acing the job interview is your last hurdle before landing your dream job. With something so important on the line, you don’t want your wardrobe to eliminate you before the interview starts. In this post, we’ll share easy ways to know exactly what to wear and everything you need to know about how to select …


Business Etiquette Tips for College Graduates

By Noelle | February 27, 2017

Updated: January 2021 You took your final college exams and received your diploma. Now you’re officially a college graduate, which means it’s time to begin your search for a full-time job in your career field. As you begin going on interviews and start your first job, it’s important to study up on proper business etiquette. …


What Employers Look for on Your Social Media Profile

By Noelle | February 20, 2017

Updated: January 2021 Finding a job once you graduate can be tough and will require a lot of work. Over the past decade employers have been using social media more and more in order to weed out potential job candidates. For that reason, it is more important than ever to make sure each of your …

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How to Create and Communicate Your Professional Brand

By Noelle | January 15, 2015

Branding is an important part of finding and landing a new job. Your professional brand helps hiring managers and recruiters understand fit potential for their job openings. Your brand also provides insight into whether or not you are a cultural fit for the organization. Without a strong brand, you will experience difficulty landing a job. …

The Summer Job Search – Actionable Tips to Take Advantage of Slow Hiring Seasons

By Noelle | July 2, 2014

Summer is synonymous with BBQ, sunshine, and good times for most people, including hiring managers.  However, if you’re in the job search and hoping to land a job by the end of the year, summer should also be synonymous with opportunity and increased activity. It’s definitely not the right time to take a mental vacation from …