Most of us know, on some level, that we should write thank-yous after an interview. But how to you go about those and what do you say?
If you’ve been looking for a job for a while, you know how discouraging the process can be, and how worn down it can make you feel. This is doubly true now, as the job market continues to feel the effects of the pandemic. Unfortunately, when you’re worn down and discouraged, you’re unlikely to…Details
Now that you’ve done your research about what to expect from the interview, who the employer is, and what you bring to them, it’s time to get ready for the interview itself. Interviews most typically follow a basic format: warming up, the serious questions, and wrapping up. Don’t dismiss any of these as unimportant, though! …Details
Well, here we are in late May of 2021. The economy is showing signs of recovery but things are still tough. But, as always, I like to focus on what we can change instead of what we can’t, and the good news is that we talked about resumes last week, so yours should be in…Details
Lead your resume with a skills section. This sets s strong tone for the whole document, and lets people know right away. As I’ve mentioned before, the first people to read your application materials will probably be people from HR or from various other departments at the organization, so summarizing what you offer lets them…Details
Now that you have a lovely profile built for yourself, you can start using it to help you in your job-search. If you’re actively looking for something new and aren’t going to get grief from a current employer, you can easily add an “open to work” banner to your photo. To do that, just…Details
If you’re looking for a new career path, it can be hard to know what salary range you should be aiming for. While there are lots of factors to that answer, a good starting place can be to figure out what it really costs you to live comfortably. Here are some budgeting tips, but also…Details
Everyone says you should use LinkedIn, and depending on your industry, it can play a huge role in your job search. But how can you make the best use of the dang thing? First off, I always say not to bother with Premium. Just create a free account for yourself and throw some content…Details
I know, I know, this topic seems done to death. Google “resume basics” and you’ll thousands of results, but how on earth are you supposed to know who the writers are and whether you can trust their advice? I’m here to help! I actually read up on this stuff for funsies, and follow the…Details
It’s been quite a few days, hasn’t it? It’s important to remember to take care of yourself, especially when things are hard.