When is the Right Time to Bring Up Salary Budget?

If you get an interview for a job, it’s hard to pinpoint the exact right time to ask your hiring manager about salary, but its one of the most important pieces of information you need to know about the job. A company’s budget may be a determining factor in your ability to accept the job,… Read more »

Ask These Questions to End Your Job Interview Strong

At the end of every job interview, your interviewer will inevitably ask whether or not you have any questions. And the answer should always be an enthusiastic “Yes!” Not only is the interview a chance for the interviewer to learn more about your background and qualifications, but it is also an opportunity for you to… Read more »

Should I apply for a Reach Job? We Have the Answer

Apply for a reach job with these tips

It happens all the time: you’re searching for a job, and you find the perfect position. Only there’s one problem. You don’t quite meet all the requirements listed in the job description. This is a reach job. Should you walk away, or take a chance and submit an application? We suggest you do the latter, and we… Read more »

Are Recruiters Finding Your LinkedIn Page?

Most recruiters actively recruit on LinkedIn, so one way to catch recruiters’ attention is to promote yourself on your LinkedIn page. If recruiters note that you are available to work and you fit their job description, they may reach out and invite you to apply. This is a huge benefit for job seekers. Here’s what… Read more »

Tips for a Successful Mid-Career Change

It should come as no surprise that a mid-career change often leaves job seekers feeling confused. You’ve surpassed entry-level positions both in experience and salary expectations, but you don’t have the qualifications for senior-level management jobs. This gray area combined with today’s job market leaves you facing the challenge of finding a job. However, if… Read more »

How to Apply for a Reach Job

It happens all the time: you’re searching for a job, and you find the perfect position. Only there’s one problem. You don’t quite meet all the requirements listed in the job description. Should you walk away, or take a chance and submit an application? We suggest you do the latter, and we have some tips for how… Read more »

Addressing a Resume Gap

These days, it’s not unusual to have a gap in your employment history given unemployment rates over the last decade. Employers and recruiters are familiar with seeing a resume gap, but you’ll still need to explain them. Here’s how to handle the situation and keep those gaps from harming your chances of getting hired. Be… Read more »

How to Make the Most of Working with a Staffing Firm

How to Make the Most of Working with a Staffing Firm Staffers

Job seekers who are looking for employment often find success working with a staffing firm. Whether you are looking for temporary or permanent work, a staffing service can help you take the first step. Many job seekers work with staffing agencies because they can place you with companies that you may not be able to… Read more »

How to Use Strategic Keywords in Your Resume

Your resume is a one-stop document that highlights your most relevant experiences, skills, and accomplishments. It’s the first part of your application that is going to grab an employer’s attention. According to The Balance, “Studies show that recruiters and HR folks spend as little as six seconds reviewing resumes before they move them to the ‘yes’… Read more »

Why You Should Always Pick Up a Call From a Recruiter

Pick up a call from a recruiter

You’re not looking for a new job, but you get an unsolicited call from a recruiter with a potential job opportunity. Should you A hang up, B put them on mute and pretend to listen, or C ask for more details. The answer is ‘C’, and here’s why: Even if you aren’t looking for a… Read more »