What is an Informational Interview?

Posted: January 23, 2017 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! What’s the difference between an informational interview and a job interview? According to Wikipedia an informational interview is a meeting in which a potential job seeker seeks advice on their career, the industry, and the corporate culture of a potential future workplace; while an employed professional learns… Read More »

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Research Jobs Online Like a Pro

Posted: January 9, 2017 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! These days conducting a successful job search requires that you spend a lot of time online looking at careers, job descriptions and companies. The more efficient you are in your search, the sooner you will be able to find opportunities where your chances of getting hired… Read More »

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How to Explain Why You Left Your Last Job

Posted: December 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! There comes a time in almost every employment interview when the hiring manager asks, “Why did you leave your last job?” It’s often a tough question to answer. People leave jobs because something didn’t work out. They got fired. Or they quit because they were afraid… Read More »

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Getting Hired Over 50

Posted: December 12, 2016 at 8:30 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! Let’s face it. Americans are obsessed with youth. All things being equal, most hiring managers tend to choose a younger person instead someone over fifty. There are many fields, like advertising and fashion that target younger buyers, where employers assume

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Why every job seeker should use LinkedIn

Posted: November 28, 2016 at 8:30 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! You don’t have to be a “professional” to to take advantage of LinkedIn, the “World’s Largest Professional Network.” Even if you work as a night stocker, mail clerk, front desk coordinator, housekeeper or any one of the thousands of jobs that are ordinarily not considered professional, you can… Read More »

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How to Handle Job Search Rejection

Posted: November 14, 2016 at 8:30 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! It’s hard to handle rejection when you’re looking for a job. And it really stings when you get all the way to the job interview, but then find out that someone else got the job, not you. Here are some strategies to keep your job search… Read More »

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Holiday Jobs 2016: ‘Tis the season to be hired.

Posted: October 31, 2016 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! Holiday jobs are great opportunities for job seekers to bring earn some extra income and relieve financial pressure while looking for a full time job. It’s also a good way to add some additional experience to your resume and make some connections at a company that could lead… Read More »

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How to Ace a Video Interview

Posted: October 17, 2016 at 9:00 am

Share and Help your Friends With Their Job Search! Video interviews for job applicants are becoming quite common. The advantages are obvious. You don’t need to spend time and money traveling to a destination, and while you are waiting for the interview to start, you can get work done on your computer. On the other… Read More »

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