Informational Interviews: Understanding the Basics

By | October 18th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development, Interviewing, Job Search Tips, Networking|

What is an informational interview? Also referred to as an “informational conversation”, an informational interview is a type of meeting where job seekers attempt to obtain guidance on their career of choice, industry, as well as the corporate culture of a potential future place of employment. Meanwhile, [...]

Tips for Business Leaders Seeking Work After a Lay-Off

By | September 20th, 2017|Job and Career Transition, Job Search Tips, Layoff, Networking, Personal Branding|

A lay-off is not an experience that any employee would choose to imagine or relive. In fact, anyone who has ever been laid off from a job can attest to the feeling of helplessness and even frustration that ensues. However, in this article, we will [...]

Improving Your Small-Talk Skills in Professional Situations

By | August 2nd, 2017|Career Development, Employee Communications, Networking|

In business, we will often find ourselves in circumstances where we must conjure up pleasant, void-filling conversation with individuals we hardly know.  These are folks we would not normally find ourselves connecting with in everyday life, and we can struggle to interact because we don’t [...]

How Is Facebook Useful In Recruitment and Job Searches?

By | June 7th, 2017|Job Search Tips, Networking, Recruiting, Social Media|

Facebook had 1.94 billion monthly active users as of first quarter of 2017. With so many users on this social network, it’s only natural to assume Facebook’s advantages in seeking employment.   What are the benefits of using Facebook for a job search? While often [...]

Important Reminders for Job Seeking On LinkedIn

By | April 12th, 2017|Career Development, Job Search Tips, Networking|

The current majority of active professionals will be at least aware of, if not intimately familiar with, the processes and benefits of Linkedin. For those who may not be: Linkedin is among the largest of the hybrid social media/professional networking sites around today; the other [...]

New to the Job Market? What You Need to Know About Modern Job Seeking

By | March 22nd, 2017|Job Search Tips, Networking|

If you have suddenly found yourself back on the job market after a long period of uninterrupted employment, it can be an unquestionably intimidating time.  In fact, you are likely to find that the landscape has changed quite a bit since you last searched for [...]

What Are Hiring Managers Actually Looking For In Your Social Media Profile?

By | February 20th, 2017|Job Search Tips, Networking, Personal Branding, Social Media|

According to Business News Daily, a full 60 percent of all employers now refer to social media networks for a sharper insight into the hirability of their job applicants, and it’s not just LinkedIn, alone.  Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook allow employers to observe the tendencies and inclinations [...]

Setting Sights on Your Second Career

By | December 7th, 2016|Career Advice, Career Change, Networking, Uncategorized|

After graduating from high school or college, most people were either glad it was over or sad it was ending.  In either case, chances are you felt a sense of maturity or even readiness to face the world and the life that lay ahead of [...]