3 Factors Employers Actually Review About Recent Graduates

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the hiring process straight out of college. Much of the misinformation is rooted in the fact that every employer and recruiting firm operates differently. But with that being said, there are some common threads when it comes to an attractive resume. For employers, hiring is big business. It […]

8 Basic Tech Skills Every Employee Should Have

Being tech-savvy is no longer unique, it’s universal. Some people may be more comfortable around technology than others, and that might depend on your profession. We get that, but every professional nowadays must have a degree of technological sophistication to them. To some of you reading this, the basic skills I’m about to list might[…..]

How to Answer That Weaknesses Question

A popular way around this question is to state a strength as a weakness instead. You know, “I work too hard” or, “I’m sometimes too passionate”. While these might seem like the perfect option, these types of responses tend to fall in to the realm of interview clichés. Believe me – despite the interviewer being all[…..]

5 Ways to Get Ahead When Your Job’s at Risk

Being told your job is under review and that there’s a possibility of redundancy is like a dagger to the chest. Years of loyal service, late nights and early mornings only to be told, ‘we probably won’t need you anymore’! It’s like a Shakespearian betrayal. Okay, maybe not quite a Shakespearian betrayal… at least there[…..]

12 Tips for Landing a Job at a Company You Admire

Have you been applying for jobs at cool companies but not getting interviews? Here are 12 strategies for getting a foot in the door of those admirable and highly competitive companies. 1.  Resume & Cover Letter Strategy – Whether you’re currently employed or unemployed, always keep your resume up-to-date and ready at a moment’s notice. With[…..]

Why Didn’t I Get That Job?

It’s difficult and disappointing to find out that you have been unsuccessful in a job application. Often, you have invested a lot of time, energy, and emotion. For most job seekers, going through this process is a frustrating and inevitable stage along their career journey. However, having put in the effort to get this far, most people[…..]