Tag: job search

How to Write an Elevator Pitch for Job Search Networking

The job hunt involves online searches, applications, and editing your resume and cover letter, but the search shouldn’t end there. Developing your skills and networking are also vital parts of a successful job search strategy. While attending an event might make you squirm with anxiety, it offers a prime opportunity […]

How Job Seekers With Disabilities Can Improve Their Job Prospects

Looking for a new job can be a frustrating process for anyone. First, there are the hours spent sifting through listings and submitting resumes and cover letters; then there are the countless applications and miles driving all over town for interviews. Unfortunately, in addition to the usual struggles, individuals with […]

Essential Elements to Include on Your Career Changing Resume

Going through a career change can be difficult to wrap your mind around. This is especially true if you’ve been in the same industry or worked at the same company for several years. However, ask any professional resume writing services and they will tell you changing careers is becoming more […]

10 Top Companies for Compensation & Benefits Hiring Now

The numbers are in: great compensation and benefits attract employee to companies – and keep them there. MetLife’s 16th Annual Benefit Trends Study found 62% of respondents said employee benefits were an important reason they came to work for their current company, and 87% of respondents said that “having insurance/benefits” […]

Where You Should Work as a Student for Great Grad Jobs Later

Take a quick scan of a variety of job descriptions on Monster or Indeed and you’re likely to discover that soft skills are in high demand. Where’s the best place to hone these needed skills while still in school and only able to work part time? A Retail Job. “ […]

3 Steps to Transitioning Careers As A LGBTQ Professional

It’s official: more and more companies are encouraging LGBTQ friendly policies and environments for employees. This is good news for LGBTQ job seekers, as finding a job in an inclusive office can improve your professional life and your well-being; The Williams Institute reports supportive workplaces result in “greater job commitment, […]

Between Jobs? Freelance to Earn Cash & Gain Experience

“So how’s your job search going?” Well-meaning friends, family members and distant acquaintances never fail to ask this dreaded question. And it stings, whether you’re in week one or month six of sending out resumes and hustling for interviews. Sometimes the process of finding your dream job takes longer than […]

Ask a Credible Career Coach: Why Aren’t I Being Considered for Mid-Level Positions?

You feel like you have the right experience and qualifications, and yet you aren’t even being considered for the mid-level positions you want. Well, there are a few mistakes you might be making. Here’s a career coach’s advice on how to land level of job you really want. Read Complete […]

LinkedIn Questions Surrounding an Executive Job Search

Anyone who is in the middle of a job search has likely heard about the importance of their LinkedIn profile. However, simply having a profile isn’t good enough. Your profile can be the difference in landing an interview for a job or getting passed over. That’s why many executives turn […]