What do real-life recruiters think when they look at resumes? Business Insider found out when they showed career expert Amanda Augustine from TopResume seven resumes. Tips & Things to Avoid Augustine’s advice can be distilled into the following key tips: Put your most important selling points at the top of your resume. Education is not…

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Working hard, but still not getting ahead? Stop letting your results speak for themselves. You need to learn how to self-promote.  Are you cringing already?  Self-promotion doesn’t come naturally to everyone. It can feel boastful and arrogant, especially since modesty is often conflated with being a ‘nice person’. But let’s stop that way of thinking…

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You’re sitting in an interview for a job you want… really, really want. How can you showcase your eagerness to land this role without appearing desperate for any old job? Follow these tips! Express Yourself Clearly A common interview question, “Why do you want this job?”, is a perfect opportunity to showcase your eagerness for…

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Sometimes you find the perfect job only to be told they need you to start asap – as in, tomorrow! What do you do if you’re already employed? Do you have to give your current employer two weeks’ notice?  Well, the short answer is no. According to Drew Lunt at Employment Law Handbook, there are…

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Starting a new job can be intimidating and filled with uncertainty. There’s always an adjustment period when you’re learning the ropes at a new job, and getting to know — well, everything!  Try these tips to help ease into your new position.  Before You Start  Do mentally prepare before your first day at a new…

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Knowing when to quit your job can be a struggle. Consider these 5 signs that it’s time to find a new job.  You Dread Going to Work  Everyone suffers from workplace burnout from time-to-time, but if you’ve been struggling with on-going low spirits and depression caused by workplace dissatisfaction, it’s time to move on. Prioritize…

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Have you ever had a bad interview? Maybe you were too nervous, you couldn’t think of the right answers, or you didn’t prepare as much as you should have. Well, take comfort in knowing that regardless of how bad your interview was, it couldn’t possibly be as bad as these experiences below. In a recent…

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Have a phone interview coming up? Try these 10 tips!  Take it Seriously  While phone interviews can seem like less pressure, you should still take them just as seriously as in-person interviews. The method may be different, but the intended outcome is the same — to land that perfect new job.  Be Prepared In the…

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