Mar, 2013

Following up After Sending a Resume

Sending a resumeSending a resume for a job and not hearing back is one of the most frustrating parts of the job search. It leaves you hoping that one of these days they will get back at you, but most of the times they don’t. A single job opening can generate a lot of job applications, and your resume can get lost among the sea of applicants. So the big question is: Whom do you contact, and when should you follow up after sending your resume?

Feb, 2013

5 Questions to Ask during Your Interview

Interview QuestionYou’re interviewing for the job you want. You’re answering all the interviewer’s questions with ease and showing him that you are the best candidate for the job. In the final phase of the interview, the interviewer asks you, “Do you have any questions?”

Feb, 2013

Why You Shouldn’t Lose Hope Being an Underdog

UnderdogIn sports, business, or any other field, there’s no better story than hearing someone overcoming his underdog status. This is the type of story that we love because it shows us that nothing is impossible. It gives us hope that there will come a day when it will be your time, too.

Feb, 2013

4 False Beliefs about Your Job Search That Can Hurt You

False BeliefsA lot of times when you tell a story to a friend, it often gets distorted as the story is passed along. Rarely does it happen that the last person who hears the story will hear the same story as the one that you told. This is where false beliefs start. Most of the time, the person who is telling you about something has no ill intent, but things tend to get misunderstood.

Feb, 2013

Start Opening Your Career to a World of Possibilities

Open DoorsHave you ever found yourself thinking, Is this all there is? I’m sure there are a lot of times when you find yourself questioning the state of your career. But are there any changes after your realizations?

Feb, 2013

What to do When You’re Stuck in a Rut

Being stuckThere are those moments in your life when no matter how much effort you put in, the results just don’t pan out. Everything that you do ends up as a failure. However, it is in these moments that we learn an important lesson in life: Sometimes you need to ask for help.

Feb, 2013

Thinking about Quitting Your Job? Read This First

Quitting Your JobIn a perfect world, working should be fun and enjoyable, but this isn’t always the case. There are a lot of people who find themselves in situations where they’re frustrated and unhappy. Most of the time, they stick with their jobs because of their financial obligations. Still, you might be having thoughts about quitting your job right now. Before you give in to those thoughts, you should think things through.

Feb, 2013

4 Reasons to Take an Internship

InternshipsInternships are one of the best opportunities for college students, new graduates, and career changers to gain valuable skills and experience. It is true that some people complain about internships. However, while there are always interns who will be unhappy and feel underappreciated, but there will also be interns who will enjoy the experience. Don’t let a few horror stories deter you from taking an internship position—there are still things to gain from it.

Feb, 2013

4 Tips to Beat Job Search Burnout

BurnoutA long stretch of looking for a job can make you feel burned out. When this happens, you can find yourself on the verge of abandoning your search altogether.

Feb, 2013

4 Tips for Writing a Better Resume

Resume writingIn today’s world, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with the amount of information available. This also applies to information about writing a resume. You may want to apply all that you’ve learned, but then you just end up with a bloated resume that no employer wants to read.