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How To Avoid Depression During a Job Search

December 16, 2015

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Transitioning out of a career you have held for a long time can be an upheaval. This is especially true if the transition was not a planned one. During the time of a job loss an individual can experience many emotions, few of them positive. So how do you avoid depression during this time of change and uncertainty? Continue reading »

Brush Up On Writing and Proofreading Skills To Improve Resume

November 18, 2015

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Resumes can be a daunting aspect of a job search. One of the reasons for this is because, in order to create a great resume, you need to have great writing and proofreading skills. The truth is many people do not have very strong skills in this area. If you are struggling with your resume, brushing up on your writing and proofreading could be just the trick to get that resume complete.
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What Local Job Fairs Really Have to Offer

October 15, 2015

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There are plenty of ways to hunt up a new job. However, if it has been a while since you have looked for a job, some of these methods may seem more comfortable than others. For instance sitting at home and searching the internet for work may be a bit more within your comfort zone than attending local job fairs. However, there is much to be said for the local job fair. Here are few things you can expect from attending.
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Why Your Resume Isn’t Working for You

September 15, 2015

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The resume is one of the most important aspects of your job application package, however, many people conducting a job search begin to notice that their resume is not getting the kind of attention you hope. There could be a few reasons that could be contributing to this. Here are a few reasons why your resume may not be working for you. Continue reading »

LinkedIn: Using Alumni Networking To Find A Job

August 14, 2015

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You’ve worked hard to craft the perfect LinkedIn profile, and yet, you still haven’t managed to land that dream job. LinkedIn is about more than listing your accomplishments online; the site is a social network, so it’s best to actually make an effort to socialize with fellow job hunters. The easiest way to accomplish this is to join your alma mater’s LinkedIn group.

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Why Job Listings Sit Online for Longer Than Ever

July 14, 2015

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It happens more often than not these days. You excitedly find a job opening on your favourite employment site and you begin gathering your materials, browsing your resume and tailoring it and your cover letter perfectly. Then you send off your application. You’re aware that you’re not going to hear anything back right away, but the days quickly turn into weeks, and you begin to wonder if anyone ever read your application or if you’re actually being considered for an interview.
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6 Tips for Success at the Job Fair

July 14, 2015

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Job fairs and recruiting events are still great resources for finding employment, even in these days of digital resumes and networking. Weeks and even months of networking, building relationships, and distributing resumes can be accomplished in the space of one day and in one place. And the personal, face-to-face connection still makes more of an impression than an impersonal digital one. Here are six tips to help you make the most out of your next job fair.
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10 Tips for Overcoming Interview Stress

May 14, 2015

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Job interview stress is the great equalizer. No matter who we are, or how high-level the position we’re applying for is, interview stress is something that plagues all job-seekers. Being prepared is key. These tips will help you to alleviate your concerns and worries.
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