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Advanced Tips for 2019 Job Search

Tip 1: Establish your career goals! Take this time to reflect on where you are now and where you want to go next. Having clear goals and objectives will get you there. Tip 2: Update your resume! What have you accomplished in 2018? Review your…

Questions Interviewers ask to test your personality.

What was the last new task or skill you learned, and how did you go about it? Employers ask this question to evaluate how a candidate views their own professional development. Answer with details on how you learn new skills. Emphasize that…

December is the best time to look for a job in Seattle

Savvy job-seekers might know how to write resumes and cover letters, but few are aware of this surprising fact: Contrary to popular belief, December is actually the best time of year to look for work! There are two compelling reasons why…

Are you a mentor?

While mentorship does entail teaching and helping out your mentee, you don’t have to approach it as solely top-down. Your mentee can be a professional asset to you, the mentor, in a number of ways–from collaborating with you on a special…

Want to succeed in your career?

Become aware of your strengths and weaknesses If you want to be successful, you need to know a lot about yourself and your performance. The better you know your skills and knowledge, but also your weaknesses and gaps, the more targeted you…

How are your target companies advertising for available jobs?

Where do companies advertise? Listing Jobs on Company Websites: Most larger companies, and many smaller companies, post available jobs on their company website. Job applicants can search for jobs, review job listings and apply for jobs…

Resume Do's and Don'ts

When you haven’t updated your resume in a while, it can be hard to know where to start. What experiences and accomplishments should you include for the jobs you’ve got your eye on? What new resume rules and trends should you be following?…

Wrong Answers to "Why Do You Want This Job?"

1. A flippant or meaningless answer. "Because I really need money" [wink wink]. "Because, um, yeah, this seems like a great place to work." Not the response of a competent, committed candidate, right? A better answer would be to explain…

3 Things you need from every job

A Safe and Supportive Environment Let’s start with the basics. You’re more than worthy of feeling safe and supported in your office. You should be able to bring your authentic self (your authentic professional self, of course) into work…

5 way to keep engaged in your current job

Life is too precious to waste on things that you do not care about, you spend a lot of your physical and mental energy on your job, shouldn't you be at least interested, if not passionate about what you are doing. Here is 5 ways in which…

5 great apps for increased productivity

Microsoft Office Microsoft have always dominated desktop when it comes to productivity and their mobile version of Word, Excel and Powerpoint are exactly what you’d expect. Available on Android and iOS, the app offers exceptional file compatibility…

Searching for a job while employed?

Make Job Search Related Phone Calls Away From the Office Make all calls related to your job search away from your employer's premises. Even though you are using your own cell phone and data plan and are therefore eliminating the risk of…