Keep Yourself Safe While Job Hunting
Have you ever heard the saying, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is”? This is particularly true with job postings. Unfortunately, job scams are on the increase, as more people become unemployed due to COVID, layoffs, and business closures. How can you keep yourself protected? This Muse.com article explains the warning … Read more
You’re Worth It: How to Negotiate Salary
Although salary negotiation is an expected part of the hiring process, job seekers can be hesitant to ask for more money to seal the deal. Here are some tips and resources for salary negotiation. First a few myth busters: 1. You will not lose a job offer if you negotiate for more money. The employer … Read more
Is a Cover Letter Really Necessary?
YES! While a resume gives a quick snapshot of your work history and skills, your cover letter illustrates how your experience and skills are the perfect fit for a position – while letting your personality and enthusiasm shine through. A cover letter is not a repetition of your resume; employers want to see how your … Read more
Is it Time to Reassess Your Career?
Let’s face it: none of us are the same people we were before the pandemic hit. The same can be said for our careers. You may still be employed, but doing your day-to-day work in a very different manner. Or, you may have temporarily or permanently lost your position and are figuring out your next … Read more
Volunteering: Good for Your Heart and Your Career
Volunteering your time and skills can be great for your career. Whether you’re looking to gain additional skills or you are simply seeking a purposeful activity while job hunting, volunteering has many benefits. Here’s why: 1. You can add volunteering experience to your resume. Include your responsibilities and achievements, making sure to add the word … Read more