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Finding Potential Talent in Hidden Gems

Finding Potential Talent in Hidden Gems

In previous posts, I wrote about two of the most important considerations in hiring high-value team members.  First, I described the way that the most highly qualified candidates respond to economic changes, and then I wrote about the role of company cultures in...

Utilize Your Network

Utilize Your Network

A strong professional network is becoming increasingly valuable to the job search process so it’s important to consistently make and maintain connections. After all, you never know when a contact might help you towards your career goals. Make a list  Make sure to...

Build a Strong Peer Network to Boost Your Career

Build a Strong Peer Network to Boost Your Career

Getting to the top of your field is easier with a strong peer network. A group of trusted colleagues – or a "mastermind group" – can provide feedback, share insights, and support you when you need it most. Here's how to create one: Decide who you want in it. It can be...

Why is Social Media Important

Why is Social Media Important

Social media can make or break your job search. It’s easy to assume that its role is purely social but today many hiring managers and recruiters use social media to find and connect with prospective employees. A well- constructed social media profile could lead to a...

The Best Social Media Platforms for Networking

The Best Social Media Platforms for Networking

As said in our earlier post networking can ultimately be the shoe in for your next career without you even knowing it. If you don’t have a large network or want to build your existing network, use some or all of the social media platforms we suggest in order to get...

Content You Should Include For a Perfect Resume

Content You Should Include For a Perfect Resume

Your resume is frequently the first a potential employer will see of you. Ultimately, a good resume means a good first impression and often the difference between an interview and the trash can. Your aim is to create a well- crafted, impressive document that displays...

How to Have the Perfect Resume Layout

How to Have the Perfect Resume Layout

Now that you know what to include in your resume the next important thing you want to learn is how you should have your resume look. Keep in mind that your resume is frequently the first a potential employer will see of you and you want what they see to be good! The...

The Keys to a Compelling Cover Letter

The Keys to a Compelling Cover Letter

Your cover letter is your second and sometimes final opportunity to secure an interview after your resume. A well-written cover letter is your chance to distinguish yourself from other applicants, selling yourself as an intriguing candidate beyond the standard...

The Keys to Having a Successful Interview

The Keys to Having a Successful Interview

No matter how well you’ve presented yourself in your resume and cover letter, it’s important to prepare and make the right impression at the interview. It’s the point at which the key impressions are given and decisions made. In fact, a recent study found that 44% of...

How to Show Trustworthiness in a Job Interview

How to Show Trustworthiness in a Job Interview

The most important thing to get across in an interview is not that you are smart and motivated – it’s that you are trustworthy. Trustworthiness is the fundamental trait that people automatically look for in others. To be seen as trustworthy, you need to demonstrate...

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