5 Warning Signs To Look For During An Interview

Let’s face it, interviews can be extremely stressful for jobseekers.  Especially if you are dying to land the job!  You spend hours preparing in order to make a great impression and be the perfect candidate, but sometimes many people forget that it is a two way street.  When you are interviewing for a position you Read more about 5 Warning Signs To Look For During An Interview[…]

Why You Are Having ZERO Luck With Your Job Search… And What To Do!

Why? Job hunting can be a long, tiresome, and an overall frustrating process.  You spend countless hours putting together a resume, applying and interviewing and you still have no luck.  It can be a mental drain and an emotional hit on your self esteem. After a few months of striking out, candidates will come up Read more about Why You Are Having ZERO Luck With Your Job Search… And What To Do![…]

Friday Forum – Best Time to Look For a Job?

Welcome to the Friday Forum! Every Friday, we take a question submitted by one of our readers and have our professionals field it and provide advice.  We then encourage members of the Need a New Gig community to comment below and give their take! Here is This Week’s Question: Maria asks: “I have been thinking about Read more about Friday Forum – Best Time to Look For a Job?[…]

What Exactly is Company Culture?

“The company has decided to move in a different direction because they don’t feel you are a culture fit” If you have been looking for a job in the past few years or have worked with a recruiter I am guessing that you may have heard something along these lines.  “Culture fit” has become many Read more about What Exactly is Company Culture?[…]

Friday Forum – Take a Sick Day to Start Your Job Search?

Welcome to the Friday Forum! Every Friday, we take a question submitted by one of our users and have our professionals field it and provide advice.  We then encourage members of the Need a New Gig community to comment below and give their take! Here is This Week’s Question: John asks: “I really want to start Read more about Friday Forum – Take a Sick Day to Start Your Job Search?[…]

The Cons… and Pros of Posting Your Resume Online

Chances are that if you are looking for a job, this question has crossed your mind. Depending on your current situation, posting your resume can either help you find your next position, or it can be detrimental to your search. If you are currently employed and are confidentially looking for a new position, you need Read more about The Cons… and Pros of Posting Your Resume Online[…]

Too Early for an Interview

Too Early for My Interview?

You have landed an in-person interview and you are on your way to job search success! You pressed your suit, printed extra copies of your resume, and have taken the whole day off to ensure a perfect meeting. To show that you are serious about this opportunity you want to make sure that you are Read more about Too Early for My Interview?[…]

3 Apps You Need To Find a Job!

Rewind back to the early 2000’s and remember when you found out that you could look for jobs on the Internet. How incredible was that? It sure beat looking through the newspaper! Not to mention how easy and fast it was. At the time Monster.com was the best in the business (valued around 8 billion) Read more about 3 Apps You Need To Find a Job![…]

Should You Take a Sick Day to Look for a New Job?

Friday Forum – Should I Quit?

Happy Friday and welcome to the Friday Forum! Every Friday we take a question submitted by one of our users and have our professionals field it and provide advice.  We then encourage members of the Need a New Gig community to comment below and give their take! Here is This Week’s Question: Jon asks: “I have Read more about Friday Forum – Should I Quit?[…]

10 Ways to Botch Your Interview

Awesome news! You’ve landed an interview and you are one step closer to getting that new job. Now, you just need to have a successful meeting. Don’t make these 10 common mistakes and botch your interview! 1. Not Doing Research on the Company or Interviewer This is one of the most common ways that candidates Read more about 10 Ways to Botch Your Interview[…]

How Long Do Employers Look at My Resume?

So you have decided that it’s time to look for a new role and have been dusting off that resume. You put in countless hours of work to make sure that it is perfect. So how much time do employers and recruiters actually take to review that masterpiece? A whopping 6 seconds! It’s hard to Read more about How Long Do Employers Look at My Resume?[…]

7 Tips to LinkedIn Profile Perfection

7 tips to LinkedIn Profile Perfection (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this three-part blog series, we discussed the first three vital tips to help enhance your LinkedIn profile. The first section focused on cleaning up your photo, introduction, and experience. If you have already completed part 1 your LinkedIn profile is well on it’s way to perfection! If you missed Part 1, Read more about 7 tips to LinkedIn Profile Perfection (Part 2)[…]