How to Find Your Next Job At Lunch

  How to Find Your Next Job At Lunch If you are like most of us trying to find the time to look for a new job can be a job in itself.  Between your current position,  family/friends, daily responsibilities and sleep it doesn’t leave much time to focus on your search.  Let’s face it, Read more about How to Find Your Next Job At Lunch[…]

Friday Forum – How Often Should I Change Jobs?

  Every Friday, we take a question submitted by one of our readers and have our professionals field it and provide advice.  We then encourage you to comment below and give your personal take! Here is This Week’s Question: CJ asks: “I was at a party this past weekend and I was talking with a Read more about Friday Forum – How Often Should I Change Jobs?[…]

Friday Forum – How Long Should It Take To Find A New 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 you to comment below and give your personal take! Here is This Week’s Question: Aaron asks: “I have been looking for a job now for the Read more about Friday Forum – How Long Should It Take To Find A New Job?[…]

7 Signs You Have Found Your Ideal Career

Having a career you love is extremely important. After all, most full-time employees spend more of their waking hours with co-workers than they do with their families. Your career choice determines many aspects of your life, and the direction it will take. What you do for a living can dictate: How successful you are How Read more about 7 Signs You Have Found Your Ideal Career[…]

Friday Forum – How To Research a Potential Employer?

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 you to comment below and give your personal take! Here is This Week’s Question: Edward asks: “I have been looking for a new job for a Read more about Friday Forum – How To Research a Potential Employer?[…]

Friday Forum – How Do I Stay a Positive Job Seeker?

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 you to comment below and give your personal take! Here is This Week’s Question: Michelle asks: “I feel like I have been job searching forever and Read more about Friday Forum – How Do I Stay a Positive Job Seeker?[…]

Start your new job like a Boss! (AKA be an awesome employee)

  Starting a new job can be a roller coaster of emotions.  You are extremely excited that you landed the position, but you are also nervous.  You want to make sure that you not only do a great job, but that you fit in with the team and gain their respect.  Here are some tips Read more about Start your new job like a Boss! (AKA be an awesome employee)[…]

Friday Forum – Inclement Weather… Should I Cancel My Interview?

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: Tanya asks: “I am scheduled to have Read more about Friday Forum – Inclement Weather… Should I Cancel My Interview?[…]

Hack the Application Process with Jobscan

**This post contains affiliate links, but I only represent products I trust! Jobscan is a company that has come to my attention in recent months. The product Jobscan offers, the concept, and its potential for the future of job searching makes it the coolest new piece of technology I have seen in a very long Read more about Hack the Application Process with Jobscan[…]

Friday Forum – How to Reject a Job Interview?

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: Matt asks: “Last week I had an Read more about Friday Forum – How to Reject a Job Interview?[…]

Friday Forum – How Should I Prepare For My Interview?

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: Ben asks: “I just started looking for Read more about Friday Forum – How Should I Prepare For My Interview?[…]

Friday Forum – 5 Common Interview Questions

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: Elizabeth asks: “I just landed an interview Read more about Friday Forum – 5 Common Interview Questions[…]

6 Career Resolutions for the Upcoming New Year!

  It is crazy to think that we are getting closer to a new year!  Where did this year go?  Most of us tend to be so busy between work and our daily lives, that the time flies by.  Typically, it is around this time of year when everyone starts thinking about their New Year’s Read more about 6 Career Resolutions for the Upcoming New Year![…]

How to Tailor a Resume to a Job Posting

Friday Forum – How to Tailor a Resume to a Job Posting?

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: CJ asks: “Hi, I have been looking Read more about Friday Forum – How to Tailor a Resume to a Job Posting?[…]

What is Networking and How Can It Help You Find a Job?

The term “networking” is a descriptive word often overused in Career circles, but whether you are a new grad, or close to retirement, chances are you’ve heard it. As a matter of fact, one of the first pieces of advice I give to any job seeker I work with is to “make sure you are Read more about What is Networking and How Can It Help You Find a Job?[…]

5 Warning Signs to Look for in an Interview

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 Read more about 5 Warning Signs To Look For During An Interview[…]

Can You Say No to a Recruiter?

Friday Forum – Can I Say “NO” To A Recruiter?

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: Jonathan asks: “Recently I started looking for Read more about Friday Forum – Can I Say “NO” To A Recruiter?[…]

Friday Forum – Long Commute Worth It?

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: Jim asks: “I have been looking for Read more about Friday Forum – Long Commute Worth It?[…]

Am I a Cultural Fit?

You have been looking for a new job for months and you feel like you are finally getting close to making a decision.  You have the offer in hand and now you are just weighing the pros and cons.  But wait… Have you thought about the actual work environment or culture?  Will you fit in? Read more about Am I a Cultural Fit?[…]

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 – Phone Interview During Work Day?

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: Brent asks: “I finally heard back from Read more about Friday Forum – Phone Interview During Work Day?[…]

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 – Submitted a Resume With a Typo?!

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: Diane asks: “I haven’t been actively looking Read more about Friday Forum – Submitted a Resume With a Typo?![…]

5 Telltale Signs You are About to Get Fired

Getting fired is never fun – whether it is simply a downsizing, or a termination for poor performance. Few descriptions (no matter how kind) take the sting out of the actual event. Being terminated is even worse when you don’t know it’s coming! Being a recruiter, I have witnessed the event from numerous perspectives. It Read more about 5 Telltale Signs You are About to Get Fired[…]