Getting into Management

Top 10 Tips: Getting into Management Have you thought about where you’d like to see your career go in the next five years?  A lot of people I work with tell me they want to be a manager in the future, but they’re not quite sure how to get there.  If you have your sights set on getting into management,  … Read more…

How To Negotiate Salary

How to Negotiate Salary Here are some of our favorite tips on how to negotiate salary.  Negotiations are one of the trickiest parts of the hiring process.  Even if the offer you receive is enticing, it’s always a good idea to have these conversations with a new company.   In a lot of cases, it is much harder to negotiate salary … Read more…

Benefits: Unlimited Vacation

Benefits: Unlimited Vacation Imagine, you’re interviewing at a company, and they tell you that they offer unlimited vacation benefits.  Awesome, right?!  Maybe, but first, you need to do your homework.  While it’s been around for a while, it’s only offered by one to two percent of companies in the United States.  Netflix, GE, LinkedIn and a fair number of small to mid-sized … Read more…

How to Succeed in a Work From Home Job

  How to Succeed in a Work From Home Job For those of us who have spent our careers in an office, a working from home sounds like a dream!  No commute, no dress code, no co-workers stealing your lunch from the shared fridge and best of all, a lot fewer interruptions than those open office floor plans.  While working … Read more…

Jump Start Your Job Search

Jump Start Your Job Search Congratulations, you’re ready to start a job search!  Change can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming.  If you aren’t quite sure where to start, you’re in the right place.  Before you start applying for a new position, the first step is to update your resume.  Then, it’s time to start checking out the … Read more…

Setting Career Goals

New Year, New Career Goals January is a big month for setting career goals, personal goals, and New Years Resolutions.  As we move towards new beginnings, people are inspired to set new goals for the year, both personally and professionally.  Unfortunately, a lot of times these ambitions and resolutions don’t last.  Take the gym for example.  January is, hands down, the … Read more…

Incognito Mode: Let LinkedIn Recruiters Know You’re Looking

Incognito Mode: Let LinkedIn Recruiters Know You’re Looking  LinkedIn just announced a new feature called Open Candidates, helping active job seekers go incognito.  This feature lets LinkedIn recruiters know that you’re looking, without your boss finding out.  In the past, we told clients not to publicize they’re looking for a new position unless they’ve conversation with their leader first.  There are a lot of … Read more…

Social Media for Job Seekers: Part 3

Social Media for Job Seekers Part 3: Lessons Learned Every day people are finding new ways to use social media to get a job.  As a job seeker, creativity will get you noticed.  This is the last post in our Social Media series, and we wanted to share some of the successes and failures we’ve come across.  I Take a moment … Read more…

Social Media Series: Part 2

Social Media for Job Seekers Part 2: Using Social Media to Get a Job In the first part of our Social Media series, we talked about platforms job seekers should use to build connections and find positions.  In part two we’re giving you our best tips on how to use social media to get a job, networking and building an audience. … Read more…

Social Media for Job Seekers

Social Media for Job Seekers Part 1: The Basics More and more companies are using social media as a method of attracting qualified candidates to their positions. In our Social Media for Job Seekers, we explore the what, why, and how to maximize these sites to find your next job. Why Social Media A 2016 Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) survey, found … Read more…