How To Know When to Quit Your Job

How To Know When to Quit Your Job Chances are you’ve heard of The Great Resignation, and you might be wondering if it’s time to quit your job too.  There are many reasons behind the movement, but burnout and suppressed career movement during the pandemic are significant contributors. Right now is a great time to be a job seeker. Companies … Read more…

Getting a New Job During a Pandemic

Congratulations, you’ve decided to start looking for a new job! You might be feeling nervous, excited, overwhelmed, or all three. The good news is that people are actively getting jobs right now, in the middle of the pandemic. With the Federal Unemployment rate at 6.3%, the job market is pretty competitive, so might take a bit longer. As a job … Read more…

Setting Career Goals

New Year, New Career Goals I don’t think I’ve ever been more excited to welcome a new year in my life.  Lately I have been thinking about my own personal goals for 2021, because 2020 sure brought a lot of challenges. January is a big month for setting career goals, personal goals, and New Year’s Resolutions.  As we move towards … Read more…

How To: LinkedIn Connection Requests

If you’ve been looking for a job, chances are you’ve heard the infamous statistic that something like 70-80% of all jobs are gained through networking.  As a job seeker, that can be a scary number, especially for introverts.  In a perfect world, you know someone who can connect you to someone at that dream company in what we’d call a … Read more…

Job Search Tips: Networking 101

Job Search Tips: Networking 101 Searching for a new job can be intimidating, especially if it’s been a while since you’ve been in the market. I often hear about how overwhelming it can be, and it is hard to know where to even begin!  One approach the job search like any other internet search – type some keywords into Indeed or … 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…

Updating your Resume

Updating Your Resume If you’re like most people, the thought of updating your resume sounds about as fun as a dental appointment.  It’s one of those chores that is easy to put off.  You may even wonder, why you should worry about it if you aren’t looking for a job.  Just like going to the dentist, updating your resume is … 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…

What Takes so Long? Inside the Hiring Process

What Takes so Long? Inside the Hiring Process One of the biggest complaints I’ve heard throughout my career is that the hiring process takes way too long.  Applicants don’t get it, and nothing frustrates hiring managers more than this.  A lot of times, HR gets the blame for this too.  I’ve seen company goals of 60 to 90 calendar days … Read more…