The advancement of technology is inevitable and will occur no matter what we do. Therefore, it is up to us to keep up with this progress and utilize the new tools available to our benefit. One of these new tools that are a hot topic of discussion is the growing popularity of AI Chatbots, and more specifically, ChatGPT. Learning how to use this new technology to enhance your job search is essential in staying ahead of the curve, and maximizing your ability to have the most efficient job search possible.
Topics: Interview, Job Application, First Impression, Career, Job Exploration, Resume, Cover Letter, Professional Skills, Job Research, OFJS
"Look at that subtle off-white coloring. The tasteful thickness of it. Oh my God, it even has a watermark..." (American Psycho, 2000)
Business cards, aside from resumes, are the pinnacle of follow-up discussions with potential customers, teammates, employers, etc. It opens the door for possibilities down the line, and it makes people easier to find. Everything from the creation, design, contact information, and delivery of the card is crucial. Standing out amongst competition may be difficult, but following these tips will put you ahead in your best career in no time.
Topics: Networking, First Impression, Career, Job Search, First Step, Job Fair, Selling Yourself, Dream Job, Business Card, Personal Branding
Did you know that recruiters spend an average of 5-7 seconds looking over a resume? Formatting a resume can sound stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some dos and don’ts for your resume that will make you stand out from the crowd.
Topics: Job Application, First Impression, Resume
We’ve all been there. You finally have a great job opportunity that has the potential to open up the next chapter of your career. Only one problem, you have to go in for a job interview. Whether you are a beaming extrovert or a quiet introvert, none of that matters in such a competitive job market where a dozen or more candidates could be gunning for the same position you are. In this blog post, I am going to go over a few tips that will help you nail that job interview in ways that will secure your spot in that new position.
Topics: Interview, First Impression, Interview Follow-up, How To
Have you ever been to a job fair and forgotten to print your resume? Or found your resume to be a hassle when carrying it around? You should opt for an easier option, a personal business card. This can replace the bother of carrying around a portfolio and introduce the ability to give out your contact information quickly and simply while creatively branding yourself.
Topics: Networking, First Impression, Professional Skills, Selling Yourself, Business Card, How To, Personal Branding
I don't know about you, but as a college student, I fear the future. With little to no professional experience right out of college, what are we supposed to do to be the best candidate? Hopefully, by the end of this post, you will learn tips and tricks to develop your professional skills and land the job before you even get your diploma—or shortly after.
Topics: First Impression, Self Exploration, Professional Dress, Job Offer, Selling Yourself, How To
When Things Don’t Go as Planned
The interview for the perfect job did not end well. Let’s make the next perfect offer your last with these interview tips. It is important to remember that interviews aren’t just a chance to figure out if you are a good fit for a company, but a chance for you to find out if the company is a good fit for you.
Topics: First Impression, Professional Dress, Professional Skills, How To
Topics: Interview, First Impression, Career, Job Search, First Step, Job Tips, Professional Skills, Selling Yourself, Job Research, Dream Job
The Best 6-Step Guide to Developing a Successful Elevator Pitch
During the job interview process, a company may ask for an elevator pitch to learn more about you! This may be in either video form or over the phone. It’s crucial that you use your elevator pitch to stand out from the competition! Some people may find an elevator pitch confusing or even difficult to start. Showcasing yourself to a company for the first time may even be a freighting experience but worry not, this 6-step guide to developing the best elevator speech is here! Just follow these steps and keep them in mind when you're ready to start creating your own elevator pitch!
Topics: Interview, First Impression, Selling Yourself, How To, Personal Branding
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Topics: Networking, LinkedIn Tips, First Impression, First Step, Selling Yourself