The STAR Method: Tips for Interviews and Resumes

Posted by Ryan Nalesnik on Oct 29, 2019 11:39:16 AM

The STAR method is way to sell yourself by communicating your strengths and skills through telling a story about a time where you applied them. You may have to engage in some self exploration because while a story might not seem interesting to you, it may be interesting to an employer. While you are aware of your capabilities, remember the hiring manager is not! The STAR method helps you communicate your abilities in a way that is engaging and easy to follow. This method can be used in interviews and resumes! There are four parts to the STAR method: situation, asks, actions, and result.

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Topics: Interview, Job Application, Self exploration, Resume, Cover Letter, Job Tips, "Selling Yourself", How to

Tips to Avoid Burning Out During Your Job Search

Posted by Kennon Blum on Oct 29, 2019 11:32:21 AM

We all know what it means to take a break; to take time for yourself, and recharge before you continue on your journey. Did you know how important it is for your health? Working too hard can lead to a burn out, which can stall your job search process. Searching for your dream job can be stressful. Also, creating the perfect resume or perfecting your LinkedIn profile takes time. But despite this, it’s also important to take some time for yourself. 

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Topics: LinkedIn Tips, Job Application, Job Search, Resume, dream job

Everything You Need to Know About Informational Interviews

Posted by Amanda Zanville on Nov 17, 2018 1:02:30 PM

 

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Topics: Interview, Networking, Job Application, Resume

This Is Where You Need To Start- Job Applications for Beginners

Posted by Our First Job Search on Nov 2, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Employers receive countless job application forms to sift through- to show you’re suitable for the role and get an interview, you’ll need to demonstrate personality and confidence within one piece of paper.  

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Topics: Job Application, Resume, Cover Letter

Do What You Love: The Benefits of Job Exploration.

Posted by Kaylee Payne on Oct 19, 2018 1:04:52 PM

     If you were the kid who didnt know what they wanted to be when they grew up, youre at the right place. If you are now an adult who still doesnt know what they want to do and youre a junior, senior, or have your diploma in your hand...dont worry, youre at the right place.

     Everyone has met the person throughout elementary, middle and high school where they knew exactly what they wanted to do in life. And it was extremely specific and it confused and intimated you. Why and HOW do they already know what they want to do?? But you thought whatever Ill eventually figure it out in college." Well here we are, in college, STILL without a clue of what we want to do. You have changed your majors, taken random classes and when you go home for Thanksgiving break and your aunt asks you So do you know what you want to do yet?” You still say no. Its a stressful experience everyone goes through when they didnt know that they wanted to be a Biochemical Engineer at the age of 5. But not knowing is your advantage.

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Topics: Job Application, job research

Job Applications for Beginners

Posted by Our First Job Search on Sep 12, 2018 8:39:26 AM

 

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Topics: Job Application

How to Get a Leg Up in the Follow Up to your Interview

Posted by Jason Smith on Aug 9, 2018 1:29:42 PM

 

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Topics: Interview, Networking, LinkedIn Tips, Job Application

Interviewing VIA Webcam

Posted by Nicholas Herd on Jul 13, 2018 2:11:54 PM

Searching and interviewing for jobs can be awkward at times. It forces you out of your comfort zone. But it is something that everyone will experience. Once you go through the task of applying for a job, and eventually scheduling an interview, there are a few different ways you can be interviewed. The traditional face to face is very common, but recently online interviews have been growing in popularity for employers. 

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Topics: Interview, Job Application, Job exploration

3 Easy Ways How To Start Your Job Search

Posted by Joseph Truppo on May 28, 2018 2:45:00 PM

So you want to get your job search started online and not sure exactly where to start? We have all been there at some point before. Let’s have a look at three easy ways to get you started on your job search.

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Topics: Job Application, job research

Five Ways to Outsmart the System when Applying for Jobs

Posted by Taylor Thomas on May 11, 2018 11:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Job Application

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