How to use Glassdoor and Indeed. 

Posted by Jeremiah Herrmann on Oct 29, 2019 11:40:37 AM

Have you ever struggled to find a job?  Maybe you found a job already, but you want to learn more about it and what it is you signed up for.  I'm here to tell you that both Glassdoor and Indeed can help you with your job searching needs.

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Topics: Resume, Professional Skills, Dream Job, Indeed

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

Interview Tips to Ease Your Insomnia

Posted by Emily Rieland on Oct 29, 2019 11:37:30 AM

Can’t sleep because of those pre-interview jitters? Resumes are great for listing your qualifications, but how much can a piece of paper really show about a person? Although it can be nerve-racking, an interview is your opportunity to really show who you are. Here are a few tricks and tips to help ease your mind so you can succeed and shine.    

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Topics: Interview, Job Search, Resume, Job Tips, Selling Yourself, Job Research

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

3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Resume

Posted by Jordan Howells on Oct 29, 2019 11:26:51 AM

Are you a college student, like me, struggling to start your resume? Would you like to catch the eyes of employers? If you said yes to these questions, I have 3 tips to help you create a strong, effective resume and help you get to that next step: grabbing your dream job.

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Topics: Interview, Resume, Dream Job, How To

How to Pick the Best Resume Keywords That’ll Land You Your Dream Job

Posted by Maria Beteta on Oct 29, 2019 11:00:04 AM
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Topics: Interview, Job Search, Resume, How To

Professional Skills You’ve Earned from Summer Jobs

Posted by Allison Piercy on Apr 17, 2019 2:07:55 PM

Most people overlook their small, part-time, summer jobs. But why overlook a rather small job when the value of it is huge!

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Topics: Resume, Professional Skills

The Top 5 Places Millennials Look For Jobs

Posted by Julia Mann on Apr 10, 2019 2:41:34 PM

 Looking for a job but not sure where to start? Here are the top five sites millennials are using to look for jobs!

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Topics: LinkedIn Tips, Resume, Job Research

How to Link Your College Major to Entry Level Jobs

Posted by Meredith Ledford on Apr 10, 2019 2:30:20 PM

So you’re getting ready to graduate with a degree in ________!  Now what?  Here are tips to find the perfect entry-level job that complements your major.

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Topics: Interview, Networking, Resume

How to Create a Stand Out Resume Using Keywords

Posted by Marissa Corso on Apr 10, 2019 2:29:16 PM

With an increase in applicants and new technology, recruiters have turned to Applicant Tracking Software’s to sift through applications and choose the few that they deem are actually worth looking at. And now you’re thinking, “Well how do I get my application to stand out when it gets processed through this software?” The answer to that question starts with a t-chart. You want to first begin by making a t-chart of the company’s ideal candidate based off of the information given in the job posting, and what you have to offer that matches their requirements. 

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Topics: Social Media, Resume, Dream Job

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