Category Archives: networking

6 Tips for Job Searching in the Digital Age

digital job search

Gone are the days of scouring the local newspaper for “Help Wanted” ads. Looking online for a job is the new normal: according to a 2015 Pew Research Study, more than half (54%) of U.S. adults have gone online to look for job information and 45% have applied for a job online. Here are some […]

Seize the Day: How to Use Your Time Wisely While Unemployed

use time wisely while unemployed

It’s easy to start feeling down on yourself during a period of unemployment, or to fall into the habit of lounging around and watching too much TV.  But too many people fail to look at the upside of unemployment, only to regret not using their time wisely once they are working again and can barely […]

Bored to Tears? How to Find More Meaning in Your Career

find meaning in your career

Do you remember a time when you used to wake up feeling motivated for the workday?   Did you ever have the feeling of ultimate satisfaction when you ended your workday?   Do you recall having something that you felt so passionate about that even though it required a lot of hard work and effort, it didn’t […]

Using Headhunters to Enrich Your Job Search

advantages of headhunters

If you search for jobs online, chances are you have come across job postings from staffing agencies, or have been contacted by recruiters who have found your resume online.  There are many staffing agencies and headhunters out there, and while their intention is to find the right candidate for the company hiring, jobseekers can also […]

Relocating? Key Strategies for Applying for Jobs Out of State

applying for jobs out of state

Many people would love the opportunity to experience another part of the country, or the world.  Maybe the city or town you live in is all you’ve ever known, and you feel that there are bigger and better opportunities for you elsewhere.  But once you decide where you are interested in moving, relocating can be […]

Streamlining the Job Search Process for Military Veterans

military veterans job search

Transitioning from military service to the civilian world is a challenge for many military veterans.  It involves adjustment in every aspect of their lives, and among the most significant is finding employment.  Having spent a long period of time in active duty, many veterans are unaware of the best job search methods out there, and […]

Start off 2016 With a Bang! Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

improve your linkedin profile

The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to address those areas of your life you’ve been meaning to work on, but can never find the time to do it.  For jobseekers and professionals in general, improving their LinkedIn profile is often one of these things.  It isn’t the most difficult of tasks, […]

Creative Methods for Professional Social Networking

professional networking methods

Professional social networking can become monotonous after a while when you make it into a one-dimensional task.  To expand your professional social network and your world, add some variety and excitement to your networking strategies.  There are numerous avenues of meeting people that don’t involve suited-up events where the main purpose is networking itself, while […]