2020? Time to Clean Up Your Social Media Profile.

What are your career goals for 2020? If you are planning to launch a job search or try for a promotion, it may be time to clean up your social media profile. Here’s where to begin. Review Your Current Accounts According to a 2018 survey, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen candidates… Read More »

I Need a Job, But the Offer Wasn’t Right… What Should I Do?

When you’re searching for employment, accepting an offer seems like a no brainer. Unfortunately, sometimes, life isn’t that simple. What should you do if you need a job, but the offer wasn’t right? Ask Yourself, “How Badly Do I Need This Position?” If you’re currently unemployed and your job search has been going on for… Read More »

8 Things to NEVER Say During an Interview

Job hunting is stressful. And, it’s easy to slip up along the way. If you want to make sure you stay in the running for a position, check out this list of 8 things to NEVER say during an interview. 1. Sorry, I’m late. Employers assume you will be on your best behavior during the… Read More »

Is Your Resume Going Straight to the Trash? Tips to Updating Your Resume.

Updating your resume takes time and effort. And after all that work, you’re hoping for the best results. To make sure your resume stays out of the trash can, ask yourself these five questions. Are you qualified for the job? Sometimes people land a position without all the right qualifications. Even so, hiring managers are… Read More »

What to Say When a Recruiter Asks, “Tell Me About Yourself”

If you are looking for a job and working with a recruiter, he or she may kick off the conversation by asking, “Tell me about yourself.” Well, what should you say? The Wrong Answer I was born in Paris, Texas, but I moved to Conway, Arkansas when I was ten. I’ve always been good at… Read More »

6 Ways To Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job

Most of us use social media for lots of different things. We may keep in touch with friends, support worthwhile causes or follow the latest celebrity gossip. But, did you know, social media can help you find a job too? Follow these six tips to boost your job hunt with LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest… Read More »

8 Tips to Make Your Job-Hunting Efforts Worth It

Looking for work can be challenging, frustrating and even discouraging. And, if your search isn’t going as planned, you probably feel like you are spinning your wheels. Get back on track with these strategies. 1. Sign Up for Job Alerts Rather than spending hours scrolling through the Help Wanted ads, hunt smarter with customized alerts.… Read More »

Stand Out Against Your Competitors & Land the Job!

If you’re hoping for a job offer, what’s the best way to succeed? Make sure the hiring manager remembers you (for good reasons, of course). Use these tips to set yourself apart from the competition. Do Your Homework Learning about a company before your interview puts you at a definite advantage. You’ll be able to… Read More »

How Often Does My Resume Need to Be Updated?

Especially if you are currently working, reviewing your resume is probably at the bottom of your priority list. But things can change quickly. If you find yourself up for a promotion, ready to launch a job search or even unexpectedly unemployed, having an up-to-date resume will work to your advantage. So, how often should you… Read More »

Pick Up Your Phone and Find a Job on Social Media With These Tips!

If you are job hunting, you’ve probably searched the internet for openings, visited job boards and even looked around the neighborhood for Help Wanted signs. But, have you considered social media?  That’s right. Social Media isn’t just for personal posts anymore. Learn how you can use your social accounts to advance your career.   LinkedIn  Designed as a social network for professionals, LinkedIn continues to… Read More »