Posts tagged “Job Search”

Job Seeker’s Gift Guide

Skim through your list this holiday season - is anyone on that list currently looking for a job? It could be your son or daughter, a friend, a former colleague or a relative. You already know what they want this year - a new job! But how in the world can you provide that to them? Allow us to help. We've rounded up a list of the 10 most helpful gifts you can give a job seeker, that will actually benefit [...]

4 goals you need to make right now

An important part of the job search process that is often overlooked, is goal-setting. Goal-setting is a skill we are taught early in our academic careers. We set goals for what we plan to achieve academically and how these goals will eventually lead us onto our career path. In reality, the very first step in your job search process should be to set your goals. If you are unsure of where you want to go, how will you ever determine [...]

Interview tips: how to stand out

It’s interview day. You’ve got your best suit on, you arrived early, and you brought your resume with you. You practiced your best smile for about ten minutes this morning, and you blended the perfect combination of friendly and professional. Now you just have to go in there, give the best possible answers to each question and you nailed it, right? Wrong. Everything you’ve done is standard; these are things that almost every candidate will take the time to complete. [...]

How To Interview: 7 Things You Should Never Do

I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve heard the statement – “If I can get the interview, then I’ll get the job”. Many people tend to be very confident about their interview skills. When they don’t get the position, they assume they didn’t have the skill level the employer was looking for, but the real reason may be that they broke some major interview rules. When it comes to interviewing, most people are concerned about what they’re going [...]

How can you find a job without experience?

It’s a cruel, cruel world out there. Students need practical experience to land a job in their field, and no one will hire them without that experience. Here’s the conundrum – how are students supposed to get experience if no one will give them their start? You could sulk all day and pity yourself on these unfortunate circumstances… or you could take some initiative and do something about it. Apart from landing an entry-level role within a company, there are other [...]