Category: Jobseeking Tips

Featured Image: Don’t Give Up On Your Job Search This Summer!

Don’t Give Up On Your Job Search This Summer!

May 8, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips

Summer is rapidly approaching and your head may be full of visions of white, sandy beaches and chilled cocktails. But before you get too excited, how’s your job search going? If you’re unemployed, or just looking for a new position, the warmer days might tempt you to put your search on hold. But summer is […]

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How does your pay stack up in Charlotte?

April 11, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips

Curious what folks are making in Charlotte, NC? Charlotte Agenda just released these Pay Day Findings and some of them are real eye-openers! Finance: Entry level investment banking analyst: average base salary of $82,500 with a bonus of $51,500 Bank Senior Vice President: average annual bonus of $43,475 Investment Banking Managing Director: average annual bonus of […]

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Don’t Wait—Start Your Job Search Today!

February 20, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips

After a job transition, many people decide to take some time off. It’s true that you could need—probably deserve—some time to think things over, particularly if you were terminated or laid off. You might want to give yourself some time to let the sting of losing your job dissipate. It’s true that taking the time […]

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Wanted! Motivated and Flexible Job Seekers Over 45

January 7, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips

Many job seekers over the age of 45 have dire hopes of getting hired. Why? They’ve read about it, they’ve seen it in the media and they’ve been hearing about it for years. It’s an ingrained “truth” in our culture that companies don’t higher older people. But it’s not necessarily true. Like any myth that […]

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Job Hunting During the Holidays

November 24, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips

You may have heard that companies don’t hire during the holidays, but it turns out that it’s not true. Although conventional job search wisdom says to lay off your job search until January, skipping several valuable job hunting weeks is counterproductive. In fact, you might be more likely to get hired at the end of […]

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Looking for a new job? Don’t get fired!

August 29, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips

So, you’ve decided it’s time to move on for greener pastures? You’ve made the decision and now you’re going to start looking for a new job. Good for you! This is an exciting leap forward! Just… make sure you don’t get yourself fired before you’ve landed. A lot of our candidates ask us questions about […]

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Making the Most out of Your Personal References

July 29, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips

The personal reference list is often overlooked, but is, in truth, essential. Your resume may get you an interview, but your references will get you the job. Speaking with references is an easy way for employers to verify the information on your resume and to get an idea of who you are. Choosing job references […]

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Using Social Media During a Career Transition

July 25, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips

For most of us, social media is a big part of life these days. It should, at least, be a part of your career. While social media can certainly be distracting and time-consuming, it is, more often than not, beneficial to career advancement. Social media has made networking faster and more effective than ever. 92 […]

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Finding the Right fit with the Four C’s

July 1, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips

When job hunting, it’s easy to get caught up in convincing employers of what you can do for them. The job market is competitive and it’s normal to fear losing out on a good opportunity. But what the company can do for you is just as important. An effective relationship between an organization and its […]

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What Recruiters Want in 2015

February 24, 2015 | Jobseeking Tips

The current employment market is the strongest it’s been in the past six years. More than one-third of U.S. companies expect to add employees in 2015. That’s encouraging news for job seekers. But it’s not enough just to know that companies are hiring. You need to have an accurate read on exactly what they’re looking […]

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