Attract a Potential Employer

A resume is a critical tool in the job market. Still, many job applicants underestimate its value to attract a potential employer. That is why many experts with vast experience and excellent skills do not get an offer no matter how hard they try. Isn’t it a pity? Find out how with a resume, you…

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online jobs

Have you been searching for online jobs? With us still being firmly entrenched in a global pandemic and as a consequence, widespread lockdowns and restrictions are still a thing in the vast majority of countries that are most significantly affected by the virus. And unfortunately, the virus doesn’t really look like it’s going to be…

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job hunting with a disability

Job hunting with a disability becomes much easier if you consider some of these tips and technology advantages. Your skills and experience will set you apart and help you land your next dream job. It is important to feel confident in your interview skills and your accomplishments and be able to convey them to a…

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use referrals

Are there any creative ways to use referrals in a job search? Obviously, there are. And you should be using referrals to increase your chances of landing a job. Referrals are an excellent way to leverage your skills as a new or veteran jobseeker. However, the practice of merely providing references on a Curriculum Vitae…

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post-pandemic world. Young woman sitting on a couch in an apartment working on a laptop

Guest post by Vanessa Holwell, Hiringsquad.net The world is steadily changing, but no doubt, the coronavirus pandemic forced certain changes to speed up. This is especially evident in the business world and, by extension, the workforce.  Certain ways of getting things done have come to an end, while at the same time, new and more…

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Instagram logo is shown on a phone being held by a masculine hand.

Have you added Instagram as a tool for your job search? Our online presence is important in a solid job-hunting plan. In-person networking can be difficult during the pandemic. This means that it’s vital to align all your social media profiles with your job search.  Companies are increasingly using Instagram to present their own brand,…

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Slow your job search. Photo of a crosswalk sign indicating to stop in a busy city.

Don’t slow your job search down by making these five common mistakes.  Any of these errors can hamstring your career strategy.  If you’re making more than one of these mistakes, watch out for slow traffic ahead. 1) Not Networking Enough You can’t get hired if you can’t get seen. It’s crucial to up your game…

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Summer job search. Image of a pair of sunglasses sitting on the sand on a beach with a blue slightly cloudy sky.

Maybe your first thoughts about summer aren’t that it’s a great time to focus on your job search. Maybe you’re thinking of a trip to a secluded cabin, or some time at the beach.  Don’t forget your job search while you’re at it. Everyone else is going to be thinking those same thoughts. That means…

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applying for a job. Image of 3 telescopes in a row

Applying for a job is not a simple and quick task. It can take weeks of research, hours of crafting the perfect resume and cover letter, and mental energy preparing for the interview. Applying for a new job and starting a new career IS a full-time job. However, there are three key things to be…

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Laid off? This photo shows a for hire sign from a London taxi.

So you’ve been laid off. This can cause a cascade of emotions and stress for anyone.  However, it’s important to keep a level head and stay focused on your goals, taking conscientious and regular action to get hired.  Here’s some ideas to maximize your ability to succeed. Go Public With Your Job Search Tell everyone.…

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