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Social media and work: don’t get fired over Facebook

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, you name it. Social media is great when it comes to connecting with friends and family and staying current with news, but is it preventing you from getting a job—or putting you in danger of getting fired from your current job? Those questions are significant because we all put so much […] Read Article “Social media and work: don’t get fired over Facebook”

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What to Do After the Interview

You’ve read countless articles about how to prep for an interview, and how to make it go smoothly, but how much do you know about that rough time before you get that email or call? The job search process can be long and grueling at times, and Best-in-Class companies are 17% more likely to ensure […] Read Article “What to Do After the Interview”

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10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume and Get Noticed

Working on the executive recruitment team, one of the most common questions I’ve been asked was, “Can you look at my resume?” Unless a resume was truly in need of help, I could reformat it fairly quickly. Since I’ve been in this industry the resume always seems to have a cloud of confusion and mystery […] Read Article “10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume and Get Noticed”

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Becoming a CEO

There’s a lot happening in the world today. It’s easy to feel as though our voices don’t matter. It’s easy to feel buried. But seeds are buried too, and with a little help they can grow into something strong and productive.   What makes a person, a company, or an organization special is their ability […] Read Article “Becoming a CEO”

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Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad

From playing handyman around the house to embarrassing their kids, dads are experts at so many things! If there’s one thing you can always count on dear old dad for, it’s advice. But things have changed since the prime of baby boomers in the workplace. Here’s a look at some of the outdated advice we hear […] Read Article “Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad”

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What to Do When You Lose Your Job

With the job market nearing full employment, have you considered your next steps should you suddenly lose your job? Do you have a plan in place to find your next gig? We always talk about how to find a job, but now it’s time to discuss what to do if you lose a job. Decide on […] Read Article “What to Do When You Lose Your Job”

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The 5 Fastest Growing Industries in Medical & Science

  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that 9.8 million jobs will be generated between 2014 and 2024. Healthcare occupations will contribute 2.3 million of these new jobs, making it the industry with the fastest employment growth over the decade. Which parts of the healthcare sector will be creating this job growth? Let’s take a look. 1. […] Read Article “The 5 Fastest Growing Industries in Medical & Science”

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Which Cities are Booming with Medical and Science Jobs?

The unemployment rate is progressively decreasing, which means many cities across the nation are seeing significant job creation. We surveyed medical and science professionals to find out what cities they predict to be hotspots as the industry continues to expand. 1. Raleigh, N.C. – “The City of Oaks” Ranked number one at 30.6 percent in […] Read Article “Which Cities are Booming with Medical and Science Jobs?”

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The 6 Key Ingredients of Every Successful Job Interview

  While a strong resume or portfolio can get you one step closer to your dream position, it’s the ensuing interview process that really helps hiring managers and recruiters determine whether or not you are the right fit. Preparing for a job interview usually requires more than simply researching a company’s products or services. First […] Read Article “The 6 Key Ingredients of Every Successful Job Interview”

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5 Tips for Breaking into the Fashion Industry

  In an industry that is ever-changing, it is crucial to keep a pulse on current fashion trends and how they impact employment opportunities. One thing remains a constant need for job seekers: preparation. For the innovators and creators behind the scenes, here are five tips for applying and interviewing for fashion design jobs: 1. […] Read Article “5 Tips for Breaking into the Fashion Industry”