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Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad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 Here’s a look at some of the outdated advice we hear […] Read Article “Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad”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”

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Will Uber Freight disrupt the $700 billion freight industry?

This morning, the San Francisco ride-sharing giant officially unveiled its new service for the trucking industry: Uber Freight. The cloud-based app matches carriers with shippers, focusing on dry van and reefer (refrigerated) loads. Uber Freight Senior Product Manager Eric Berdinis says the company tapped into its expertise in matching supply and demand, along with building […] Read Article “Will Uber Freight disrupt the $700 billion freight industry?”

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What it Means to be Working Mothers

Working mothers represent a larger percentage of today’s workforce than ever before. According to the Women’s Bureau, they are “the sole or primary breadwinner for a record of 40% of households today compared with 11% of families in 1960.” If you search “working mother” in Google images, you’re met with a string of women in […] Read Article “What it Means to be Working Mothers”

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Celebrate Nurses Week

One week each year, nurses are recognized for their unwavering dedication to the patients they serve. This year, that week falls on May 6-12. While we admittedly feel this segment of medical professionals deserves recognition every week of the year, we’re thrilled to give them the attention they’re due in celebration of Nurses Week! Help […] Read Article “Celebrate Nurses Week”

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8 Job Search Tips for Working with Multiple Recruiters

At first glance, working with multiple staffing agencies seems to be the best way to maximize your chances of getting a job. By leveraging the connections, clients and jobs available through each, you end up with the greatest number of possible job opportunities. . . right? Not always. 1. Know that being submitted twice may […] Read Article “8 Job Search Tips for Working with Multiple Recruiters”