Posts Tagged ‘applying for a job’

  It’s never an easy to decision to leave something that provides you with a steady paycheck. If you’re unhappy with your current job, you’ll ideally want to have something else lined up before you give your two-week’s notice. But how can you know if it’s time to move on? The following are some signs […]

The job market can be very competitive, and it’s not unusual for a hiring manager to receive hundreds of resume submissions after posting a job ad online. Even with an amazing resume and shining qualifications, it can still be difficult to get noticed and land a job interview. Sometimes, you have to think outside the […]

When you’re applying for a job, your cover letter is just as important as your resume—in some cases, even more important. Alas, too many job applicants don’t realize the significance of their cover letter and as a result, don’t give it much thought; some people don’t even include cover letters when applying for a job. […]

Many job candidates focus so much on how they should perform during an interview and what they should do and say, that they often overlook what not to do. Some of these are obvious things that can immediately be a deal breaker for many hiring managers, whereas others can be a lot easier to overlook. […]

Many job candidates focus so much on how they should perform during an interview and what they should do and say, that they often overlook what not to do. Some of these are obvious things that can immediately be a deal breaker for many hiring managers, whereas others can be a lot easier to overlook. […]

In a competitive job market, it’s important to send out a resume that shines and lands you that interview. You want to highlight your qualifications in the best way possible, and make sure that your resume isn’t just deleted or tossed to the side. But while focusing on the importance of creating a terrific resume, […]

It can be scary to lose your job, especially if you were completely blindsided and had no idea it was coming. Suddenly losing your job can catch you off-guard and make it difficult to take care of bills and expenses. Because you may be experiencing a mix of emotions right after losing a job as […]

  You applied for a job that you know is a perfect fit for you and you were called in for an interview. But now a lot of time has passed and you haven’t heard anything. It seems as though you didn’t get the job. You can’t understand it: your qualifications are outstanding, you have […]

You’ve probably heard the saying before—if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. But with the job market being so competitive, sometimes landing that dream job is easier said than done. Even with impressive qualifications and years of relevant experience, there may be hundreds of other qualified candidates gunning […]