Although the first Thanksgiving took place in October 1621, it wasn’t declared a federal holiday until more than 200 years later. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it the official day of thanks in an effort to raise spirits and camaraderie during the tough days of the American Civil War. Continue reading
Did you know… your profile is eleven times more likely to be viewed IF it has a profile picture, but don’t just copy and paste your current Facebook pic.
Having the right picture is crucial. The following infographic highlights 5 tips to ensure your profile is well-lit, professional and welcoming. For more information, read our blog post in full, here. Continue reading
The following highlights a few helpful tips on how to be more organized with a planner, but choose a way that’s best for you. Continue reading
We all wish our lives could feel more organized. Year after year, it’s one of the most prevalent New Year’s resolutions and one of the most common goals students set at the start of the academic season. Continue reading
Notebooks: check. Pencils: check. Backpack: check. Yep, it’s “back to school” time! For many children, it’s an exciting time of making friends and learning new things. As we grow older, many adults lose this sense of youth and enthusiasm for the back-to-work-day… but you don’t have to! Approach work passionately and feel enthused at your job using the following “back to work” tips. Continue reading
Hiring managers receive about 250 applications per job, and they spend only around six seconds looking at each one. If you want to stand out, you have a limited time to do so. Learn how with our Resume and Cover Letter guide! Continue reading
Do you shudder at the thought of writing a cover letter? You’re not alone.
Cover letters are the perfect opportunity to show that you’re likeable, smart, and driven—but if you’re not a writer the whole thing can seem like a nerve-racking complication. After all, if you’re applying for an IT position, you never claimed to be able to write. Continue reading
So, what exactly is an informational interview? Imagine a job interview where, instead of pursuing a job, you’re just seeking career advice.
You can request an informational interview when you want to know more about someone’s job, company, or industry. It’ll give you a chance to pick someone’s brain for career advice, providing you insight into what it takes to reach your goals. Continue reading
Did you know that most employers will check your social media when you apply for a job? But don’t worry, you don’t have to make everything private or delete all your pictures from the internet. Here is all you need to know on making your social media job hunt ready!