Every college spring, my friends would start the desperate search for summer internships. There was a hunger in our bellies for that coveted internship which would add to our thin, hopefully getting thicker, college resumes. Unfortunately, many of these internships were unpaid. It seemed like it didn’t matter. As long as you had an internship, […]
I read a recent article in U.S. News & World Report on balancing certain character traits when going on job interviews. For job seekers constantly being pulled in a number of directions, balance is crucial in all areas of the job search–especially interviews. Job seekers want to come across as polished, but not flashy, poised, […]
There’s not a lot of charm to the traditional job fair. It’s a crowded conference space, filled with job seekers and recruiters dancing around tight booths filled with free pens. Job seekers are herded in and out of booths in a traditional job fair, and the overall experience can leave job seekers feeling overwhelmed and […]
Sometimes you just don’t feel like a “Fortunate Son” in your job search. It feels like your freedom is washed away from underneath you somewhere around the 50th resume and endless interviews. Fear not, though, there’s still time to regain your freedom. In honor of the 4th of July, we’re giving you the top 4 […]
Getting a job isn’t just about presenting a beautiful resume to a number of high quality organizations. It’s also about getting a foot in the door to begin with, and using that first step to your advantage. Here are five tips for getting an in with a company in your job search.