The Six Habits of Successful Job Seekers


When you’re involved in a career search, obviously you want to make sure it’s as successful as possible. But even if it feels like you’re doing everything right, you may be pursuing less than fully successful strategies. Successful job seekers do certain things when pursuing a career search. What are they?

How to Network Like a Professional


In a career search, it’s likely that you search job postings and send in resumes. A surprising number of people, though, never network. Networking is one of the most important pieces of any career search. It’s where people connect to people who may know of unadvertised job postings. Networking is also

7 Reasons Business Cards Aren’t Dead


Yes, we’re living in a digital age, but that doesn’t mean traditional business practices are now considered old school. Take business cards, for example. If you think that they’re no longer relevant in today’s business world, you may be missing some valuable opportunities. Here are just seven reasons why business cards still matter. 1. A Faster Way to Exchange Contact Info. Sending your contact information to someone

Should You Write a Thank You Email to Your Interviewer?


You got an interview as a result of looking through job opportunities. The interview went well. Next step: should you write an email to your interviewer(s) to thank her or him? The answer is clear. Yes, you should send a thank you email to your

6 Steps for Effectively Navigating a Career Change


If you’re yearning for a career change, you’re not alone. It’s a common misconception that most people in the workforce pick a career in their 20s and are stuck with it for the duration. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average

4 Must-Have Tools for Your Career Search


Everyone needs tools to accomplish a job. If you’re a carpenter, you need a hammer and nails. If you’re a call center worker, you’ll need a telephone. What tools are best for a successful career search? What tools do you need

Quick Guide to Help You Get the Job You Want


It can be difficult to find a job in the field you desire, let alone the job you truly want. You can set yourself up with the best odds for success with a little help from our quick guide. Sometimes, a little helpful advice can go a long way for…

7 Industries Where the Job Market is Booming


There is great variation in the jobs currently available in the U.S. job market depending on what industry is involved. Here are some growing industries where jobs are plentiful and easy to get. 1. Green energy. Job growth for…

Three Things You Should Not Include on Your Resume


Resumes are highly important when you’re looking for a job. In many ways, resumes can be thought of as the sales brochure that will get you to the “sale” you’re after: a successful job interview. The resume thus needs to represent…