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During this unprecedented time, many who have gotten laid off due to COVID-19 are actively seeking employment. For some, it can feel like COVID-19 has put their lives on hold. The good news is that many companies are still hiring, and there are steps you can take to prepare yourself to get hired during this new normal.
More than 10 million U.S. workers have filed for unemployment benefits according to data obtained from the Department of Labor. Looking for employment may seem arduous, but it is definitely not impossible.
The stress of job searching can take a major toll on your life and even keep you from making valuable progress. Here are some tips that might help.
In the previous Soft Skills Savvy and Soft Skills Smarts articles, the need to assess, reflect, exhibit, adopt and use Soft Skills in the workplace and ways we can assess and reflect those skills, were identified. This article will provide examples of practical ways to exhibit, adopt, and use Soft Skills in the workplace and why it is important for employability and career advancement.
This article is first in a 3-part series. Discover what soft skills are and why they are crucial for our employability and career advancement.
According to Glassdoor, the average recruiter or hiring manager spends only six seconds reading a résumé. What if there was a way to stand out against the competition without using just the traditional résumé? In this article, we will show you how!
The #1 goal of networking is to generate an interview with a potential employer. To be successful in this, you should...
Have you ever been in a situation where you had the opportunity to talk with a highly important person? Let’s say for example they’re employed in a company that you really want to work for, and one of the first things they say is tell me about yourself. Would you know how to respond?
Times have shifted and that has impacted the way companies now hold interviews. However, whether an interview is via phone, Skype, pre-recorded video, or in person, the questions have generally remained the same. Here are the top five most commonly asked interview questions and the best ways to answer them.
Formal email writing is usually the first skill many business professionals will need to know in order to be an effective communicator. These tips will help you overcome these challenges, and gain a competitive edge in the workforce.
Creating a portfolio can feel stressful when you have so many projects and don't know how to properly display them. Before you begin, there are three major questions every portfolio must answer to be considered successful and complete.
If you are looking to expand your professional network, stay on top of industry trends, or promote yourself - then LinkedIn is the site for you!
Are you applying for jobs but not getting any responses? It may be time to update your resume and sell yourself effectively.
Trying to land a job but the employer is requesting a cover letter? That same old cover letter you keep using isn't really applicable to every job? Here's some tips to find out how to customize your cover letter and land an interview.
How do you describe yourself in thirty seconds or less to land your dream job? Check out these tips on how to perfect your elevator pitch.
It's your turn ladies! With your wardrobe packed with clothes, find out what you have in your closet that can be used for business professional and business casual interviews.
With the fashion world always changing, it is hard to keep up with the trends and knowing when to use them. Learn how to tastefully incorporate your unique style when going for a business professional or business casual interview.
Perhaps you have submitted your resume for the perfect job, a job that aligns with your work history and skill set; however, you have not received any calls for interviews. You felt like you were the perfect fit, but to no avail, you just hear crickets.
You may be tempted to respond with, “Oh I’m good! I think we’ve covered everything” this can make you appear unenthusiastic about the position. This is a great opportunity to show your interviewer how interested you really are in the position!
Even the most confident applicants can experience a moment of panic and uncertainty during an interview. This article will prepare you to traverse uncertain terrain, build your courage, and learn how to not sweat the little things. Literally and figuratively.
When looking for work you may think devoting all your time to filling out online applications and scrolling through hundreds of job postings is your best bet. While paying attention to these activities is without a doubt important, investing some of your energy into building up your online presence can pay off just as well.