8 Jun 2018
The cover letter is an incredibly helpful tool when applying to jobs because it provides recruiters with a more well-rounded sense of your skillset and who you are. However, if you are going to include a cover letter in your application, be sure to do it right.
1 Jun 2018
There are many benefits of phone interviews for both the company and the applicant, the biggest one being time. Hiring managers have tight schedules and can’t afford to interview every candidate, so a phone interview is a great way to screen potential interviewees. For the applicant, this is a crucial step that will determine whether you get the next interview and move on in the hiring process, so it’s important to polish up your phone skills.
25 May 2018
Some people love networking; it’s a great opportunity to meet all sorts of people and pick their brains about different companies or industries. Other people hate it; it may feel awkward introducing yourself to people and asking them to help you advance (or start) your career. Whether you fall into one of those groups, or somewhere in between, the reality is that networking is essential to any career and it is something you must grow comfortable doing well.
18 May 2018
Securing a summer internship is a great way to gain skills and experience during your time off from school. It is also an excellent way make connections within your industry and maybe even find a job after graduation. But in order for that to happen, you’ll need to make sure you leave a lasting impression on your coworkers and superiors!
11 May 2018
Time management is a skill that is necessary in almost any field, but unfortunately, it doesn’t come naturally to all people. If you are a person that struggles with their time management, no need to fear! There are some simple things you can do to improve it, and you’ll be checking tasks off your to-do list in no time.
27 Apr 2018
You certainly don’t have to be best friends with every single one of your coworkers, but considering that you will spend nearly 40 hours each week working and interacting with them, it doesn’t hurt to get along. There will doubtlessly be occasions of disagreement or conflict, but how you handle it will play a large role in your workplace environment.