Career Tips

How to Tailor Your Resume to a Job Description

How to Tailor your resume.

When over 80% of job listings either require or strongly prefer candidates with prior relevant experience, it is imperative to demonstrate your related experiences on your resume to stand out from the crowd.  What Does it Mean to Tailor Your Resume? When an employer posts a job opportunity, it will come with a list of responsibilities and requirements.… Read more »

How to Prepare for an Interview

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Preparing for an interview can be a daunting task, especially if you haven’t interviewed for a new job for some time. As a recruiting firm, we talk to candidates and hiring companies daily and know what you need to do to prepare for an interview. Research the Company Before stepping into an interview,  do your… Read more »

How to Grow Your Network Connections on LinkedIn

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In 2023, having a digital presence has never been more important. With over 930 million users across 200 countries, LinkedIn provides one of the best ways to network with colleagues, potential hires, potential employers, prospects, and even mentors. We put together the best strategies to leverage the LinkedIn platform and grow your professional network connections… Read more »

How to Write a Thank You Note After an Interview

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Writing a thank you note after an interview is a very important step in the process and one that we advise all our candidates to do. In fact, 68% of hiring managers say that receiving a thank you note impacts their decision-making process. When done correctly, writing a note post-interview will only improve your chances… Read more »

8 Effective Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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So you decided to search for a new job, you put a great resume together, you apply to a ton of great positions… and it’s crickets. I’m sure this is a story we have all been a part of at some point in our careers. While there is no guarantee that your resume will be… Read more »

8 Common Resume Mistakes that Recruiters Hate to See

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If you are thinking about entering the job market, you will probably need to update your resume. Is this task annoying? Yes. Is it necessary? Definitely! Making sure your resume is up to date with your most current experience is very important when targeting your top job opportunities. As a recruiting firm, we look at… Read more »

Interview Mistakes That Will Keep You From Receiving an Offer

You have a great resume, a cover letter that dazzles, impeccable references–the only think left is the interview. So make sure you don’t make these mistakes: Don’t show up late! The easiest way to look bad right off the bat is to show up late. It gives the impression that you’re irresponsible and makes the… Read more »