job search tips

January 22, 2018

These Winter Olympian Traits Will Have You Winning Gold in the Job Search Competition

Most of us are bundled up on the couch waiting for winter to leave and take its snow with it. Meanwhile, the winter Olympians are preparing […]
January 8, 2018

What Marketing Can Teach You About Personal Branding

Chances are, you’ve heard by now how important social media is during the job search. By posting articles about your industry, commenting on relevant groups, and […]
October 30, 2017

Ace the Job Interview Just By Being Yourself

You have the skills to excel. You’ve researched the company you’re interviewing with and know you’d fit well into the culture there. During the job interview, […]
September 18, 2017

Take Control of Your Career Before You Start the Job Search

Determining whether or not to shift careers is challenging. Even if you aren’t content in your current role, there are many benefits of remaining with the […]
August 7, 2017

Back-to-School Means New Opportunities for Job Seekers

Back-to-school means more than cooling temperatures and an end to beach days. For job seekers, the season signals an opportunity to revise and revamp your job […]
June 26, 2017

6 Hot Tips for a Productive Job Search This Summer

Summer is officially here. All Alaina can think about is weekend barbecues, trips to the beach, camping with friends — and of course, her looming job […]
May 15, 2017

3 Unexpected College Lessons To Take Into Your Job Search

College graduates’ futures are finally looking up. After years of ominous outlooks and negative statistics, companies are growing and ready to bring grads on board. In […]
March 27, 2017

Job Fairs: 4 Tips Counselors Should Share With New Graduates

Josie Chiao, a second-year Computer Science/East Asian double major at UVA, had a daunting first experience at one of her school’s job fairs. She was overwhelmed […]
February 13, 2017

Freelancers: Here’s Three Simple Ways to Get the Career You Want

Jennifer Faulkner, a marketing manager at Proposify, is the perfect example of why a freelance creative might want to make the jump to “nine-to-five” employment. Jennifer […]
January 23, 2017

4 Walt Disney Quotes To Get You Through A Career Search

Walt Disney wasn’t born into excellence. In fact, it was after he failed to sneak into the armed forces at age 16, and then drove ambulance […]
September 26, 2016

In the World of Job Seeking, You Need to Leverage Your Communication Skills

Soft skills are becoming increasingly important for job seekers. And communication skills are the most in-demand soft skill, according to a 2015 LinkedIn study published earlier […]
June 27, 2016

This Is How You Can Use Your Smartphone on the Job Search

In today’s interconnected world, the majority of professionals are increasingly using technology in the office, but there is debate over the impact of smartphones in the […]