Last week, I quit my job in the staffing industry. Don’t get me wrong, it was a pretty awesome job. It paid well, I had great benefits, and I loved everyone I worked with. However, I have always had a dream to be my own boss. So I did it! Although the process has been scary, and I’m still taking…

The first 6 months of your new career are crucial. This is the time when you learn your new role, get to know the culture of your office, and start earning the respect of your managers. Make sure you stay on top of your game even when you start to feel comfortable at the new job. Below are 9 tips…

The first step when looking for a new job is to create a resume that will catch a hiring manager’s eye. However, it is tricky knowing what to put on your resume. Is your resume too wordy or too long? Are there certain keywords companies will be looking for? Should your resume run more than one page? These are all…

When you are looking for a new job opportunity, LinkedIn is a great, even essential, networking tool. LinkedIn is the largest professional networking group on the Internet and it allows you to connect with hundreds, even thousands, of other professionals around the world, including recruiters, managers and headhunters. You also can receive email notifications about new job opportunities in your…

If you dread Monday mornings or you no longer feel challenged in your job, it may be time to look for a new one. Many people feel indifferent about their jobs, but when is it time to really consider looking for a new career? Below are 10 signs that you may be ready for a career change. 1. Dread Going…

You have heard the phrase “it’s all about who you know.” This phrase absolutely applies when looking for a new position or advancing your career. Many people end up finding their career through a friend, family member or acquaintance. As such, a networking event is a great place to meet professionals in the industry into which you want to enter.…

We know just about everyone out there has Facebook. Your grandparents, parents, children, friends, and co-workers most likely all have a Facebook profile. However, are you thinking about your Facebook while you are looking for a new job opportunity? If not, you absolutely should be. Hiring managers, recruiters, and HR managers may be looking at Facebook to try and uncover…

There are hundreds of mistakes you can make in the interview. You might forget to bring copies of your resume or show up late because you got lost on the way. However, the interview may be the only chance you have at showcasing why you are the best fit for the job. Although you may still make a mistake or…

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