Networking Tips You Should Know When Looking for a New Career

Why is Networking Important When You Are Looking for a Job? Networking is one of the most powerful tools you can leverage when job hunting. It’s not just about landing a job—it’s about building relationships, exchanging ideas, and discovering opportunities. Studies show that up to 85% of jobs are filled through networking, proving it is […]

Resume Phrases to Avoid

Job seekers use common resume phrases which are intended to make their resume rise above the rest. However, these over-used and all too common phrases are having the exact opposite effect for many of them. Some common phrases are: Team Player Result-Driven Excellent Leadership Skills Great Organizational Skills Works Well with Others Self-Starter Ability to […]

Businesses Feel Pressured by Higher Costs

According to the National Association of Business Economics (NABE), the rising costs of materials and labor are putting pressure on businesses. The NABE quarterly survey is intended to gauge business conditions at member firms and industries.

Email For Success

Back in the day… a formal hand-written note was a nice touch and follow-up to a job interview. However, in today’s world of electronics, tech savvy folks are opting for the immediate gratification of email as the new formal “thank you” process. Email is generally the primary method of communication during a job search and […]

Workaholics Among Us. Are You One?

  Success can be measured by your job title, size of your paycheck, and even popularity; ultimately, success is in the eye of the beholder.  The amount of devotion and passion we spend on our careers creates a path to be shared with many others, but created all alone. Workaholics share the drive to succeed, […]