Posts Categorized: Job-Seeker

Why You Should Set Goals During Late Summer, Not at the New Year

Everyone needs to set goals. It’s the best way to accomplish things, both in your career and your personal life. When you have something to work towards, you can break it down into steps and set up a timeline for yourself—crossing off each and every accomplishment and holding yourself to deadlines until the goal is… Read More »

Can you Afford to Turn Down a Mediocre Job Offer When Unemployed?

Looking for a new job can be time-consuming, stressful and frustrating. So when you land a job offer that isn’t your top pick, you may think it’s a no-brainer to jump at the opportunity. Still, you don’t want to land yourself in a situation in which you won’t be happy in the long term (or… Read More »

Stuck in a Dead-End Job? Here’s How to Break Free

You’ve probably heard the phrase dead-end job and hoped you never encounter one yourself. Or maybe this is a situation you currently find yourself in. A dead-end job is one that offers no opportunity—no room to learn new things or to grow. You show up to work day in and day out, uninspired, professionally stunted… Read More »

4 Strategies to Improve Your Resume and Stand Out from the Crowd

In a world of bland resumes and rehashed experience and skills descriptions, it’s becoming increasingly hard for job searchers to stand out as qualified candidates. Below are 4 ways to make your resume more attractive in the eyes of recruiters and hiring managers. Stick to a Modern Resume Style Many job searchers tend to miss… Read More »

4 Tricks to Build a Memorable and Effective LinkedIn Profile

If you’re looking for work in a competitive jobs market, it pays to do every little thing you can to stand out from the competition. Social networking is a great place to start, and when it comes to making connections with professionals from employment agencies and companies that could potentially hire you, LinkedIn is a… Read More »

Is Your Morning Routine and That Early Cup of Coffee Wrecking the Day’s Productivity?

Good morning—or rocky morning? It’s really up to you. How you spend your first few waking hours can set the tone for the rest of your day. Following a routine that helps you to be healthy, happy and motivated is the best way to jumpstart your day—every day! It’s important to figure out what works… Read More »

Set These Motivational Quotes as Reminders on your iPhone to Keep You Focused During High Pressure Situations

Do you ever feel like this: You have a meeting scheduled in 10 minutes and you’re expected to deliver a presentation. Your heart is pounding. Your palms are sweaty. Your mind is racing because there’s a lot riding on the success of your delivery at this meeting. Your boss and co-workers are relying on you.… Read More »

Sometimes Your Best Isn’t Quite Good Enough… How to Respond to That

Some of the most famous—and successful—people in history first experienced failure in their lives. And sometimes a lot more than once. With presidential elections coming up soon, you might reflect on the path of Abraham Lincoln. For example, before he was elected president, Lincoln lost jobs, failed in business, and lost quite a number of… Read More »

Are You Looking for a Job in All the Right (or Wrong) Places?

Are you looking for a job in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area? If so, you have a multitude of resources available to you—and many are at your fingertips. With just an internet connection, you can breeze through files upon files of job listings available in Atlanta and surrounding areas. Here’s where you need to find your… Read More »

Four Ways to Put on Your Best Smile… When the Day is Really Getting the Best of You

So, it turns out your day just hasn’t been going as planned. You woke up late, discovered you were out of coffee, hit every red light on the way to work, and arrived to an inbox busting at the seams. These or hundreds of other scenarios could have started to frame your day. But the… Read More »