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4 Reasons Job Seekers Should Work with a Recruiter

Despite the good work they do, many people are hesitant to work with a recruiter. They may have had a bad experience in the past, or maybe they don’t know what to expect. But recruiters can be an excellent resource for any job seeker.  Whether you’re starting your job search or have already been contacted by a recruiter about an [...]

By |June 9th, 2020|

St. Louis Named Best City to Start A Career

New college graduates take note: St. Louis is the best place to kick-off your career, according to a new study by LinkedIn.  To come up with their list of the top 15 U.S. cities to launch a career, LinkedIn analyzed starting salary data from LinkedIn Salary and housing costs from Zillow. The top 15 cities were then ranked by which [...]

By |May 26th, 2020|

6 Ways to Make Your Job Search Successful

What does it take to be a successful jobseeker? There is no magic formula. But there are certain traits every successful job seeker shares.  Always be prepared Opportunity could strike at any moment. If a potential employer calls you at 8 a.m. to come in for an interview in an hour, you need to be prepared to drop everything to [...]

By |May 12th, 2020|

7 Tips for Nailing an Online Interview

As video conferencing technology continues to get better and better, more companies are embracing online interviews. Interviewing candidates online saves time, money, and can speed up the hiring process. And as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many employers have no choice but to conduct online interviews.  Though much of the preparation for online interviews is similar to that of in-person interviews, [...]

By |April 24th, 2020|

4 Tips for Working From Home

As we all adjust to our new normal, many people are working from home for the first time. In addition to dealing with the anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic, you are also faced with the daunting task of getting work done outside of your office.  First and foremost, consider yourself lucky that your job allows you to work from home. [...]

By |April 10th, 2020|

4 Tips for Managing Remote Employees 

As the country grapples with COVID-19, many employers are managing remote employees for the first time. If you’re a leader in your organization, how do you effectively manage your employees remotely? Here are some tips: Schedule Weekly Video Meetings  Communication is key when dealing with any employee. Remote employees are no different. That’s why you should make time each week [...]

By |March 22nd, 2020|

5 Resume Trends You Should Follow in 2020

Your resume is one of the most important parts of your job search. You need it to help you stand out from other candidates, catch the attention of recruiters, and, most importantly, land you an interview. But your resume won’t get any of this done if it’s old, outdated, and doesn’t adhere to the latest resume trends.  If you’re about [...]

By |March 8th, 2020|

How March Madness Affects the Workplace

With the NCAA Tournament right around the corner, March Madness is about to take over the workplace. And while employees are busy filling out their brackets and trying to keep up with all the games, workplace productivity will suffer.  In fact, businesses lose an estimated $1.7 billion due to productivity drops over the course of the tournament. When you compare [...]

By |March 6th, 2020|

5 Reasons Recruiters Reject Your Resume

Finding a new job can be extremely challenging. From perfecting your resume and writing countless cover letters to finding and applying for multiple jobs, looking for a new job takes a lot of time and effort. So when your application gets rejected, or worse, you hear nothing back at all, it can be frustrating.  If you have the experience necessary [...]

By |March 1st, 2020|

5 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

If you’re looking to make a career move, one of the best things you can do to help improve your chances of landing a new job is completing your LinkedIn profile.  LinkedIn is used by 95 percent of recruiters to find and vet candidates for jobs. Plus, 35.5 million people have been hired by someone they connected with on LinkedIn.  [...]

By |February 23rd, 2020|
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