Tag: Job Search

How to Land an Entry-Level Job When You Think You Might Not Have The Experience

Maybe you’re a fresh graduate, or maybe you’re simply seeking a career change, but it always stings when you scroll through Indeed and Glassdoor only to stumble across the words: “five years of experience required.” For an entry-level position, this is all backwards. How are you, a person with minimal experience, supposed to land an accesible job with a basic resume? Now comes the period…

How to Navigate Your First College Career Fair

Career fairs can be nerve-wracking. Don’t feel discouraged; instead, go in with a plan of attack. Prepping yourself as much as possible is key in calming your nerves. As the saying goes: “Proper preparation prevents poor performance.” So, let’s get prepped! The Wide World of Networking Networking is the key to navigating any career fair. In today’s society, it’s all…

7 Skills To Master For Your Senior Year Job Hunt

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in the stage of life most commonly referred to as “adulting.” Besides having to make your own meals, schedule your own doctor’s appointments, and do your own laundry, there’s something else that you have to face: applying for jobs. Susmita Gautam, a former Peer Career Adviser at George Mason University’s Career Services, and Sean McIntosh, President of Society…

5 Questions You Should Ask At The End Of An Interview

You did everything you needed to do to prepare for your interview. You ran through practice questions, researched industry happenings and even found the perfect “working girl” pants-and-blazer combo to wear on the big day. And unsurprisingly, your interview is going off without a hitch. Just when you think the interview is over and you have the job in the bag, your interviewer asks:…

How To Respond If A Potential Employer Asks You To Work For Free

It’s not unusual for employers to assess job candidates through video chats, phone calls, face-to-face interviews, written tests, and portfolio reviews. In recent months, there has also been an uptick in the number of companies asking candidates to complete assignments representative of the type of work they would be doing in the position under consideration. Candidates have mixed reviews of…

Top 5 Ways to land an Entry-Level Job Without Work Experience

Maybe you’re a fresh graduate, or maybe you’re simply seeking a career change, but it always stings when you scroll through Indeed and Glassdoor only to stumble across the words: “five years of experience required.” For an entry-level position, this is all backwards. How are you, a person with minimal experience, supposed to land an accesible job with a basic resume? Now comes the period…

Time Inc.: What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2017.

Kristen Bahler from Time magazine notes that when it comes to resume writing, despite changing trends, “crisp writing and brevity still reign supreme.” And with the booming job market of 2017, everyone must try to stand out. By following Bahler’s tips you can start your path to landing your next interview—you might even pave the way to your future job. 1. Pay…