How to Set Goals

Whether personal or professional, goals are important. They provide motivation and a sense of accomplishment. But setting goals can be tricky. If the goal is too small, it may seem unproductive. If the goal is too big, it may seem impossible to achieve. There’s a fine balance to setting goals. Here are some goal setting […]

Resolutions for the Workplace

A new year brings a new beginning . . . and New Year’s Resolutions! About 60% to 80% of people make resolutions or goals for the new year. While resolutions tend to focus on personal life, it’s beneficial to create resolutions or goals for the workplace too. Here are a few resolutions that should be […]

Do You Have Too Many Job Changes?

The days of staying at one job for decades is behind us. Today, 64% of job seekers agree that job hopping is beneficial to their careers. However, baby boomers, those born between 1957 and 1964, held an average of 12.3 jobs between the ages of 18 to 52. Seventy-five percent of job seekers between the […]

How to Get the Most Out of a Career Fair

Ah, autumn. Tis the season for apple picking, pumpkin carving, and corn mazes. Autumn is also the season for career fairs. Employers may be looking for seasonal employees, interns for the upcoming spring and summer, or soon-to-be graduate to fill full-time positions. No matter the person, career fairs are full of opportunity. But do you […]

How to Prepare for an Interview

Interviews are exciting opportunities to showcase your talents and determine if an organization is the right fit for your next career move. With proper preparation, an interview is a productive, two-way conversation in which you can learn about the organization, and the organization can learn about you. It’s important to be prepared for an interview. […]

Say This, Not That in an Interview

An interview is imperative to the hiring process. Both you and the interviewer are thinking about the same thing: Are you a good fit for this organization? Ideally, you would be a good fit for the organization, and you can showcase your talents during the interview. But candidates may make statements that don’t bode well […]

Relocation Tips for Job Hunters

Whether you’re looking to move back to your hometown or looking to move out of state, looking for a job outside of your current location can be tough. It’s usually best to try to find a job before relocating, but it’s not always possible. Sometimes it can be easier to find a job when you’re […]

Choose the Best References

Most hiring managers are going to ask for references once you make it past the interview process, though some might ask before the interview. It’s a good idea to have your references ready before your interview, just in case they ask for them. Better yet, have them ready before you start heavily job searching. Then […]

20 Questions to Ask in an Interview

The interview isn’t just an opportunity for the employer to ask questions, but also an opportunity for you to interview the company. Asking the hiring team questions is the only way for you to figure out if the job and company will be a good fit for you. This means you need to come prepared […]

How to Answer “Why did you leave your last job?”

One of the most common questions you’ll be asked in an interview is “Why did you leave your last job?” or maybe “Why are you looking to leave your current job?” It can be a tricky question to answer. You don’t want to bad-mouth your current or past employer, as that doesn’t always sit well […]