When you start your job search after graduating from college or coding bootcamp or even graduate school, first thing first- manage your emotions and expectations. Don't be a jerk because everyone remembers when someone was a jerk to him/her. Looking for a job is a job in itself; it takes time, efforts and dedication. It… Continue reading First Job After School? (Insert Emoji)!
As a recruiter, I've read thousands of resumes, interviewed hundreds of candidates, and witnessed a few common job search mistakes. What could possibly be better to ring in the new year than singing along with me and learn how to increase your chance in upgrading your career in 2017? ♥ Call Me Maybe ♥ Hey, I just read… Continue reading Sing Your Way To A New Job
It is amazing how we have grown so reliant on technology and how we consult an app before completing a simple task. We live in an era where distraction is allowed and even encouraged. How about giving yourself a break from all the distractions? As you pause and reflect on the achievements and learnings in… Continue reading Unplug and Make Your Career Resolutions
If you're one of the general users (not in recruiting or sales) who only spend five minutes per week on LinkedIn, you probably get frustrated or lost on the site one of these days. You're not alone. As a recruiter, I see a lot of mistakes people make when it comes to using LinkedIn. Since… Continue reading Idiot’s Guide To LinkedIn
Unpaid internship is sadly an accepted form of employment in the US. Younger generations are paying a lot more for career preparation than ever before. "U.S. companies have been cutting money for training programs for decades, expecting schools and workers to pick up the slack." College students have to pay for school, training, and internships.… Continue reading Modern Wage Slavery: Unpaid Internships
LinkedIn is one of those things that you either want to do it right or not at all. The benefits of having an All-Star LinkedIn profile: You can be easily contacted by your network (and beyond) for any of the following: career opportunities job inquiries expertise requests reference requests getting back in touch consulting offers business… Continue reading To LinkedIn or Not?
Most employers still expect you to submit your resume even though they are accepting online profiles as official applications. So what exactly do employers look for in a resume? The Holy Trinity. These are the three key elements to demonstrate your qualifications for the position on a piece of paper. Sounds daunting but it's not… Continue reading The Holy Trinity of Resume Writing