"Do You Have Any Job Prospects Yet?"

It’s funny how you hear stories about how going to a family holiday party when you’re older is a horrific experience full of questions like, “Are you dating anyone?” or “How old are you now?”  But if you are a senior like me, then you can relate to hearing the most terrifying question of all…”So, … Continue reading "Do You Have Any Job Prospects Yet?"

Fake It Til You Make It

One of the newest trends when it comes to job hunting has been to create your own job. I don't necessarily mean become an entrepreneur and work for yourself, although that is also a viable option these days. It's come to my realization that most of the people I've spoken to about their own job … Continue reading Fake It Til You Make It

Burnout Season

If you're anything like me, finals season can be quickly followed up by burnout season. After the end of a long and taxing semester it's easy to still feel wound up, stressed out, and overall exhausted. After all, if you're interning, freelancing, or on an executive board for an organization at your school you know … Continue reading Burnout Season

Taking The Creative Approach To Your Cover Letter

Is getting a new job one of your New Years' resolutions? If so, now is the time to spice up your job application materials! I believe the most important part of the job application process is your cover letter. Your cover letter is supposed to catch a prospective employer's eye, but that's easier said than … Continue reading Taking The Creative Approach To Your Cover Letter

Employers Do Look At Your Profile Online!

The Infographic below shows the different social networks that employers turn to receive additional information on prospective employees. The exact same way we use these networks to connect to different business and job hunt, employers use it as a form of way to get to know you "better." Check out the infographic, Mashable created.

Social Media Sweep: Clean Up Your Profile

Generation Y is all about online sharing, but when it comes to getting hired, how much sharing is too much?  A recent study by Harris Interactive and CareerBuilder found that 43 percent of hiring managers who research candidates via social media say they've found information that caused them not to hire someone. This number is … Continue reading Social Media Sweep: Clean Up Your Profile