The Importance of Phone Conversation

The rapid development of technology in the last quarter century has lead the world to become more interconnected than ever before. From the palm of your hand you can send a message to a friend across the world, or see what your favorite celebrity had for lunch. In today’s world, human interaction has been largely

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What Makes a Good Intern?

In order to be a good intern, you have to first acknowledge why you are there. Is it to bolster your resume? Are you doing it for the experience? Do you want to keep busy over the summer? Money? There is nothing wrong with using a good internship to boost your resume, or to make

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How Technology Can Help You Find the Right Job

The job application process has changed rapidly over the last few years. Technology and social media have completely altered the employment landscape. In today’s ever connected world, you can search for and apply to thousands of jobs from the palm of your hand. There is a lot of information out there, so it can be

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Job Search Advice For College Grads

. Looking for a job after college produces a special kind of anxiety for many soon to be grads. For some, graduation is an exciting new beginning and the official start of adulthood. However, for many others it can be a time of great uncertainty and anxiety. We’ve all been told “college is the best

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Does Loyalty Pay?

Once upon a time it was not considered smart to be moving from job to job each year but in this market, it may actually be beneficial to get a taste of different jobs to broaden a skill set to remain relevant to employers. It is critical to remain aware and knowledgeable about the current

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How to Blend Your On- and Off-Line Personalities

We’ve all always heard that your first impression is the one that counts. You have to be prepared to be “your best self” when you are meeting someone important for the first time – whether it’s a potential employer, a date, or a potential customer. However, have you ever thought about your real first impression?

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Is the company culture right for you?

After you get the interview and then the offer, not all your work is quite done yet. One of the most important parts of the process that job applicants often look over is analyzing the potential company’s culture. Everyone should strive to work somewhere were they are both inspired and appreciated by their superiors and

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Avoiding Job Search Burnout

Not only can interviewing for potential jobs be a lengthy process, but it is a tiring one, too. Even though we have come out of the recession and there are increasingly more jobs available, particularly in the IT field, any job hunt has its share of ups and downs and is an emotional rollercoaster. Between

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