Some Great Tips for Finding Work During the Pandemic

Looking for or need a job during the pandemic? Now, more than ever, having a specific career goal is essential because the competition for any and all jobs today is fierce. You might find yourself wondering again: What does this uncertain future hold for me? One study conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, youngerContinue reading “Some Great Tips for Finding Work During the Pandemic”

Six Valuable Traits Your Local Bartender Has That Relate To Any Job

The next time you drop by the local watering hole for a happy hour, take a good look at how the bartender provides great customer service and easily performs often complex tasks. When teaching a Career Development class some time ago, a slightly embarrassed soon-to-be grad asked how she could relate her current job (whichContinue reading “Six Valuable Traits Your Local Bartender Has That Relate To Any Job”

How to Uncover ‘Unadvertised’ Job Openings in 2020

Many open jobs are not publicly advertised but can be found by using a little ingenuity and recent surveys show nearly 80% of new hires landed an unadvertised position. Why would companies not publicly post a job opening? The cost of advertising an open position can be substantial. They don’t want to be overwhelmed withContinue reading “How to Uncover ‘Unadvertised’ Job Openings in 2020”

How to Write an Impressive Job Offer Acceptance Letter

“Put it in writing, or it didn’t happen.” This advice from lawyers is relevant for job seekers — especially when accepting a new job. But, exactly what should you say in a letter of acceptance? Letter of Acceptance Writing a letter of acceptance is especially important if your job offer was made orally but you haveContinue reading “How to Write an Impressive Job Offer Acceptance Letter”

Why You Should Have Both A LinkedIn Profile and Résumé

Once upon a time, attending networking mixers, industry events, and the Chamber of Commerce meetings was the best way to make new connections and build business relationships. Now, many of these activities have moved online within the LinkedIn community. Much like networking in person, professionals interact on LinkedIn with the explicit intention of making businessContinue reading “Why You Should Have Both A LinkedIn Profile and Résumé”