Deciphering job postings can often be a head scratching exercise especially when it’s often littered with industry specific lingo and complex business terminology. After writing, creating and personally applying to many different types of postings, here are some tips that can help you decipher whether or not a job is for you. Qualifications: Often times for job postings, companies will have… Continue reading "How to Read Between the Lines of a Job Posting"
Author: Jessica Jones
This week we wanted to bring a more reminiscent story of a pair of boys learning about friendship, betrayal and growing up too fast. I first read The Kite Runner in high school and remembered being very deeply impacted by the raw pain I felt for both the protagonist and antagonist. It was the first time I read a story… Continue reading "Lazy Summer Reads: The Kite Runner"
As you continue to progress through the different levels and positions within an organization you may eventually be required to put together a career portfolio. It’s important that the career portfolio you will be using to display your skills is relevant to the job you apply for. It’s quite common for people to put everything under the sun and then… Continue reading "5 Ways to Put Together an Effective Career Portfolio"
Having a strong resume is half the battle when trying to get noticed among the many resumes and applicants a company goes through when looking to hire someone new (refer to article on resume writing here). The other half, is ensuring that you have a strong cover letter that can help your resume go from the maybe pile into the… Continue reading "5 Ways to Write a Strong Cover Letter"
Whether you’re a new grad, an experienced worker, unemployed and looking for work, mom or dad returning to the work force or someone simply looking to get out of a dead end job; here are 5 quick ways to spruce up your resume to maximize your potential for getting the job you’ve been vying for. Find a resume template that’s… Continue reading "5 Ways to Guarantee Your Resume Stands Out"