6 Steps to a Great Interview

You applied for a job and find out you have an interview. Wonderful! In addition to understanding your own skills and experience, there are 6 ways to “wow” the interviewer and increase your likelihood of getting the job. 1. Eye contact. Convey a sense of...

Why Can’t I Find a Job?

1. Job mismatch. There might be many jobs open in your area, but if you don’t have the basic required experience, education, or desire to do the job, then those jobs might seem irrelevant to you.  2. Small companies don’t post openings online. Every day we hear...

How do you find a job quickly?

Finding a job requires a few different activities. You need to: Know where companies have openings, Write a resumé that best represents your skills and experiences, Apply in a way that your profile attracts attention, and Represent yourself in a way that you are the...

What are employers looking for?

When a company hires a new employee, they are looking for someone who A) wants to do the job, and B) can do the job.  Wants to do the job: Show that you want the job in two ways. First, explain how you were a good employee in past positions, through excellent...

How many jobs should I apply for?

How many jobs should you apply for? You’ll hate this answer, but here it goes: it depends. If you can find a well-paying, full-time job, then you only need one job.   Of course, you won’t necessarily get the first job you apply for, so yours is a reasonable...

I need a job. Is anyone hiring?

Looking for a job can be intimidating right now. With “safer at home” and the shutdown of nonessential businesses, a record number of people have lost jobs in just a few weeks. This is a scary and stressful time for many people and families. At the same time, some...