New Year, New Skills?

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Is this the year you’re going to take that next step and add some new skills to your resume? If you’re looking to update your current skill set or add some new ones to your repertoire, there are plenty of online options and programs to take advantage of. With a bit of research, you can […]

How to Enhance Your Personal Brand

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Have you heard about creating your “personal brand”? Do you wonder what that means and why bother?  Personal branding is defined as: “The unique combination of skills and experiences that make you who you are. It’s what makes you unique and sets you apart from everyone else. By developing a personal brand, you’re giving yourself […]

Should I Job Hunt During the Holidays?

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If you’re in the market for a new job and are questioning if you should job hunt during the holidays, especially this year with rumors of a possible recession, the answer is yes, start looking before the possibility of a recession becomes a reality. Even as the job market seems to be fluctuating up and […]

7 Easy Steps for Building a Resume

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Putting together your resume doesn’t need to be difficult—don’t let the process intimidate you. Remember, it’s all about you and what you’ve done in your career. The ultimate goal of your resume is to highlight your skills, talents, and experiences. So, don’t be afraid to brag—this is the time to do just that! Let’s get […]

Six Ways to Get Noticed by Recruiters on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn continues to be a popular tool for job seekers and employers. Currently, there are more than 850 million users in over 200 countries. LinkedIn boasts that there are 58 million companies on LinkedIn and that six people are hired every minute on their site (more LinkedIn statistics). Most job seekers know it’s important to […]

What Does it Mean to Work as a Contractor?

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Are you a current job hunter who has come across a job opportunity that looks promising and matches your skills and experience, but then you read that it is a contract role and it makes you wonder—is this the right type of role for me? What is it about contract work that makes you nervous? […]

What Does It Mean to Work in Health IT?

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Health Information Technology (Health IT) is one of the fastest growing areas in the field of information technology and has a very “healthy” job outlook for the next 5-10 years. If you are intrigued by Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, and big data and how they can be applied to the healthcare field, you may […]

The Importance of Soft Skills when Job Hunting and in the Workplace

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We all know that when it comes to job hunting, we need to be prepared to talk about our experience and our technical skills and qualifications, along with any degree(s), certifications, and special skills sets we offer. These types of skills are known as “hard” skills. They are skills that can be taught and measured. […]

Seven Helpful Tips for Working with a Recruiter

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Are you currently working with a recruiter or thinking of working with one? A recruiter is a great resource to help you in your job search. Here are some things to keep in mind as you work together to find your next role. Tip 1: Think of it as a partnership Think of working with […]

Choosing the Right Employer for You in 2022

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Choosing the right job can be tricky. Some people are focused on salary, while others are focused on flexibility. As our lives change, so do our priorities. What once was most important to you may take a back seat as you progress in your career. There are some important things to consider when choosing your […]