Job Hunting

The very idea of negotiating salary, vacation or anything else with a potential employer makes most people nervous. However, keep in mind that your skills are a commodity and certainly hold market value. If you are working with a headhunter or contingency recruiter, they will likely negotiate your package because better the package they negotiate for you, the better you do, the better they do. If you found this position on your own however, it’s essentially up to you to

I’m often asked if cover letters are really that important. After all, the resume has all the relevant information that prospective employers need. I always respond with a definitive ‘yes’! Your cover is a vital part of your career marketing package and should always partner with a resume. They go hand in hand. In fact, I like to call it the resume’s jacket-cover introduction. A Cover Letter’s Purpose: It’s the first thing a potential employer will read about you and its main purpose

So you’re back from spring break and getting ready for graduation, now what? If you’re anything like most graduates this year, you’re nervous about the unemployment rate. Don’t fret, despite headlines of grim unemployment rates, there are jobs out there for recent grads! The competition is fierce and you’re not just competition with other college grads, you will be competing with so many who have recently lost their jobs and are willing to take more junior positions.It important to be prepared

With increasing layoff numbers, we’re in a tough market these days. In such a highly competitive job market, job search mistakes are less forgiving and far more rigid. Anyone from the top executive to recent grads is prone to making job search mistakes. Here are some common mistakes that job seekers make and how to avoid them: 1) Having an ineffective resumes As I’ve mentioned many times before, having an effective resume that markets your skills is by far one of the