How to Network Your Way to a New Job

When you are seeking new career opportunities, it pays to diversify your job search strategies. Directly applying to job posts should be your main job-seeking activity, but it shouldn’t be your only activity and it never hurts to know someone with the inside track. Networking can be an effective tool in your job search, but… Read more »

Stand Out From the Pack: You Are The Best Candidate for the Job!

In today’s job market, competition is steep. Even if you know you are the best candidate for the job, you want to take every opportunity to demonstrate that point to hiring managers and give yourself an edge. Here are some tips to help you stand out from the pack. Don’t Skip A Cover Letter There… Read more »

Thankful for Your Job? 3 Perfect Ways to Show It to Your Boss

Are you thankful for the job that you go to each day to earn a living? If so, why not take the time to show your boss that you are appreciative. You don’t have to spend money, or be elaborate in showing your boss that you are thankful. Here are three simple but perfect ways… Read more »

One Size Doesn’t Fit All! Adjust Your Resume for the Job

If you’re like many job seekers, you have one resume that you send out every time you apply for a job. You tailor your cover letter for each position, but you treat your resume as a “set it and forget it” type of document. This is a common mistake that can cost you the chance… Read more »

How To Make LinkedIn Work for Your Career Goals

4 Ways to Step Up Your Social Networking Game Sometimes the best advice for job seekers and those considering a career change is to spend more time on a social network – one that provides the latest job opportunities, expands your contacts, and provides career development support. You probably know about LinkedIn’s reputation for professional networking already…. Read more »

The Summer Job Search Heats Up

Good (& Bad) News for Summer Job Seekers With the warm weather comes plenty of good news for recent graduates, those seeking supplemental income, or job seekers taking advantage of the season’s expanding opportunities. Those interested in summer employment can bask in the benefit of a favorable job market in Maine and New Hampshire. But… Read more »

Job References: What Job Seekers Need to Know

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You got the interview, and you’re perfect for the job. The only thing you need are references. But then you think…maybe they won’t ask. Or if they do, maybe they won’t call them. Think again. Today’s job seekers can bank on the fact that a prospective employer will request references – and call them. In… Read more »

Resume Inflation: Top 5 Overstatements

The Bluster and Blarney of Today’s Job Seeker Filling out your job history? Why settle for being a waitress when you can be a Dining Experience Liaison? While there’s nothing wrong with being a garbage collector, Waste Management Technician does have a certain ring to it. These types of exaggerations, termed “resume inflation” are on… Read more »

Resume Inflation: Top 5 Overstatements

The Bluster and Blarney of Today’s Job Seeker Filling out your job history? Why settle for being a waitress when you can be a Dining Experience Liaison? While there’s nothing wrong with being a garbage collector, Waste Management Technician does have a certain ring to it. These types of exaggerations, termed “resume inflation” are on… Read more »