The economy has growth, and the job market is better now than it has been in years. Finding top talent has never been an easy proposition, but with startup companies filled with perks like indoor basketball courts and catered lunches, and the salaries afforded by larger companies, how do you compete? The National Center for the Middle Market said that… Read more →
Networking: Most of Us are Doing It Wrong
Everyone knows that success in a professional career can often hinge on networking. There is no price tag that can be put on having connections in business, not just for potential job opportunities, but for feedback, support, or potential business partners or connections you may professionally want later on. Just think of it like a tightrope walker. The wider your… Read more →
Good Reasons to NOT Take a Job
Often times, a job hunt in a professional environment can be grueling, exhausting, and depending on the circumstances of your current job, urgent. Even with great connections and a stellar resume, a professional trying to find the right fit can struggle for months with a job search. But this doesn’t mean that you should take the first thing that comes… Read more →
Refreshing Your Resume: Reconnecting With a Lapsed Reference.
It’s very easy when you are employed and busy to let old professional contacts slip away. Past colleagues, bosses, and business relationships get put on the back burner. It’s natural. But now you’re in the job market again, looking for the perfect opportunity, and you’ve realized that it’s been months, maybe years since you’ve been in touch with your former… Read more →