The old adage “you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” is at least one thing we know is true in a world filled with uncertainty especially at your new job. Psychologist Edward Thorndike proposed the theory of the “halo effect” nearly one hundred years ago to help explain this very idea.
For recent college graduates, the transition from the leisure of college to the “real world” can be a harsh reality. Few companies are hiring at the entry-level, internship programs are being axed, and new job postings are sparse. Every application you submit matters, and if you’re a legit candidate, the recruiter will likely track down
While everyone has their share of abilities and strengths, not everyone is in a position where their talents are being put to good use. Too many people are stuck in jobs that ask too little of them and thus are a waste of their talent. If you are worried you might be one of those
The corona virus pandemic has created a new normal, and unemployment has skyrocketed. Whether you are looking to find employment or to change jobs during these difficult times, steps can be taken to make yourself more employable. Here are three of the most important actions to take right now. 1. Make Your Resume More Professional
Did you know there are more than 36 million people in the United States that are either unemployed or considering their next job move? It is no secret that the future of the economy is uncertain and there are many questions left unanswered as we embrace the “new normal.” As the number of job searches
As more and more employers transition their teams to work-from-home arrangements during the pandemic, both hiring managers and workers gain an understanding of how efficient remote work calls for skills that tend to be different from the ones required for in-office work. Employers hiring during a pandemic tend to look for people who are able
Since most job searches and job applications are now an online process, it has become vital to take steps to preserve your identity when sending resumes. While it might seem counter-intuitive, the less is more approach applies here. Legitimate companies and job posting sites will not require more information until an actual interview is about