Should You Follow Up After Applying for a Job?

You’re sure your administrative resume was impressive; your cover letter was engaging, and you are well-qualified for the job. And, yet you have not heard anything from the company since you applied. Do you know how to follow up on a job application? It’s definitely worth sending a follow-up email or calling the company directly…. Read more »

3 Tips for Success at your New Job

Once you accept a new job, you may feel like you are on “trial” during what most in Human Resources realm would call a “probationary period”. Spoiler alert… that’s because you are! During that time, the employer and your supervisor are getting to know you: your skill set, quirks, tendencies, priorities, personality, and more! During… Read more »

Three Signs You’re Overthinking Your Next Career Move

While it’s always a good idea to take time to reflect on your career choices, the key to success is meaningful action. Being overly detail-oriented can put you at risk for being stagnant in your professional growth. As you embark on your next career move, here are three signs you may be overthinking your decisions… Read more »

Should You Work While Attending College?

Today’s college graduates are in a pickle: they need a job to gain experience but they also need experience to get the job! While education and internships are helpful, they often don’t compare to real world work experience from an employer’s perspective.  Working through college can help with this problem, while earning some money! Here’s… Read more »

Making an Impression after the Interview

Your job search doesn’t end once the interview is over. There are a number of steps to follow even after your in-person interview. Even the smallest gesture can make a big difference when it comes to effectively selling yourself as a candidate and highlighting what makes you uniquely qualified for a job. Fortunately, there are… Read more »

How to answer: “Why do you want to work here?”

Why do you want to work here? It’s a common interview question, but also one that can be challenging to answer, especially when you try to wing it. Not preparing a solid response to this question is risky because it could make all the difference in whether a potential employer extends a job offer to… Read more »

Creating the Perfect Resume

Your resume is your first line of defense on the quest for a new job. Before hitting send, you should do everything you can to make your resume stand out. Even if your work experience is perfect, a sub par resume could sink your chances of getting a job interview. But if you combine relevant… Read more »

Join the Rising Tide: Safety in the Workplace

The facts are in: it simply isn’t enough to give basic safety tips during a new hire’s onboarding process. Companies are getting wiser: safety training is strongly suggested  the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) AND it is systematically proven to have a positive influence on workplace injury occurrences. A systematic review of the effectiveness of… Read more »