When you're on the hunt for your perfect position, keeping an open mind may be easier said than done. However, if you close yourself off to conversations, you could be missing out on some really great opportunities. If you remain open to conversations with different companies, individuals and industries, you will be able to make [...]
If you're actively applying for new career opportunities, it is highly likely that a potential employer will review your LinkedIn profile if they are interested in your resume. It's critical that dates, position titles and additional details are consistent across all documents and platforms. Jones Networking recommends taking time to review both your resume and [...]
When someone thanks you, the courteous and polite reply is, “You’re welcome.” The meaning implies that it was a pleasure for you to help the person, and that you receive their appreciation. Though the [...]
When you begin your career search, it's exciting to interview with several different companies. You may then find yourself with several job offers on the table and will have to turn at least one of them down. It's not always easy, but you can do so gracefully by following the following steps: 1. Show your [...]
When receiving a job offer, you can take one to three days to provide a response. In some cases, a week is acceptable, but a lot depends on the circumstances. It's also okay to accept a job on the spot if it is the ideal fit for you! #joboffers #careeradvice
Human Resources and company leadership play a critical role when it comes to corporate culture. However, the employees an organization hires have the ability to favorably influence or infect company culture. Employees contribute as much to the culture as the leaders. Culture requires constant attention and work by both leadership and staff to remain on the [...]
The resume objective statement is outdated because it focuses on the type of job you want when it should actually focus on what you can offer a potential employer. Instead of listing out your needs and wants, use this space to explain what you can do for a potential employer.
If you're looking to grow professionally within your company, help coach and mentor others in your office that may be a possible replacement for your role. Assisting your teammates in their growth will never be overlooked by management and will only help you succeed!
Strong answers to interview questions are those that are specific but concise, drawing on concrete examples that highlight your skills and back up your resume. Rehearse, practice and prepare your answers to typical interview questions in advance.
Career Advice: It's a good idea to check in with your professional job references occasionally to make sure they're still willing to serve as a reference for you. If you begin actively applying for jobs, let them know. Your references are there to help you, but can only do so if you stay in touch [...]