Hard Work: There is No Alternative

Hard work is the trend that never goes out of style. All successful professionals would agree there is no substitute for hard work. Discipline, patience, dedication and perseverance help keep people on the path towards success, but hard work actually gets one there. Come Early and Stay Late Grab your coffee early folks, because arriving [...]

By | October 24th, 2018|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Recent Graduate Checklist

Resume: Recent college graduate displaying resume. Do not use a template. Put your education at the TOP of your resume. Include full position descriptions. Add all relevant extracurricular activities (Organizations, volunteer work, study abroad…) Ask a Professor, Friend, Recruiter, Advisor or Parent to review/edit it. Add the start and end date (month and [...]

Client Benefits of Partnering with Jones Networking

Jones Networking's goal is to serve as a staffing and recruiting partner with our clients in the Washington DC Metro, Baltimore, MD and Charlotte, NC. We help companies identify the local talent they need to be successful. Jones Networking focuses on your recruiting process so you can focus on business operations and company growth. We locate and [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Is LinkedIn the New Cover Letter?

LinkedIn has quickly become one of the top places to introduce yourself to potential employers, whether you are an active or passive job seeker. In addition to your resume, your LinkedIn profile is potentially a first impression that may leave a lasting impression on a hiring manager. A large majority of recruiters these days will immediately [...]

Sample Questions to Ask at the End of a Job Interview

When a potential employer asks if you have any questions at the end of a job interview, they do not want inquiries about parking validation; they want to see if you are prepared, educated and interested in the position. Be prepared to ask at least two questions. Below is a list of Jones Networking's sample [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Interview Tips

A job interview is the first impression that you will be giving to a potential employer. Thoroughly review these helpful tips for a successful interview: Know the company with which you are meeting; research their website, conduct a Google search, and find any other information available online. Understand the position and its responsibilities before the meeting. [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Recruiting and Career Resources|

LinkedIn is Essential for your Job Search

LinkedIn has positioned itself long-term as one of the most important tools for both Job Seekers and Recruiters. Since LinkedIn users share their professional online presence, it has opened up doors for Recruiters to do the following: Post Jobs. Recruiters post open positions on LinkedIn and users can apply directly to these postings with their [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Recruiting and Career Resources|

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

How to Prepare for a Job Interview           When a job seeker is extended an invitation by an employer to interview for a position, it’s a privilege and should be treated as such. Proper and thorough preparation for a job interview is crucial for moving on to the next step in [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Searching for a New Job While you’re Still Employed

  Looking for a new job doesn’t have to be a full-time job if you utilize your time and resources wisely: 1. Update your resume and references. Before you start your job search, make sure your resume is updated with your current position, latest software used, and most recent accomplishments. Since you’re working and cannot [...]

Advice on Selecting a College Major

Advice on Selecting a College Major - Sooner or Later you have to Choose a Major, Because No College or University Awards a Diploma in “Undecided” As a college student, it may be difficult to choose a field of study when your future career is unclear and still undefined. If you are certain of your [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Recruiting and Career Resources|