Be Prepared to Answer in a Job Interview: What are your short term goals?

When a potential employer asks about your short term goals, they're looking for you to demonstrate how the job you're interviewing for fits in with your career path. Always keep your answer professional, positive and do not get too personal.

By | December 5th, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Create a Job Application Spreadsheet to stay organized during your job search.

A great way to stay on top of your job search is to use a spreadsheet to keep track of which companies for which you applied. Add a category for the 'Company Name', 'Contact Name & Email' (if provided), 'Position Title', 'Date of Application', 'Date of Thank you Email Sent' and 'Follow up Status'.

By | November 28th, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Showing Gratitude to Colleagues

A thank you to your colleagues doesn’t have to be a big show—but displaying your appreciation will help your relationships, your quality of life at the office, and your ability to continue receiving your co-workers’ help in the future. - The Muse

By | November 21st, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

The fourth quarter year is still an opportune time to continue your job search.

If you're actively or passively considering a career change, don't hault your search in the fourth quarter. The open positions are usually hiring swiftly and there may be less competition due to other job seekers delaying their search. It's also beneficial to beat the New Year’s resolution job seekers to the job search and certain [...]

By | November 14th, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

What are you working on right now that excites or inspires you?

The question: "What are you working on right now that excites or inspires you?" is an excellent question for either a job seeker or a potential employer to ask one another. Asking this question to a potential employer will help to gain insight into the level of passion that the interviewer may have for the [...]

By | November 7th, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Employers are Seeking Candidates that Display

Employers are seeking candidates that exhibit honesty, flexibility, determination, and enthusiasm. Displaying these critical characteristics, along with your experience, will surely give you an edge over the competition!

By | October 31st, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Train Your Replacement

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!

By | October 24th, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

What is the best font to use on a resume?

Selecting the right font is an important design choice for your resume. The font should be aesthetically pleasing and easy to read in an effort to hold the attention of the reader. Most resumes are written in a serif font, such as Times New Roman or Cambria, or Sans-serif fonts, like Arial and Calibri. These [...]

By | October 17th, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Use a Professional Email Address in Your Job Search

For all job-related activity, use an email address that is professional and easy for potential employers to find you. Jones Networking recommends creating an email address that is based on your first and last name.

By | October 11th, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Having a Positive Attitude in the Workplace is a Choice

Having a positive attitude in the workplace is a choice. It isn’t about ignoring the negative aspects and hiding what you really think behind a fake smile. It’s about choosing to focus on the positive aspects while recognizing the negative aspects of a situation, and working to find solutions to them.  

By | October 3rd, 2022|Recruiting and Career Resources|