Keep an Open Mind During Your Career Search

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 [...]

By | August 18th, 2021|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Consistency is Critical Amongst Your Resume & LinkedIn Profile

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 [...]

By | March 12th, 2021|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Important Phrase to use in the Workplace

                                          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 [...]

By | February 11th, 2021|Recruiting and Career Resources|

How to Turn Down a Job Offer Gracefully

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 [...]

By | January 13th, 2021|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Job Offer Acceptance Advice

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    

By | August 19th, 2020|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Who is Responsible for Workplace Culture?

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 [...]

By | May 13th, 2020|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Replace the “Objective” with a “Professional Summary” on your Resume

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.

By | February 18th, 2020|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, 2019|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Practice & Prepare for Common Interview Questions

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.

By | October 18th, 2019|Recruiting and Career Resources|

Keep In Touch With Your References

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 [...]

By | July 15th, 2019|Recruiting and Career Resources|