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This Week in Career Advice: Tips From a Recruiter

This Week in Career Advice: Tips From a Recruiter

What’s going on in the mind of a recruiter when they’re evaluating you for a potential role? Well, according to executive recruiter James Citrin, they’re looking for the following three things: personality, professionalism, and familiarity. In the video below, Citrin reveals how he looks for personality when judging a resume – something that can help […]

January 11, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Network When You’re Shy

This Week in Career Advice: How to Network When You’re Shy

Charisma on Command‘s Charlie Houpert thought he was pretty good at networking until he met follow YouTuber Evan Carmichael at a video conference. He recalls: “Last week I went to a conference called ClamourCon I saw something that really surprised me. In fact, it wasn’t a something, but a someone. This person, a self-professed introvert, was […]

January 5, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: 10 New Year’s Resolutions To Try In 2018

This Week in Career Advice: 10 New Year’s Resolutions To Try In 2018

Want to hit 2018 out of the park, but don’t know where to start? Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions to add to your list for a better and brighter year!

January 3, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: You Think Your Boss is Bad? Check Out These Horrible Bosses

This Week in Career Advice: You Think Your Boss is Bad? Check Out These Horrible Bosses

Let’s end the year on a high… or rather, low note.

December 23, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Why You Can’t Move on From a Job You Hate

This Week in Career Advice: Why You Can’t Move on From a Job You Hate

Another year is coming to a close, and you find yourself at the same job you can’t stand. If you hate your job so much, why is it so hard for you to move on?

December 17, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Ask for a Reference

This Week in Career Advice: How to Ask for a Reference

When making your way through the hiring process, you can almost guarantee you’ll be asked to provide professional references. While asking former colleagues to judge your past performance can sometimes feel uncomfortable, here are some tips on how to ask.

December 9, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Give Yourself A Career Boost in 2018

This Week in Career Advice: Give Yourself A Career Boost in 2018

With a new year just around the corner, it’s time to evaluate how effective you’ve been over the last 12 months at reaching your career goals. Not as far ahead as you wish you were? A key tip to quickly boosting your career: attend insurance conferences to help increase your network!

December 1, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: 5 Colorful Resume Templates

This Week in Career Advice: 5 Colorful Resume Templates

Do you want to stand out in a crowded pool of applicants? While the content of your resume is the surest way to make a statement, the overall design ultimately makes the first impression. Get your next boss’ attention with these FREE creative resume templates from Canva.

November 24, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: 5 Stylish Resume Designs

This Week in Career Advice: 5 Stylish Resume Designs

  We’re all familiar with the plain-jane resume templates found in Word. Unfortunately, since we’re all familiar with them, using them increases your chances of having a resume that looks like everybody else’s. If you want your resume to stand out among the thousands of other pages of single columns and Times New Roman, check […]

November 20, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: LinkedIn Summaries VS Resume Profiles

This Week in Career Advice: LinkedIn Summaries VS Resume Profiles

Why is the Linkedin Profile Summary section so hard to fill out? If LinkedIn is essentially a digital representation of your resume, why can’t you just use the same professional summary copy from your actual resume? The truth is the LinkedIn Profile Summary section is so much more than what people often include on their […]

November 17, 2017 | By More