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4 Truths About Working With Recruiters (That They'll Never Tell You)

I’ve spent most of my career as a recruiter in Boston and New York. I’ve been able to help a lot of job seekers, and one the reasons I love what I do is that I get to share good news.I get to tell candidates when they’ve made it to the next round, and when the company they're excited about loved them, and the best news of all, when an offer’s being sent!But, there are some things I can't share. ...




Here's what you should wear to every type of job interview

Bosses hire candidates they think will be a good fit with their team, research shows, and what you wear to a job interview plays a role in the impression you make.If slapping on a suit was always the answer, dressing for an interview would be easy. But every office environment is different. ...




From Talent to Career: 5 Reasons to Get a Degree in Graphic Design

From Talent to Career: 5 Reasons to Get a Degree in Graphic Design
 
Do you have an artistic side? Maybe it's more than a "side"; maybe you're 100% artist--born to rule the Adobe suite. However, talent and your personality may not be enough to birth a prolific, prodigious career. ...




The Latina Behind Lean In Latinas Shares Her Top Interview and Career Tips

Anna Dapelo-Garcia was looking for a Lean In circle that spoke to her specific experience as a Latina career woman and when she came up short, she started ‘Lean In Latinas.’Since its inception Lean In Latinas has garnered over 400 Latinas across the country who all share their very personal experiences of being Latinas in boardrooms, startups and the likes. ...




Here's the question a rejected job candidate emailed that eventually got her hired for another role

 My response to job rejections has always been much the same.I replay the interview in my head until eventually I've figured out why the company rejected me: I wore an ugly outfit. I talked too much. I'm a generally terrible person and no company would ever want me as an employee. ...




8 Smart Tips for Writing that Power-Packed Resume

Most times, the thought of writing a resume feels like an unending chore. Think about the recent graduate who has applied to several jobs without any result, and is probably exhausted with daily application procedures. Indeed it can be quite frustrating to portray your strengths and experiences with the right content, but with the right insight, it’s easier. ...




Career advice for millennials

Shoot for the moon! Reach for the stars! Do what you love!Many millennials grew up hearing that they can and should achieve whatever it is they desire. So perhaps it's not a surprise that their early jobs often fall short of their expectations, leaving them unengaged and uninspired, according to research. ...




3 Ways to Win the 2017 Hiring Boom

Put yourself in the best position to succeed.
Since the election, a host of employers have announced major hiring plans. Amazon pledged to hire an impressive total of 100,000 workers over the next 18 months. Wal-Mart said it plans to create 10,000 retail and 24,000 construction jobs. The Japanese telecom conglomerate SoftBank promised to make investments in the U. ...




10 Tips for Managing Mental Health in the Workplace - See more at: https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/10-Tips-for-Managing-Mental-Health-in-the-Workplac#sthash.irYkVUgp.dpuf

Work can play a vital role in recovery–it gives the day purpose. As a volunteer or employee, finishing a project, meeting new people, learning new skills and sharing ideas can give us a feeling of accomplishment. All of these things work to boost our self-esteem and motivate us to stay well and enjoy recovery. ...




How to Successfully Make a Career Change Without Losing Your Mind

Change can be a scary thing no matter what aspect of your life it affects. When that change involves a career with so many other things riding on its success it can seem overwhelming. Statistics show people will make a career change five to seven times in their lifetime. For many women, career changes have been life changing. ...