How Can You Tell Layoffs Are Coming NYC

How Can You Tell If Layoffs Are Coming?

Staying at a company long term used to be more common than it is today. Company restructuring used to be less common. Now, layoffs happen on a more regular basis and sometimes company do layoffs in the thousands all at once. It can be scary. The important thing is if you were subject to a layoff, would you be prepared? Getting let go from your job can be devastating, however …

Tips to Explain Job Hopping NYC

Tips to Explain Job Hopping

Recently we addressed tips to avoid job hopping. The logical next question is “What if I’ve already done some job hopping, how should I explain job hopping during the job interview? Some people job hop because they are looking for promotional opportunities they may not find in their current company. Some individuals feel unhappy in their current role and believe there are better opportunities elsewhere. During the interview process, if …

Tips to Avoid Job Hopping NYC

Tips for Avoiding Job Hopping

Your parents or grandparents may have worked for the same company for 20 or 30 years. That is less common today for many reasons. Many companies do not expect you to work your entire life for the same company. However, they may frown upon what is considered frequent job hopping. There’s no standard definition of what is job hopping. It varies from person to person. It can affect you in …

Why A Professional Resume May Get You A Higher Offer

Why A Professionally Written Resume May Get You A Higher Offer

Perhaps you are out of work and are carefully watching your money until you find your next job. Although it’s important to budget and be practical with your finances, especially if you are unemployed, there are a number of reasons why you should invest in a professionally written resume. You pay to get your taxes done, you pay for investment advice, you pay for a number of professional services within …

Maintaining A Positive Outlook During Your Job Search NYC

Maintaining A Positive Outlook During Your Job Search

It can be easy to lose confidence and give in to those feelings of rejection when you are looking for a job. You apply for job after job and don’t hear anything. Or you interview for job after job and don’t seem to be able to secure the job offer. It happens to so many people and they start to feel frustrated and at times, it affects their overall positive …

Exciting Career Interests

Exciting Career Options Without A Degree

There is a broad array of exciting career options for individuals that do not have college degrees. Some of them require certifications and or training. There are many job choices depending on your career interest and what path makes the most sense for you. You will need to objectively evaluate your skills. Dental Hygienist If you enjoy working with patients and building long term relationships, this may work. It’s equally …

4 Tips for Entry Level Job Seekers

4 Tips for First Time Job Seekers

Entering the job market for the first time can be challenging. You never really had the opportunity to practice interviewing or learned the best strategy for your entry level job search. You apply for job after job and don’t hear back. I receive that feedback from clients on a regular basis. Social Media Data has shown that between 80% and 90% of recruiters and hiring managers will review your social …

Skills Vital to Work Remotely NYC

Skills Vital To Successfully Work Remotely

We recently wrote about job opportunities for folks that wish to work from home on a part time or full time basis. Now we’d like to focus on the types of skills important in being successful when you work remotely. There are a number of different challenges that remote workers face that are very different from going to an office every day. It requires a unique skill set in order …

Work from Home Flexible Work Arrangement

Working from Home Jobs in Demand

More companies are allowing for a flexible work arrangement including working from home at least one day a week. With technology and the different modes of communication available, it has become easier to connect with people and be highly productive at home. There has also been an increase in remote job opportunities available. Companies recognize the continued demand of balancing work and family. Many see the value in providing support …

Tips to Reenergize Your Search NYC

Tips to Reenergize Your Search

All aspects of your online presence matter when conducting a job search. Social media makes it so much easier to promote yourself but it’s imperative that you do so wisely. Everything you put out there online creates your image and it’s an excellent platform that you should take full advantage of. You need to present yourself in a confident and professional manner in order to reenergize your search. Be Specific …