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 …

How To Find Out If You Are Well Paid NYC

How To Find Out If You Are Well Paid

I have female clients that come to me very disturbed after finding out male colleague with the same position and similar years of work experience are paid more, sometimes significantly. It’s a really serious blow especially if you have been dedicated to a company and given 100 percent to your job. There’s so much data at your fingertips. If you do the research and educate yourself, you can determine if …

Tips for Questions to Ask About Corporate Culture

Questions to Ask During Your Job Interview

It may not feel this way, but a job interview is a two way street. They are learning more about you and your fit for the role. You should find out more about this company, what they offer you, if your values align with the company and will you will fit in with their corporate culture. After applying for so many positions and finally getting the call for an interview, …

How to Help Your Adult Kid Find A Job NYC

How To Help Your Adult Kid Find A Job

There are many ways parents can help their adult kid entering the job market in healthy ways that still allow them to maintain their independence and do it on their own. I do have client’s parents call me regarding resume writing services and interview preparation. They’re very nice people who want the very best for their children as they venture out into new careers. They want to help their kids …

Changing Careers Later In Life NYC

Changing Careers Later In Life

The average person changes careers 4 – 6 times in their lifetime, so it’s more common than people think. Changing careers may be something you contemplated one time or another but have some difficulty trying to figure out which direction to go in. Perhaps you no longer feel challenged at work or have come to the conclusion that you never really liked your job. You certainly can make a change. …

Wow the Hiring Manager When Interviewing

Wow the Hiring Manager on your Job Interview

Interviewing can be nerve racking to say the least. It is probably up there in the top 10 least favorite things to do for most of us. You may have read some tips on our blog regarding doing well when interviewing. An important piece of the puzzle besides preparing your responses, is knowing your audience. If you can determine who are the key players you will be meeting with, you …

What Recruiters Look for in Job Seekers NYC

What Recruiters Look for in Job Seekers

Recruiters have a difficult job. They have tight deadlines to meet in order to fill a position. Many recruiters compensation in part or all of it is based on successful placement of a candidate. For each role they fill, there are hundreds or even thousands of job applicants. So what do recruiters and hiring managers look for in job seekers? Consistency With the information they have, recruiter must assess whether …