Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

How Old is Your Resume?

You’re preparing for a new job search and pull out your resume to add your most current experience.  You quickly realize it’s been several years since you’ve even looked at it.  Don’t make the mistake many job seekers do of thinking you can just dust off that old resume and land a new job.  Without… Read More »

3 Ways to Let Your Personality Through in a Job Interview

When you’re interviewing for a job you really want, you probably take care to dress conservatively, answer thoughtfully and focus all your attention on making a good impression. But if you are too cautious, you could end up making no impression at all. Adding a bit of your own flair can make you stand out… Read More »

4 Ways to Turn Your Temporary Job into a Career

Over the last four years, temporary employment has jumped more than 50 percent according the American Staffing Association. Many large firms, online shopping outlets, and other industries previously uninterested in temp workers are now taking advantage of the flexibility of contract employees.  In an environment where permanent, full time positions are hard to come by,… Read More »

How to Develop an Effective Leadership Style

In order to achieve success in the workplace, you need to be recognized as a leader among your coworkers.  Being a leader at work doesn’t necessarily mean being a boss.  It’s becoming a role model for your coworkers and being the person they go to when they need advice.  With the right attitude and a… Read More »

You Have 30 Seconds to Sell Yourself. Go!

“Tell me about yourself” is often the first thing an interviewer will ask, and how you answer can set the tone for the rest of interview.  It’s important to take advantage of that next 30 seconds to sell yourself in a way that quickly conveys your strengths, gives the interviewer an insight to your professional… Read More »

A Look Into the Current Cleveland Economy

The United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a monthly report that gives insight into the economy of each census region. The numbers for January through March of 2014 have been released and as experts predicted, the Cleveland economy has continued to grow.  Below we’ll take a look at some of the… Read More »

Can You Afford to Say No to a Job Offer?

After an exhausting job search, a hiring manager calls with great news: they’re offering you a job.  However, you can’t seem to get very excited about it. It’s a job, but not your dream job. Do you take the opportunity or walk away from it in hopes that something better will come along? Determining whether… Read More »

Use Your Non-Verbal Skills to Ace an Interview

Many studies by communication psychologists have determined that 93 percent of all communication is done through non-verbal means.  This means that no matter how well prepared you are to answer interview questions, only 7 percent of what you say actually matters.  Therefore, many hiring decisions in interviews are based off reading nonverbal cues in the… Read More »

First Day at a New Job? Here’s How to Make a Great Impression

You’ve spent many hours spent perfecting your resume and cover letter, submitting job applications, and surviving strenuous interview sessions. Congratulations!  You’ve finally landed the job you wanted.  You’re eager to start the new job and meet your new coworkers.  However, being the new kid on the block can be a little nerve-racking. Here are a… Read More »

United Airlines Leaves Cleveland Leaving 470 without Jobs

Earlier this month, United Airlines met with The Plain Dealer and Northeast Ohio Media Group to explain their decisions to eliminate their hub at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport beginning in April. Jim Compton, vice chairman and chief of revenue, said the airline took a long, careful look before deciding to de-hub but due to significant… Read More »