Turning Down a Job Offer Professionally

So you applied for a job at a company you thought you’d love and you were really excited about it, but then you had your interview and something just seemed off. These situations happen more often than you think and it’s completely fine if there was something at the interview that made you realize this company just wasn’t a good fit for you. We all have second thoughts about a lot of things, some small and some big…it happens every day! But for some reason, we all seem to get down on ourselves if we feel in our “gut” that […]

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The Top 5 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Resume Tips & Advice | Job Interview Prep | The resume is the first impression a hiring manager gets when reviewing applicants, so make sure you make a good impression and your resume isn't making any of these mistakes

Make sure your resume doesn’t fall victim to these common mistakes. You’ve heard it before – your resume is so important to help you get your foot in the door to get the coveted interview for that dream job. Make sure that your resume doesn’t have these mistakes before sending in any applications. Mistake #1: Spelling & Grammar Issues One of the most common and most avoidable mistake that a lot of people make on their resumes are spelling & grammar mistakes. Spelling mistakes can make a HUGE difference in whether or not you get brought in for an interview, so make […]

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Why Your First Salary Negotiation Is Your Most Important

* Guest Post * Your first salary negotiation can be intimidating, especially if it’s right after college. Should you even negotiate? Will they be turned off if I try for a higher salary? How do I start that conversation? All valid questions to be asking yourself. It can be easy to let the nerves or uncertainty of those questions pass you by and simply accept what’s on the table. Or, you’re simply just excited that you’ve landed this job and what they’ve offered you. Hey, it’s only your first or second job out of school, what is there to lose, […]

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How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

Phone Interview Tips to Help You Slay Your Next Phone Interview!

When I had my first phone interview, I remember I was so nervous that I’d fail miserably. Before my interview, I made sure to get some advice from my friends who had done phone interviews in the past to help me prepare. After that first phone interview, I felt so much more confident in all of my future phone interviews. Today I’m sharing the tips that I have learned from my own experiences and advice that was given to me before I had my first phone interview. I also created a free checklist to help you prepare for your next […]

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How to Write a Post-Interview Thank You Letter

Writing a post-interview thank you letter is so important for getting the job, so today I’m sharing my tips on how to write a great thank you letter after your job interview. If you’re following my adventures on my Instagram, then you probably saw that this week I attended a college career fair at my alma mater as a recruiter for my company. This is my 4th year attending the career fair and it is something I look forward to every year. I love talking to students about their experience and their goals for full-time or internship opportunities. I am […]

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LinkedIn Profile Tips to Help Get You Noticed

LinkedIn is such a powerful networking tool and is becoming increasingly popular among company recruiters, so having a great LinkedIn profile is almost as important as your resume. I work with lots of clients to ensure their LinkedIn profile is optimized to get them noticed, so today I am sharing the LinkedIn profile tips I recommend to help you get job interviews. Make sure you have a profile photo (that’s not a selfie) This is one of the first things that a recruiter sees, so make sure that you have a profile picture that is professional – which means no […]

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Common Job Interview Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

The job interview is your chance to make a great first impression! Make sure you're not committing these common job interview mistakes.

You got the call for the job interview, you’re now one step closer to getting the position! When preparing for the interview, make sure you’re not committing these common  job interview mistakes and check out my tips for what to do in the job interview. #1 Common Mistake: Showing up late (even if it’s just a few minutes) When it comes to job interviews, the first impression is everything. If you’re late for the interview, even if it’s just a few minutes because you got stuck at that annoying traffic light – it still doesn’t look good to the employer. […]

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How to Prepare for a College Career Fair

Preparing for a career fair or going to your first college career fair? Check out our tips to ensure you have a successful career fair!  Career fairs in college can be very intimidating, especially your first time attending one. I remember my first college career fair I was so nervous because I wanted to make a good impression on the recruiters that were attending. After my first career fair, I felt a lot more confident going into the next one after I learned what to expect. I now attend college career fairs on behalf of my company at my alma mater […]

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