• 8 Questions to Ask in Informational Interviews
    If you're just starting your career or interested in a career change, you've likely been advised to schedule informational interviews. These casual conversations with professional contacts—which shouldn't last longer than 20 to 25 minutes—are meant to help you learn about an industry and develop ...
  • How Often Is It OK To Contact A Recruiter During Your Job Search?
    You've put yourself back on the job market and have decided to work with a recruiter to help you land your dream job. After all the preliminaries are done, you might be wondering—how often is it OK to contact your recruiter during the job search or application process?
  • 5 Reasons Why Candidates Aren’t Accepting Your Job Offer
    After several rounds of interviews with potential hires, you've finally found an ideal candidate who expresses an interest in the position. You get excited thinking about nailing down the final details in your next conversation to seal the deal. Instead, you're shocked to find your offer is polit...
  • How to Optimize Your Job Posting
    How to optimize a job posting simply hasn’t been top-of-mind for many businesses, mainly because it hasn’t needed to be. Companies that want to make sure they make the cut can use a combination of smart keywords, savvy SEO, and solid writing to optimize job postings, drawing more attention and mo...
  • 4 Reasons You're Not Getting Interviews You May Be Overlooking
    The job hunt can be a long, tedious process. Particularly in a tight job market, it's not uncommon for applicants to interview for multiple positions before finding the right fit. But if your job search never gets past the point of application, it's time to take a close look in the mirror. You mi...
  • Twelve things to consider when looking for a job
    In today’s market, job seekers are in the driver’s seat, and what is most important has shifted following the pandemic. If you are looking for a job, here are twelve things to consider.
  • 5 Things You Need to Know Before You Accept an Offer for a Rotational Program
    If there is one thing we’ve noticed in the job market lately, it’s that the desire to constantly learn and polish skill sets is at an all-time high. An effective and often successful approach to this idea has been found in job rotational programs. So what should you consider before you accept (or...
  • Top 8 Places To Live If You Work In SE DC
    The Southeast quadrant of Washington, DC, is a busy place. Working in SE DC? Here are the top 8 places you should live.
  • The Importance of Following up on Verbal Offers in Writing
    Congratulations, you got a job offer! The hiring manager called and gave you the terms over the phone, and you accepted. But you're not done yet. The next step is to get that offer in writing. Here's why.
  • Employment Outlook for 2019 College Graduates
    If you'll be a member of the Class of 2019, you're in luck when it comes to the job search. The outlook for 2019 college graduates is bright. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges, employers plan to hire 16.6 percent more new grads this year than they did in 2018...
  • Decoding Job Posting Lingo
    Looking through job postings can be grueling enough without coming across unfamiliar lingo that knocks you off course. Here is a helpful guide to get you back on track.
  • Do Internships Really Matter on Resumes or are They Just a Way to Get Your Foot in the Door?
    Internships have become an unspoken requirement of a college education. How important is it to showcase them on your resume though? Read more.
  • How to Make Your Company Align with Candidate Values
    Ideally, you want to hire candidates who share your values. However, in today's ever-changing workforce, you might need to do some restructuring in order to keep up with the times and align your company's values with those of the most sought-after candidates on the job market. Here’s how to make ...
  • Does Your Major Really Matter when Looking for a Job?
    Where are you going to college? What are you going to major in? What kind of job are you going to get with that major? Will you make enough money to support yourself with that degree?
  • Future of the Retail Industry: How Retail Workers Can Prepare
    Retail workers experienced a very difficult 2020. As the doors of non-essential retailers shuttered, workers in this sector had no choice but to go home. Let's look at the impact of COVID-19 on this industry!
  • 3 Ways Coronavirus Has Changed the Job-Search Process
    The coronavirus pandemic has caused upheaval across the globe. As the virus continues to spread with no definitive end in sight, it can be hard to think about the future
  • 3 Ways to Show You're Right for a Job When You Don't have Exact Experience
    As low employment rates continue to hover around 3.5 percent, the current tight job market has made it far easier for candidates to get their foot in the doors of companies that ordinarily wouldn't give them a second look due to their lack of specific experience.
  • Cracking the Job Code: Landing a Career in the U.S. Government
    Maybe you’ve heard through the grapevine that getting a federal job is too difficult, too competitive and too long of a process. Well, it’s time to put away your Grapes of Wrath, because my new government insider, Corliss Jackson, is about to share her secret recipe for federal job success.
  • Top 5 Industries That Are Virtually Recession-Proof
    After years of consistent economic growth, we may be facing the downturn of another recession. In March 2020, more than 10 million Americans filed for unemployment
  • What Type of Company Culture Is Right for You?
    Corporate culture is as important of a consideration as compensation, commute time, and potential for growth. But how do you decide what type of company culture is right for you? Read on to see how!!!