Why You Should Still Apply for a Job When You Lack a Required Skill

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Job postings aren’t legal documents, they’re advertisements, and as such – you shouldn’t avoid applying for any particular job just because you don’t meet every single “required” skill that is listed. Hiring managers write job descriptions intended to both lure qualified people to apply and fend off those who don’t have the skills and experience… Read more »

What Every Interviewer Wishes You Knew

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It might be hard to believe sometimes, but people who conduct job interviews want you to perform well in them. However, while they are rooting for you – they’re also rooting for every other candidate they sit down with. Furthermore, interviewers must take a sink-or-swim approach to their interviewees because if they get the hiring… Read more »

What Should I Be Wearing to My Manufacturing Interview?

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We’ve all heard it before, you only get one chance to make a first impression.  Like it or not, a first impression can end up being the make-or-break factor when it comes to choosing between you and another candidate. That being said, it’s important to dress properly for a manufacturing interview. Most people will say… Read more »

What to Know About Job Searching While Employed

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Job searching while being employed is tricky. However, it’s actually pretty common. According to a recent survey by the staffing company Accountemps, approximately 73 percent of workers don’t have an issue with searching for a new job before leaving their current employer. Workers who look for a new job while still employed have the best… Read more »

How to Make Yourself More Attractive When Changing Careers

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Changing careers is a tough thing to do, but it isn’t impossible! First and foremost, realize the change isn’t going to happen overnight. Once you have embraced the notion it will take some time, draw up a strategy that includes reframing your ‘professional brand,’ a lot of networking and a constant evaluation of your efforts…. Read more »

3 Tips For Handling Internal Interviews

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Did a dream job become available at your company you’d love to apply for? When throwing your hat in the ring for a job opening at your employer, there’s a good chance you’ll at least get the courtesy of an in-house interview. Your employer may already have a very good sense of your abilities and… Read more »