With a diverse workforce comprised of several different generations, ethnicities, and skills, just to name a few characteristics, it’s important to create an inclusive environment for all, including first-generation college students who go on to become first-generation professionals (FGPs). (more…)
We’re nearing the end of the year, and it’s time to start creating a game plan for the holiday season. While many people are planning their holiday celebrations, businesses are increasing their efforts to recruit and hire additional help during this busy season.
If you need some extra money to get through the holidays or are simply looking for a new opportunity during this time, finding a seasonal job may be the solution. We want you to land a job by making the holiday hiring season work in your favor. (more…)
What do you see when you look at your resume? Are the pages just words? If you answered yes, it’s time to beef it up. Incorporating numbers or metrics into your resume can help you stand out during the interview process and keep track of your achievements throughout your career journey.
We want to help you showcase the impact you’ve made on the job and how you can add value to any company by incorporating metrics on your resume. (more…)
Does the size of a company matter to you when deciding where you want to work? Making the decision to work for a small or large company could depend on many factors, including the number of employees or how profitable the company is.
Here’s a look at a few key differences when working for a small or large company. (more…)
The willingness to learn new skills and be a good match with the company’s culture are some of the most desired characteristics employers want out of job seekers, according to a recent survey from Express Employment Professionals.
Cover letters are a way to showcase your soft skills and personality, but they can also be a great way to give insight into your integrity. With the average read time of cover letters at less than one minute, you’ll want to keep your cover letter brief but still take advantage of the opportunity to stand out. (more…)
If you haven’t updated your resume in a while, now may be the time that inspires you to do it. September was International Update Your Resume Month, designated by Career Directors International. We at Job Journey want to help you revamp and polish your resume with these four tips. (more…)
There may come a time in your job hunt when you must cancel or postpone an interview. Although most people don’t enjoy canceling something they had scheduled, it does happen occasionally. The key to canceling an interview is communication. Here are some tips to help you effectively communicate when your interview plans change. (more…)