Applying the STAR Method to the Most Nerve Wracking Interview Questions

Are you a good storyteller? Do you include every necessary detail while still getting to the point? Maybe you forget key points or begin to ramble, well, how much harder is that when you add the stress of an interview? Is it going to be easy for you to share a story about previous work experience while still sounding structured? Yeah, that’s where it gets a little harder. Especially when you’re having trouble recalling a specific example to share. First and foremost, remind yourself that everyone has been in this situation. Then, utilize the STAR strategy to help you come Continue Reading

Could you love a call center job?

Call center jobs are popular work from home jobs, but the reality is that most people hate them. Callers on the other side of the call are often in a bad mood, unpolite and with attitudes. But there are also advantages to it. Reddit user u/Figerox, for example, loves his/her call center job. It allows him/her to not only work from home, but to work on his/her side business at the same time. u/Figerox can edit youtube videos while actually taking calls and do some art design work on the side (designs for stickers, t-shirts, etc) I guess what I’m Continue Reading

Felon Friendly Companies for Those Who Need a Job

Companies that allow felons to work for them are very much needed because that is the only stability and income for many. Without support, starting your life over can be very difficult so the more opportunities, the better. Surprisingly there are tons of job’s out there that are willing to hire felon’s and provide them with a second chance. If you know you’re a better person than your past, a previous conviction should not stop you from succeeding. Provided you nail your interview and do the best you can do, you have high chances of finding a job you deserve. Continue Reading

Perfecting Your Resume!

One of the most competitive places today is the job market. An employer will receive over 250 applications on average, for each job position posted. A lot of companies utilize applicant tracking systems to sift through and eliminate the ones that are least qualified. If you are lucky enough to even get through that process, the next step is impressing the hiring manager. Most resumes are skimmed through because they do not have time to thoroughly read each one. If you feel you’ve been sending out tons of applications but you’re not getting a high response rate, it might be Continue Reading

How to Up Your Chances in Scoring an Interview

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a first position in your career or if you’re just trying to upgrade, finding a job is never a walk in the park. Of course, we have a strong economy with employers hiring, but every job gets approximately 250 resumes and on average only about 4 to 6 people get called in for an interview. Be ready for this process to last several weeks and require your attention daily. Sending in a flurry of resumes will not increase your chances of getting the job. Prior to applying for any job, you should do Continue Reading

How to Nail Your Interview

Following 2020, many started to focus more on how their job was making them feel. This is what led us into the “Great resignation” that happened in 2021, along with people not accepting a job unless they think it’s the perfect fit for them. Once you’ve found the job you might think is the one for you, the process is not over yet. Along with applying comes an interview. Keep reading to discover five ways on how to nail a job interview. Know the Job Description Some descriptions you find will be long, boring and way to in depth that Continue Reading

Valid Reasons to Leave Your Current Job

Many people spend about one-third of their lives at work. Why use all that precious time on a job that doesn’t suit you well? Having a job teaches us a lot, whether it’s accountability, responsibility, or work ethic. Unfortunately, with our way of living, spending this much time at your job is a necessity. Our jobs are what allows us to live the lifestyle we will enjoy. While all of that is true, keep in mind, staying at a job that makes you miserable is not what you want. Believe it or not there are tons of valid reasons to Continue Reading

Following Up on an Application

Checking in with the status of your job application can get you higher in the rankings. If you show how interested you are in getting the position, it will help you stand out and prove what an amazing employee you will be. A fast and officiant method is following up over a simple phone call. Sounds easy right? However, there are some key points that you should be aware of when doing this. Practice Aloud You might think this seems unnecessary or weird but rehearsing out loud will prepare you to sound good and like you know what you’re talking Continue Reading

Be Aware of Job Scams

You want to be sure a position is legitimate when looking for a new job. Occasionally you’ll come across job openings that might be fake with intentions of stealing your personal information. Having the skills in differentiating a real job opening and a fake one will save your personal data and time. This is why we want to share the different types of scams you may run into and how to avoid running into them at all. What is a job scam? Job scams are posted work opportunities that are deceptive and can be fraudulent towards someone seeking genuine job Continue Reading

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