At some point in your career, there may be a position you want that an employer believes you’re overqualified for. While some might say that’s a compliment because it shows that you have solid work experience, it may feel like nails on a chalkboard because you really want the job. The good news is that there are ways to overcome being labeled as “overqualified.”
Now is a good time for job seekers to be looking for new positions. Many employers are hiring, and top talent is hard to come by. Even in a strong job market, finding a new job is something most people prefer to do as quickly as possible. Follow these five easy tips to increase your chances of landing a new role at lightning speed.
It’s the time of year when “Pomp and Circumstance” plays around the country, as excited seniors take the next step in life—graduation. But while these soon-to-be-former students celebrate their triumphs of the past four years, a new reality awaits them—finding a job. Here are five tips to help graduating seniors become happy and productive members of the workforce.
Job hunting can be stressful and time consuming, so when a job offer is extended, it helps to have criteria in place to evaluate the opportunity. How do you know when to say “yes”? These signs may be the green lights you’re looking for.
With the economy humming along, job seekers face better employment prospects than they have in years. Still, finding the right position takes commitment of time and energy. Here are six tips to boost your opportunities and streamline your job search efforts.
You found your dream job and you’re off to a great start. You had a strong interview and your skills are a good match for the position. What next? Ideally, a strong finish. Use these tips to set yourself apart from other candidates who also want the position.
Most job candidates know how important it is to make a great first impression; fewer of them know how to do it. Use these tips to set yourself apart during a job interview.
A new year is upon us as we are about to welcome 2016. For many this is a time to really take a step back and ask themselves if they are happy with their company and their current role.
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The sweet relief of landing a job can soon be followed by worry regarding the all important first day. We here at Hiregy have created a handy guide to help you prepare for you first day at your new job.
1. Show up Early
You don't need to camp outside the office the night before like it's Black Friday, but it is important to show up around 15 minutes early on your first day. Know the route you are planning to take and be familiar with the traffic patterns. If you think it's going to take you 30 minutes to get to work on time, leave 45 minutes early.
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Upon graduating from college, I was very excited to start my career. I had my resume posted all over the internet and was scouring job boards, ready for the perfect opportunity.
As the days turned into weeks, and then into months, I started feeling the pressure to find a job. I was soon contacted by a company who said they were very impressed with my resume and thought my skill set would be perfect for their open "advertising/marketing" position. They wanted me to come in the following day for an interview. I had not remembered applying for this job, but wasn't about to turn down an opportunity.