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7 Tips Recruiters Want Job Seekers to Know

Career Advice ·  December 8, 2022
Time to Read: 6 mins - We asked some Profiles recruiters what tips they want job seekers to know. - Being prepared for interviews, asking questions, and showcasing your personality will help recruiters find you a suitable job fit. - Put trust in your recruiters because they are your biggest advocates and want you to succeed.

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Top 5 Questions to Ask to Get More Involved at Work

Career Advice ·  November 2, 2022
Time to read: 3 min Getting More Involved with Work Summary: - We spend the better part of our lives at work. - Ask these top five questions to your human resources and/or operations team to get more involved with work. - How you can best promote employee engagement.

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7 Ways You Can Optimize Your Remote Job Search Strategy

Career Advice ·  October 11, 2022
Time to read: 5 mins Optimize Your Remote Job Search Strategy Summary: - Searching for a remote job can be daunting with the overwhelming amount of remote opportunities out there. - It is important to know establish what you want in a remote job before starting your search. - Updating your resume and LinkedIn profile, virtual networking, and using keywords can help refine your remote job search.

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Strengthening Your Mind & Overcoming the Sunday Scaries

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  October 4, 2022
Time to read: 5 mins Overcoming the Sunday Scaries Summary: - The Sunday Scaries are a real thing; psychologically referred to as anticipatory anxiety. - Work is the main source of the Sunday Scaries. Companies are working towards more initiatives around workplace mental health. - Tips to strengthen the ability to control your mind and thoughts and reframe your mindset around Sundays.

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After an Interview Thank You Email Sample

Career Advice ·  September 22, 2022
Time to read: 2 min Interview Thank You Email Sample Summary: - Two after an interview thank you email samples and subject lines provided in this blog post. - A well written thank you email sent within 24 hours after the interview can position you as a powerhouse that the employer should move quickly on. - Collect the names and emails of every person you meet with during the interview process and send each an individual a personalized thank you email. - Express your gratitude, recap your transferrable skills with enthusiasm, and offer a strong close.

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What to Expect When Starting a New Job and Onboarding Remotely

Career Advice ·  September 19, 2022
Time to Read: 6 mins Starting a New Job and Onboarding Remotely Summary: - Before starting a remote job, there are various things you can do to set yourself up for success within your first week. - Companies should consider all factors of their remote onboarding process to eliminate potential hiccups for new employees. - Building relationships at a new job is different when you are remote, but there are ways to connect with your coworkers even from a distance.

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Deciding Whether to Job Search During a Recession

Career Advice ·  September 9, 2022
Time to Read: 3 minutes Job Search During a Recession: - There is no right or wrong answer for deciding to job search during a recession. - Be realistic in your expectations and be flexible within in your search. - Reevaluate the industry and job you are searching for during this time.

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What You Need to Know About a Four Day Work Week

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  July 18, 2022
Time to Read: 6 mins Four Day Work Week Summary: - A four day work week refers to a 32 hour work week with the same pay rate as a 40 hour work week. - Priorities are shifting in the workforce and employees value work-life balance. - There are many benefits to a four day work week for both employees and companies alike. - Various companies across the globe have adopted a four day work week using a range of models.

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Medical Marijuana and Drug Testing for a New Job

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  June 27, 2022
Time to read: 5 min Medical Marijuana and Drug Testing for a New Job Summary: - A list of states which legalized medical marijuana use and recreational use. - Each state varies with their employment protection laws. Here is what you should know when drug testing for a new job. - Ask your Recruiter in advance if the employer has a zero-tolerance policy.

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Employer Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Career AdviceCoronavirus UpdatesHiring Advice ·  November 2, 2021
Time to Read: 6 minutes COVID-19 Vaccine Workplace Summary: - Employers are trying to do right by their workforce. - FAQ list to understand what employers can and cannot do when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine. - Updates from the CDC; exploring workplace vaccination programs.

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13 Technology Buzzwords that Will Never Leave Our Vocabulary

Career Advice ·  October 12, 2021
Time to read: 3 mins Technology Buzzwords Summary: - This technology buzzword glossary covers the basics in terms of terminology often used today and for the foreseeable future.

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Personality Types at Work: Best Career Options for Your Type

Career AdviceHiring Advice ·  September 17, 2021
Time to read: 10 mins Personality Types at Work Summary: - Personality types influence many factors and are a useful aspect of yourself to consider when navigating your career. - The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a popular personality evaluation tool used today and dates back all the way to World War II. - There are 16 personality types determined by evaluating four pairs of opposing psychological elements.  - Once you determine your personality type, you will understand yourself on a deeper level and will be able to better navigate career and life challenges.

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