Ask and You Shall Receive

Do you feel underutilized at work? Does your pay not accurately reflect your skillset or workload? Well, what are you doing to resolve these issues? In a perfect world, everyone would be paid fairly. Unfortunately, the workforce just doesn’t operate that way. However, one can receive that much needed monetary boost by simply exercising the… Read More »

The Job Search: Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Remember how awful the beginning of the school year was when you were a teenager? For three long months you did what you wanted, when you wanted. If you felt like staying up late: no problem. If you wanted to sleep in: no problem. Little did you realize at the time—there was a problem! The… Read More »

The Art of Writing a Cover Letter

As recruiters, we field cover letters and résumés on a daily basis. While some are extremely well crafted—perfectly showcasing all of their skill and attributes—some just fail to hit the mark. We understand that many of you may have a family, a second job and other obligations, but you must invest time and effort to… Read More »

It’s All in the Job Title

It may sound trivial, but job titles matter—no matter the industry.  In our everyday communications, we use job titles to describe and understand where one another fits in the company hierarchy and in the industry as a whole. If titles weren’t important, why would we put them on our business cards? Your title tells someone… Read More »

The Importance of Making an Informed Decision in Your Job Search

After several months on the job search, it comes as a huge relief to be offered a position in your respected industry. As easy as it is to get ahead of yourself in the acceptance process, it’s important to take a moment to sit back and re-evaluate the position to ensure it is the best… Read More »

The Game of Interview Telephone

Being a people person is a great quality—it can take you above and beyond in the professional workplace. However, what happens if you aren’t particularly good on the phone? In today’s job market most pre-screening takes place over the phone, which is why it is important to know the best way to engage in phone… Read More »

9 Things That Matter More Than Your GPA

 As a student, you worry about your GPA and how it will affect your ability to get a job. But how much does it really matter? Is your GPA an accurate indicator of what kind of employee you’ll be? Grades are the determining factor for performance in school. But in the professional world, that’s not… Read More »

What Finance and Accounting Recruiters Really Look For

No matter your industry, there will always be competition in the job market. Knowing what will make you stand out from the crowd is what makes the difference between getting the interview or not, getting offered that promotion or getting overlooked. To help you get noticed by recruiters and employers, we have put together some… Read More »

Increasing Your Worth in the Workplace

Are you interested in making a larger salary? Before you ask your boss for a raise, you may want to review your current workplace activity to ensure you are performing at your best. The better your value in the workplace, the better the chance at a promotion and the salary boost that comes with it.… Read More »

How to Address or Fill Gaps In Your Resume

These days, it’s not unusual to have gaps in your employment history. Don’t let them keep you from pursuing your job search. Here’s how to put your best foot forward. Accept Your Reality If you became unemployed during the last few years, it’s understandable. Since 2008, the country has experienced a deep recession during which… Read More »