The Chronological Resume

One of the most crucial parts of writing an effective resume is choosing the right format. We usually distinguish between chronological, functional, and hybrid formats, with each having distinct pros and cons. To that end, we will be discussing different resume formats and which ones work for which job seekers. Today, we’ll look at the […]

What You Should Know about Online Job Applications, Part II

More and more employers are moving their application process entirely online, so it’s important that you know the basics of filling out online applications. While every job application is a little different, there are a few things that are basically the same across most of them. In this thrilling conclusion to the blog series, we’ll […]

What You Should Know About Online Job Applications: Part I

More and more employers are moving their application process entirely online, so it’s important that you know the basics of filling out online applications. While every job application is a little different, there are a few things that are basically the same across most of them. In this blog series, we’ll discuss some of those […]

July 2021 YouTube Video Roundup

Welcome to the dog days of summer, replete with sweltering temperatures and sticky humid air. If you’d like a respite from the fun in the sun, why not find a nice shady spot to cool down with some YouTube videos? We can heartily recommend the following: Small business services Introduction to Data Axle If you’re […]

June 2021 YouTube Video Roundup

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the Career Center’s YouTube account. What began as a desperate attempt to find a way to help people while socially distancing has now evolved into a channel with more than 90 videos, over 400 subscribers, hundreds of comments, and tens of thousands of views across the globe. We […]

May 2021 YouTube Video Roundup

A new month, a new playlist on the Career Center YouTube channel! This month, we’ve started covering how to create accounts in various job search websites, and how to use them to supercharge your career. We’ve also uploaded a video on when it can be a good idea to include infographics in your resumé, and […]

E.V.

I reached out for help preparing a resume. I have been out of the workforce for several years. Within 2 hours of my email, [Staff] provided back a huge list of ways I could highlight my experience and expertise. With that help, I’m glad to say I got the job. I could not have done […]

Email and Telephone Etiquette for Jobseekers

Ahh, technology. It can make communication so much faster, easier, and more convenient. But if used improperly, it can also give the wrong impression. It’s important for all professionals, especially those currently on the job hunt, to make sure they’re using technology to present a positive image of themselves. Recently, we posted an article about […]