How To Create A Compelling Personal Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch is a great little tool to use as part of your job search strategy or more generally throughout your career to convey what is unique and valuable about you. It’s a simple, concise message that you can bring out in any situation where you need to really grab the attention of the … Read more


Getting The Most Out Of Informational Interviews

An informational interview can become a powerful tool in your career arsenal. It’s incredibly versatile. Whether you’re using it for inside information on a company, scoping out whether a certain role is right for you or to make valuable contacts in the right places, it delivers results. You will only get so far researching online … Read more


Why You Should Be Doing Informational Interviews

Informational interviews sound like a lot of hard work for little gain but in reality, the opposite is true. Once you learn the art of the informational interview it can be a valuable source of knowledge and connections that will help you with much more than just finding a job. We think informational interviews should … Read more


Unlock The Hidden Job Market

Searching for jobs is a skill in itself. Are you simply browsing online for the jobs that are presented to you in nice neat packages or are you digging a bit deeper? The hidden job market is a huge slice of all available job opportunities, so it pays to develop the skill of unlocking it. … Read more


What Is The Hidden Job Market?

Sounds mysterious, doesn’t it? It really isn’t. Most people will describe the hidden job market as the jobs that are not advertised publicly, but this doesn’t really give the full picture. The majority of job seekers will conduct their searches through online job boards or recruiters or a combination of both. But employers are not … Read more


Preparing For The Worst-Case When Furlough Ends

You’ve been asking your company for details about what will happen when your furlough ends and you’re not getting a satisfactory response, or you’re getting a fairly standard response and suspect something might be afoot. There are a lot of people in this exact position right now as the deadline for furlough looms. It’s going … Read more