Applicant Tracking Systems: Resume Tips

We’ve all heard about the resume reading robots that companies use to screen resumes. In the article below, Ross MacPherson, Founder of Career Quest, gives some valuable information on Applicant Tracking Systems. ATS Systems: 10 Things You Don’t Know We all know that ATS (Applicant Tracking Software) systems scan your MBAs’ resumes for keywords as […]

What Could Sabotage Your Interview

Now these may seem obvious – but if they are in a list of results surveyed by 850 hiring managers, we ought to pay attention: This is the No. 1 Thing That Can Sabotage Your Interview  from Simply Hired Now is a great time to be looking for a new job. Unemployment is at 4.1 […]

Say “Yes” to Those Holiday Get-Togethers

Tempted to be a holiday hermit?  Want to put your job search on “hold” for the holidays? Consider networking during the holidays the easy way: Use holiday gatherings to fire up your job search and build confidence Networking is a key part of a job search strategy by Lauren Sveen According to a recent LinkedIn […]

I Want to Introduce You To…

Templates to help you introduce yourself on the spot: 5 Ways to Introduce Yourself Perfectly in 20 Words or Less by Rebecca Okamoto “Hey Rebecca, it’s great to meet you. David speaks really highly of you. Tell me about yourself. I’ll give you 20 minutes, and after that we’ll either do business together, or we’ll […]

What to Remove from Your Resume

Want your resume to “take off”? Then follow this advice and remove these things from your resume: 5 Things to Immediately Take Off Your Resume by Kristina Rudic Applying to jobs is without a doubt one of the most stressful parts of the job search process. Whether you’re coming straight out of college or deciding […]

Cover Letter Dont’s

Mr. and Ms. Job Seeker: You are going to call me, the Hiring Manager, to follow up per your letter that I probably didn’t read?? Think again! 3 Cover Letter Closing Lines That Make Hiring Managers Grimace (Plus: Better Options)   By Lily Zhang “Finish strong.” It’s a saying that you’ve probably heard before. However, […]

Cover Letter Do’s

That cursor won’t stop blinking on the blank white screen. Everyone, and we mean everyone, dislikes writing cover letters. This article has a template that may make writing that cover letter a bit easier. The Perfect Cover Letter Template to Show Off Your Skills By Lily Zhang When it comes to writing a cover letter, […]

Job Search Tips for Introverts

Socializing for introverts is not always a natural. The following tips will help you navigate through most social situations. Networking and Job Hunting for Introverts by Vault Careers If you’re introverted, then you already know how nerve-racking socializing can be. When you add to that the pressure of job hunting and networking, the entire situation […]

Use Emotional Intelligence to Build Your Career

How can emotional intelligence help you get that next promotion? It’s simple: Unequaled: Tips for Building a Successful Career Through Emotional Intelligence by Derek Loosvelt Jim Runde has worked for Morgan Stanley for 40 years, which makes him the longest-serving investment banker at a single Wall Street institution in history. In 1999, Runde earned fame […]

You Don’t Have to Like It – You Just Have to Do It

Author and Career Coach, Steve Dalton, was at Owen recently to teach students his proven process for job search. Some of the best job search and networking advice can be found in Steve’s book, The 2-Hour Job Search. Want to learn a framework for conducting an informational/networking meeting? As Steve says, you don’t have to […]