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A new job has been advertised and you think you would be the perfect fit, so you are excited about applying. That is, until you notice that the company wants you to submit a cover letter along with your resume. You cannot even remember when the last time you even used a cover letter to… Read more »

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Do you often find yourself feeling lost or overwhelmed by you at work? Do you have to move paperwork or forget where you stored an important file? How long do you think you can keep up at the job while being so unorganized? You have a problem. And it’s something that many people struggle with… Read more »

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You spent weeks and months researching your target companies for the perfect job. Then you invested plenty of time crafting an amazing resume, applying for jobs, and sending out your best work. You may have even gotten a few quick calls from recruiters to pre-screen you for these jobs. But then, nothing is happening. What… Read more »

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Make your new job feel less awkward by connecting socially with new coworkers

Any new job can seem intimidating and awkward, especially on the first day. While this is normal, there are steps you can take to make things a lot less awkward in your new job. Doing this one thing can greatly increase your experience in being positive as you traverse a brand new job. Get connected… Read more »

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It’s inevitable that there will be exciting days at work and then there will be dull days. There are days when you would be super busy and the clock flies by. And then there are the work days where you believe that the clock has stopped. How can you get past a slump at work… Read more »

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2015 was an outstanding year for many career minded folks, and for good reason. Experts are now saying it’s a candidates’ market, which is good news for the many hard working people in and around Lancaster, PA. We’ve been following the updates and sharing news about career and workplace trends all year, and we want to… Read more »

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The competition is fierce for good jobs in the Harrisburg, PA area, just as it is in many post-recession regions. Therefore, it’s important to stand out as a candidate in order to grab the attention of the best company recruiters. Elevating yourself from the average candidate to one who is extraordinary takes some creativity, but… Read more »

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Looking for a new job can be an exciting time, but it can also pose certain concerns. For example, one question that comes up often is “Who should I use as a job reference?” Understanding why professional career references are requested and what this can mean to your job search is a good place to… Read more »

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Tattoos, piercings, and wild hair colors – these forms of “body art” have become more mainstream in the last few years. It’s not uncommon for a job seeker to walk in to a job interview sporting such things as a form of self-expression. Does it really matter that you have a tattoo or two visible… Read more »

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The hardest time to head to the office is when you know you face redundancy. However, creating a plan of action can help you transition with minimal collateral damage and move quickly on to the next opportunity. The outlook for job seekers is rosy. Time magazine predicts increasing job opportunities for job seekers in 2015… Read more »