Job Search

Why The Simple Advice “Learn To Code” Is Dangerous

Mon, Feb 17, 2020

When job-seekers turn to the internet for advice on how to get a job, one phrase pops up over and over:

5 Steps For Getting The Most Out Of A Job You Don’t Love

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

“I’m not adjusting well to life after college.” That’s the title of a reddit post that caught my eye last week.

Here’s What Happened When One Candidate Flipped The Traditional Job Search Script

Tue, Jan 28, 2020

I recently spoke to a friend of mine, Patrick Ward, who’s been working as a marketer in LA for a few years.

Are You Underemployed? Why Your Next Job Is So Important

Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Everyone is familiar with the tale of the bartender with an English degree or the barista who majored in business. Often, jobs like those are simply considered slight detours, or even a right of passage, for recent college grads.

This 1 Poor Habit Is Making Job Seekers Miss Opportunities

Tue, Oct 15, 2019

When candidates reach out to recruiters or apply to jobs on their own, they work hard to show their excitement for the opportunity.

86% Of People Who Negotiate Get Better Compensation, But Less Than 40% Actually Try

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Not long ago, one of our candidates at Edvo called me to say she’d accepted a job offer from a company she’d been hoping would hire her.

4 Insider Tips For Landing An Entry-Level Sales Job

Tue, Aug 27, 2019

When interviewing for a sales position, you can’t simply explain why you’re the right person for the job. You have to show that you’re the right person for the role.

How To Keep Your Cool When Your Job Search Is Dragging On

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Job searching is stressful, even under the best of circumstances. But when the hunt for a position begins to drag on (and on), it’s normal to get frustrated.

This 1 Change Will Make Job Interviews More Meaningful For Candidates And Hiring Managers

Wed, Aug 7, 2019

My team often hears a similar frustration from candidates: “I had a second interview today. But it felt like I was answering the exact same questions from the first interview last week.

3 Tips To Prevent Your Job Search From Feeling Like A Full-Time Job

Fri, Aug 2, 2019

Hop on Google to look for job search advice, and you’ll find plenty of articles, podcasts, and LinkedIn posts with tips that require hours each day to implement.

5 Steps To Take Control Of Your Job Search, Instead Of Relying On Your College Degree

Tue, Jul 23, 2019

For two-thirds of young adults, getting a job that provides financial security is the primary reason for going to college.

Struggling With Your Job Search? Adopt This 1 Mindset From The Most Talented Musicians, Actors, And Athletes

Wed, Jul 17, 2019

All of the best actors, athletes, and musicians have one thing in common—agents. They all have someone in their corner who advocates for them and fights to get them great jobs for the most money.

Why Job Seekers Get Ghosted, And What They Can Do To Stop It

Tue, Jul 2, 2019

The digital age has introduced new, and often painful, ways of ending relationships. None of them are more hurtful than “ghosting.

Role Fit Vs Culture Fit: What’s More Important When Looking For A Job

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

There’s plenty of advice out there on what to look for in a job, but it all boils down to two aspects: the culture fit and the role fit.

Why More Than 50% Of Your Friends Will Wind Up In Jobs They Don’t Want After College

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

I recently worked with a candidate who, on paper, had a promising start to his career. Right out of college, he took a job with a Fortune 100 company.

After Getting 1.4 Million Views On LinkedIn, This College Grad Is Still Looking For A Job. Here's Why The Job Hunt Is Such A Struggle

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Back in April, Zach Bragg posted his resume on LinkedIn hoping to get exposure and land a job in sports media.

3 Ways To Stay Competitive In Today’s Workforce

Wed, Jun 5, 2019

By just about any measurement, today’s workforce is more educated and competitive than ever before. Many of us know the stats—the percentage of college graduates has been on the rise for decades.

Companies Fill Roles Within 36 Days, But Candidates Search For 6 Months. Here's Why Recruiting Needs To Change

Tue, May 28, 2019

After speaking to thousands of hiring managers and tens of thousands of candidates, I’ve realized that both parties have one thing in common—they hate the recruiting process.

Hiring Manager to Job Seeker: I hate interviews just as much as you

Tue, Jun 19, 2018

I dread interviews. 90% of the time, the interviews consist of the same mundane flow. I ask the questions, the candidate responds.