How to Excel in a Data Entry Job

  Data entry is a field that has been around as long as computers have existed, but over the decades, the nature of the work has changed significantly.  If you’re looking to enter the field, here are the things you need to know so you can excel in a data entry job. What is Data… Read More »

How to Write a Resume that Hiring Managers Will Love!

Your resume is a hiring manager’s first introduction to you, so it is important to hit the right notes. It takes talented hiring managers mere seconds to determine whether your resume is worth a closer look. Use these tips to create a resume hiring managers will love. Update Your Achievements Outdated achievements will not impress… Read More »

This is Your Year! Break These 4 Bad Job Searching Habits Today!

Has your job search stalled? Are you sending out a lot of applications but your phone isn’t ringing? You could be engaging in some bad job search habits. Unfortunately, these bad habits are easy to fall into – but – good news! – they are also easy to correct. If you’re ready to land a… Read More »

How to Be Indispensable to Your Boss

No matter your job description, any employee’s most important role is to make the boss’ job easier. If you can master what it takes to achieve that, you’ll be well on your way to becoming indispensable. Here are a few ideas to be indispensable to your boss, and hopefully, make your place in the company… Read More »

Developing These Skills Can Get You Hired Faster in 2019

Hiring managers often look for two distinct sets of skills while reviewing a candidate’s job application: hard and soft. “While soft skills are more difficult to teach and measure, they are just as important for career success, “ suggests Marilyn Szendrey, branch manager at The Reserves Network. “Whether you are looking to climb the corporate… Read More »

A Successful Mindset Helps You Prepare Better for a Job Hunt

The Reserves Network

While the prospect of finding a new job can be a stressful one, preparing yourself mentally can help you land the right role faster. More often times than not, changing your mindset can help you gain confidence and clarity before embarking on a job search. Managing your attitude and emotions through the long—and often tedious—job… Read More »

Simple and Effective Ways to Follow-Up on a Job Application

The Reserves Network

It can be nerve-wracking to wait for a response after you’ve applied for an open job. Being the first to establish contact can dramatically increase your chances of being hired. Proactively following up will set you apart from the pack. Here’s how to follow-up on your application without being pushy.   Wait a few days… Read More »

How to Respond to a Recruiter

Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years

When a recruiter reaches out to you, it means they’re considering you as a potential fit for a client’s open job position. Although this is a good reason to feel flattered, there’s a right and wrong way to respond if you want to be considered over other applicants. Keep in mind that responding to a… Read More »

The Negotiation Skills You Need to Master before Going into Your Next Job Interview

The Reserves Network

  Getting through a job interview can be difficult, especially when that interview involves complex negotiations regarding salary, benefits, and responsibilities. This conversation can become even more daunting when you don’t know how to negotiate terms. Your needs and expectations for a position may be different than the preferences of your potential employer. How should… Read More »

5 Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

The Reserves Network

  After a long, hard search, you’ve been offered a reasonable job. Congratulations! There are few things more satisfying than knowing your diligence is paying off. But what if the position doesn’t feel quite right? What if you don’t have the information you feel you need before accepting a full-time offer? What if you simply… Read More »