Laying off Skilled Employees? 10 Tips How to Let Them Go With Empathy

American layoffs are at a 20-year low. That’s the title of an article published by Vox on April 9, 2019. One year later, we’re seeing a different number. According to James Bullard, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the potential unemployment rate in the US, stemming from the current corona… Read More »

Airbnb vs Uber Layoffs: How to Let Employees Go the Right Way

Airbnb is letting 1,900 employees go due to the coronavirus. That’s a quarter of their entire workforce. Company’s CEO Brian Chesky sent an email to their employees delivering the bad news last week. And it’s a masterclass in corporate empathy. It provides a great example that even firing employees can be done in a right… Read More »

10 Little Known but Essential Facts You Should Know Before a Job Hunt

Has your job search ever brought you into a situation when you told yourself: “Damn, I wish somebody told me this before”? Probably. There are so many little-known facts about job search we have to find out about the hard way. I remember my first job interviews. I had no clue that I should send… Read More »

3 Telltale Signs Your Job Search Isn’t Working

How many times have you felt like you were the perfect fit for a role yet didn’t get the position? As annoying as this situation is, it’s not necessarily terrible. Getting passed up for a position can clue you in to what you should be doing better. Fixing these mistakes will then upgrade your application… Read More »

These 100+ Resources Will Tell You Everything You Need to Get Hired Fast

What’s the most tiresome part of job search? Probably doing research. After all, how are you supposed to know if a job search article is worth reading or not? This one IS worth it, I promise. If for nothing else, then because it sets out to do something relatively simple: It tells you if a… Read More »

3 Tips to Stand Out in the Job Market During COVID-19

With all of the uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic, the job market is getting crowded, and it might keep getting more and more crowded. In this kind of environment, you absolutely need your resume to stand out. I recently spoke to Andrew Seaman, a writer on the #GetHired blog on LinkedIn, about how job seekers… Read More »

Jessica Hernandez, CEO of Great Resumes Fast, named a top job search expert to follow on LinkedIn for 2020

LinkedIn is an extremely valuable resource for job seekers. It’s a place to network, and also a place to get plenty of free, practical advice about your job search and your overall career. The CEO of Great Resumes Fast, Jessica Hernandez, is an active LinkedIn user who frequently shares her advice and insights on the… Read More »

10 Tips For Effectively Using Professional References

Most any position for which you apply will require that you provide professional references. Sometimes, deciding whom to ask and how to ask can be tricky waters to navigate, especially if your current employer is unaware you are job searching. I’ve put together a few tips below on how to resolve common situations and help… Read More »

3 Tips for Writing a Winning Resume During a Tough Economic Time

So how can you create a resume that you believe will get you hired, even in the midst of a tough economic time? Here are three tips to help you as you write: Finding employment during tough economic times is not a simple task because so many qualified candidates are submitting their resumes at the… Read More »

Salary Negotiation for Your First Job

Click to access our Top 5 Resume Tips for New Professionals! Less than 40% of job candidates negotiate their salary. Why? People often feel uncomfortable with the process or do not want to give off the impression of feeling pushy or greedy to a potential new employer. Break through this stigma by following these four… Read More »