Is It Too Late To Apply? How an “Old” Job Ad Can Lead To Great Opportunities

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Have you come across a job ad that has been up for more than a few weeks and wondered if you should apply to something that, statistically, should have already been filled by now? While it’s true that companies get hundreds of applications within the first 24 hours of the job ad being published, there is a lot of value in checking into a job that has been out a little bit longer. Here is a process for doing that.

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3 Smart Ways to Stay Productive this Summer

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Summer, and the warm weather that comes with it, is finally here! While summer is good for the soul, it can present distractions that can hinder your work. Studies show that productivity can drop up to 20% in the summer months and projects can take 13% longer to complete. Luckily, there are some simple ways to keep your productivity up while still enjoying the summer:

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Working With a Recruiter? These Four Things Will Help You Get Your Next Job

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Working with a recruiter is part of a smart job search strategy that gives you access to new opportunities and expert advice. Plus, in the case of AppleOne, it’s all free. Working with a recruiter does not mean you can put your search on cruise control though. There are some things you need to do to get the most from your relationship.

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3 Easy Ways to Reach Out to Your Network on Social Media …With Minimal Clicks

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Think you are too busy to fit some networking into your day? What if I told you that you could do some of your most important networking in a matter of seconds in the course of a normal Social Media session.  Your favorite social sites have made it insanely easy to reach out to your network and let them know that you are there for them, for example:

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Leave These Three Things Off Your Resume If You Want An Interview

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Writing a resume can be tough, but editing it down can be more challenging. There is a natural inclination to try to share our full work histories. However, just as it is hard to hear a conversation in a noisy environment, it can be hard for a hiring manager to find relevant experience in an overloaded resume. As you work towards an easily digestible resume that says “I am the right person for this job,” these items need to go:

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Job Searches Are Better with the Buddy System

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The buddy system works for more than just field trips and summer camps. Instead of making your job search a solitary affair, team up with a friend and tackle your search in tandem. Pairing with a friend will help you find more opportunities, perfect your interview style, and give you the support you need throughout the process. Getting the most from your buddy search method is easy to do if you follow these steps:

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