Mohawk’s parking lots are empty; hallways are vacant; coffee shops are closed.
In my office, where we work with job seekers and employers looking to hire, we’ve been hearing, “Where have all the students gone? Why are no students applying to our job vacancies?” Continue Reading
Going Back to School to Land Your Dream Career
I was working at a great company, making a great salary with benefits, a pension and an advancement opportunity within my department – all of the things we strive for within our careers…Right? Despite this, I was feeling that something was missing. I’ve always been very career-oriented, but how can one be career-oriented and not even like her career? Something was not right. I decided it’s time to go back to school and pursue a new career path. Continue Reading
Finding meaningful employment—it’s a job!
Whether you’re looking for new work, more work, or better work, regardless of which demographic check box you fall under, most job seekers realize getting a job offer involves equal parts determination, preparation and resources for success. Continue Reading
Starting a new job can be a nerve-racking experience, especially if it’s your first job out of school or you have to move away from home. I recently started a new job myself and experienced all the normal emotions, from excitement to fear, when faced with being thrown into a new environment full of new things to learn and new challenges to take on.
Here are some tips I personally learned on how to be successful at a new job within the first week of starting: Continue Reading
Wouldn’t it be great to just walk into a job interview knowing exactly what questions will be asked of you? Just imagine how more confident we’d all be!
While we’re not mind readers, it’s important to be prepared to respond effectively to the questions that employers typically ask during an interview. Here is a list of some common interview questions below and the best way to go about answering them: Continue Reading