Job Search & Interview Tips

Job Interview Tips for the Shy

Focus on applying for jobs you feel passionate about. If you’re passionate about the topic, you’re likely to forget about feeling shy (well, at least for a little while maybe!).

Focus on the interviewer. They might be as nervous as you are.  Focus on putting them at ease—they’ll appreciate it and it will help to take some of the emphasis off of you.  You may never be a Chatty Cathy but you could master ...

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Top 10 Questions to Ask at Your Next Job Interview

While it may be true that “beggars can’t be choosers”, ideally you want to work at a place that suits you, where you can thrive and be happy for years to come.  Thus, when it’s your turn to ask questions, don’t hesitate. Interviewing goes both ways and it’s in your best interests to find out as much as you possibly can about your potential future employer.

Here are questions to ask to help you to make an impression, discern whether the ...

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Are Cover Letters REALLY Necessary?

Are Employers and Recruiters ALWAYS going to read your Cover Letter? No.

Are cover letters still a necessary part of the application process? Absolutely Yes. Every time.

At Ad-VANCE, we strongly suggest that candidates draft a solid cover letter. A majority of recruiters and employers will either overlook or just skim through your cover letter, BUT those employers who do read it really care about it! You have to always expect that the cover letter will be read, analyzed and ...

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5 Tips for Landing the Interview!!!

1. Apply to Jobs you are QUALIFIED for. You may not receive a call-back from us, or from other employers, if you are applying for a job which you don’t meet the qualifications for. Employers post minimum qualifications for a reason, and if you don’t meet them, expect to be moved to the “no” pile. Finding a job is a full-time job. Why waste your time and the employer’s time? Focus on jobs you DO qualify for!

2. Target your resume to ...

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