How to Network If You Hate Networking

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The ability to network is necessary in today’s world, especially if you are in business. A deep network can help when looking for new employees, investment opportunities, or even a new position for yourself. But, striking up conversation with strangers isn’t very appealing to everyone. In fact, for some people, especially those that are shy… Read more »

How to Answer Negative Interview Questions

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We’ve all been there. You’re positive you are nailing your interview and then you get “What’s your biggest weakness?” Or, even better, “Why are you leaving your current job?” Negative interview questions can be confusing. Rather than make you nervous, they are used to reveal your interpersonal skills and self-awareness. Your potential new employer wants… Read more »

Top Companies Are Seeking Employees With These Skills

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Technology has changed our world in many ways, including how and what we hire for. In the past, industries stayed in their own lane. If you were hiring for a shipping company, you weren’t crossing paths with someone working at a media company. Not these days. Technology has transformed companies and their dynamics. Hiring managers… Read more »

3 Steps to a Winning Resume

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A resume is a hiring manager’s first impression of you. The hiring manager meets your resume before they meet you. A winning resume should make a hiring manager want to meet you. Resumes are more than just words on paper. You need to do more than just tell recruiters about your past experience, you need… Read more »

Recent Grads: Tips for Your Job Search

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Congratulations, you graduated from college! Now it is time to secure your first PGL (post-grad life) job! The job market can be a little scary, a bit intimidating, and at times confusing. But, by utilizing the resources available to you, you will find your search will become a bit easier with time and practice. Execu|Search… Read more »

How to Write a Great Cover Letter

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There are two documents needed to make a good first impression on a hiring manager: a great resume and even better cover letter. Before potential employers meet you, they will meet the pieces of paper that represent you. While there are all kinds of formats for resumes, the bottom line is the same: it is… Read more »

New Report Shows Philly Job Growth

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A new report shows Philadelphia is growing jobs faster than New York for the first time in 25 years. This report states that though Philadelphia’s growth was slow after the Great Recession, it has rebounded since 2015 and is displaying “some of the best performance in 20 years.” Data came from a report compiled by… Read more »

Determining Your Cover Letter’s Worth in 3 Minutes

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Sara McCord recently published an article on The Muse titled “I’ve Read Over 300+ Cover Letters and This Is How I Decide if It’s Good or Bad Within 3 Minutes.” As a former fellowship program manager, McCord has reviewed her fair share of cover letters. She offers her advice for Dos and Don’ts when it… Read more »

How to Become More Confident

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People who are confident believe in themselves and trust their abilities. They know that no matter what obstacles are in their way, they can get through them. Many individuals feel a pull towards confident people, because their confidence makes others feel better about themselves as well. Real confidence takes work. New clothes or a new… Read more »

What to Leave Off Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

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How you present yourself to the places you apply for a job is very important. You usually only get one chance at a first impression. At times, this first impression is not even in person, but through your resume and LinkedIn profile. What, then, are the things we should leave off our professional platforms to convey… Read more »