Why You Should Revamp Your Resume Every Season

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 29, 2016

Labor Day weekend typically marks the end of summer and the beginning of the fall. But after you’re done barbecuing and relaxing over this first weekend of September, you’ll want to revisit something very important: your resume. Whether or not you’re looking for a job, it’s crucial to reexamine your resume from season to season. […]

How to Make Your Incoming Emails Go From Inbox to Interview

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 24, 2016

Just as marketing emails incorporate catchy or memorable subject lines, you may want to use similar tactics. You could use your name in the subject line, but the prospective employer doesn’t know you yet. Instead, try something like, “This Week” and then the message may contain information about you applying for the position and how you’d love to talk about it “this week.” There’s an urgency to this subject line that makes it clickable.

The Importance of a Follow-Up Letter After an Interview

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 23, 2016

Did you know that September 1 is National Letter Writing Day? Richard Simpkin, an Australian photographer, started the holiday to celebrate the feeling of receiving a handwritten letter in the mail. And he’s right. There’s something truly special about receiving a handwritten letter, and the sensation can be applied to the job interview process. After […]

3 Things Employers Can Learn from the Opening Ceremonies

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 8, 2016

How to Make People Feel Welcomed. The idea of the Opening Games is to celebrate everyone’s talents and contributions, and that’s just what employers should do when they welcome prospective job candidates into their offices. After all, the prospective employees aren’t the only ones trying to impress; the prospective employers should be, too. The Olympics roll out the red carpet for their participants, so to speak, and so should firms when it comes to inspiring their contenders.