Resume Doctor Mailbag: How Many Jobs Should I be Applying for?

Welcome to our Resume Doctor Mailbag series! This is where we answer common questions or inquiries we get either in person, through our website (you can ask us questions here), or common unanswered questions we come across online. Enjoy!Dear Resume Doctor: “It’s been 3 months since I’ve been searching for a job and I still…

Breaking Down the 3 Most Common Job Application Questions

Have a question that you just can’t find a satisfying answer to? It can be confusing when you Google “are cover letters really necessary” or “how important is LinkedIn REALLY” and you have 20 different people giving you 20 different opinions with not much statistical evidence to back them up. While much of what you…

Which Job Board is Best? A Breakdown and Ranking.

The job search can be overwhelming, especially when looking at the multitude of different job boards and job application websites. Unsure of where to start? Don’t worry, we got you covered! We did the research so you don’t have to and ranked (and categorized) the popular job boards as well as a few niche ones.…

Need an Entry Level Job? Here’s How to Find One Quickly

Starting your career isn’t easy. In fact, it’s probably going to be one of the hardest things you’ve ever done for a couple reasons:It takes a long timeDepending on who you ask, the average job search can take anywhere from 3-6 months.You’re using skills you’ve never used beforeHow prepared were you to start interviewing for…

Need an H1B Job? Here are 5 Tips to Getting Sponsored!

About a year ago one of my very first clients came to me with a specific request: “Please help me find a job that offers an H1B visa”. Finding a job after college is already difficult enough, but finding a job that offers H1B? That’s going to require some real patience and research. Fortunately, I’ve…

Interview Series: How to Ask Questions During an Interview

Have you ever been in a bad one-sided conversation? Where the other person is just going on and on about themselves with no end in sight? That’s kind of what a bad interview is like, which is why it’s important you get the opportunity to ask your own questions at the end!Every halfway decent company…

Interview Series: 3 Technical Questions You Should Know

Although technical questions are most often reserved for high skilled, typically tech/engineering/science related positions, that doesn’t mean that you won’t receive your fair share of questions relating to your career, major, or industry.What exactly is a technical question? Technical questions are typically questions that are specifically geared towards the role, industry, or field of study…

Interview Series: The 5 Most Common Interview Questions

Need to prepare for an interview but don’t know where to start? Once you’ve been through a few interviews, you’ll notice pretty quickly that most of them follow the same script. For the most part, an interview can be divided into 3 parts: General/Personality Questions These are the questions that pretty much everyone has been…

How to Make it Past the Applicant Tracking System

What Exactly is an Applicant Tracking System? To put it simply, an ATS is a candidate sorting software. The degree and qualifications by which the candidates are sorted is different software to software and company to company. There are over 100 different ATS software that are commonly used and not only is each one different,…

5 Job Searching Tips for Recent College Graduates

When Should College Graduates Look for Jobs

So, you’re graduating (or already graduated) from college. Congratulations! Between the flurry of finals, ceremony preparations, family time, and all the other fun and hectic things that come with ending your school career, there’s one little thing in the back of every graduate’s mind. “What am I going to do next?” By speaking to graduating…