Being offered a new job is one of the greatest feelings in the world. Searching for that job, on the other hand...well, no one likes that. Aside from the anxiety of opening yourself up to potential rejection, there’s a lot of information to remember (company research, scrubbing your social, … [Read more...] about Knowing When to Say No: Building Your List of Job Dealbreakers
The year 2020 was a year of many challenges. It abruptly created a new normal that everyone had to quickly adapt to. There is no question the year wore people down, physically, mentally, and emotionally. For as much as we want (and desperately need) to view the future through rose-colored glasses, … [Read more...] about The Power of the Pause
During your job search, you come across a job that piques your interest. You reach out to the recruiter either through email or by applying to the job. You connect and schedule a time to talk further, but in between that initial outreach and your scheduled call, something happens. Circumstances … [Read more...] about Ask A Recruiter: What Your Silence Actually Says
In recent months, remote work has become more popular and, arguably, necessary to keep professionals safe during the current pandemic. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies already had work from home (WFH) programs available, but for every company that had a robust remote work program in … [Read more...] about 5 Must-Ask Interview Questions to Assess a Company’s Remote Work Structure
Ask a Recruiter: What Documents Will I Need for My Background Check? (and What to Do If You’ve Lost Them)
Every employer is different when it comes to their new hire onboarding, training, and pre-employment screening processes. Despite these differences, there are some documents that you should always have handy and keep in a safe spot just in case your future employer asks for them as part of their new … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: What Documents Will I Need for My Background Check? (and What to Do If You’ve Lost Them)
Conducting references is one of the many steps in an employer’s interview and hiring process. References allow potential employers to speak directly to people who know your work ethic and character. As a job seeker, who you choose as a reference can make or break your chances of getting the job, so … [Read more...] about Ask A Recruiter: How Do I Get a Professional Reference?
Preparing to get into an internship can be overwhelming. If you are new to the internship world, you probably have questions like, Where do I look for one?, What should I be looking for?, and “How do I get started?” Internships serve as a way to test out the talent pool. Let's dive into the more … [Read more...] about How to Land an Internship
I had been working for Bridge for just over three years when my family decided to move to another state. I thought that changing states would mean changing jobs as well, but I was fortunate enough to have been given the opportunity to stay with the company and work remotely. Pivoting to working 100% … [Read more...] about How My Company Helped Me Feel Included When I Started Working From Home
It can be difficult to know when sticking it out at your current job or making the move into a new position is best for you. There are different factors to consider when trying to make that determination. Asking yourself these three questions can help you organize your thoughts and make that tough … [Read more...] about Should I Stay or Should I Go? Is It Time to Look for a New Job?
Have you ever wondered why you receive emails about job opportunities that don’t quite match what you’re looking for in your next job? You may have noticed those emails typically come from a recruiter working at a staffing agency. Many job seekers love working with staffing agencies because of the … [Read more...] about Ask A Recruiter: 5 More Things You Should Know About Staffing Agencies
A positive company culture is a hard thing to quantify. Even if a business does all the right things on paper, that doesn’t mean free lunches, Casual Fridays and unlimited time off equate to a positive place to work. So, if you’re on your job search looking for authentic insight on a prospective … [Read more...] about What do Reviews Tell us About a Company’s Culture?
Whether you have been looking for a job for one week or several months, chances are a recruiter has contacted you about a “can’t miss” opportunity. Unfortunately, a lot of those emails go unanswered by job seekers because they aren’t seen as good matches, or because of a personal negative experience … [Read more...] about Ask A Recruiter: 5 Things All Applicants Should Know