Our 10 Best Blogs For Job Seekers In 2021

December 29, 2021 Catherine Tacopina

Many professionals were eager to bounce back in 2021. Whether that meant rebounding from a layoff, pursuing exciting professional development opportunities, or landing a new job, there was a collective desire to establish a sense of normalcy this year. While things may never go back to the way they once were, job seekers were ready to move forward.

With the world continuing to adjust to our ‘new normal,’ there was plenty of career and job searching advice to be given to those looking for it. Here are our top 10 blogs for job seekers that we wrote in 2021:

Should You Quit Your Job During The Great Resignation?

Many professionals said “I quit” in 2021. This phenomenon, known as “The Great Resignation,” has led people to rethink their careers, the meaning of work, and their relationship with their employers. As millions jumped from one job to the next, you may have wondered if you should do the same. This blog asked whether you should stay with your current company, or move on to a new opportunity.

6 Resume Mistakes To Stop Making Today

If you’re looking for a new job, you know just how important it is to have a stellar resume! You probably also know that even the smallest mistake could hurt your chances of landing a job. In this blog, we talk about six resume mistakes to be on the lookout for.

Is The Cover Letter Phasing Out? It Depends

Cover letters are beginning to feel more and more obsolete, but can you really ignore them in a job application? We set the record straight in this article about cover letters and what they mean today! 

Remote Interview Tips: How To Assess Company Culture

Remote interviews are now a normal part of the hiring process. While they certainly make the hiring process faster, you may be struggling to decide if a company’s culture is right for you when you can’t see it in person. In this blog, we provided helpful tips on how to assess company culture during a remote job interview.

4 (Subtle) Interview Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Job Search

Once you’ve landed a job interview, you may be thinking about all the ways you need to prepare. However, it’s just as important to consider the things you shouldn’t do. In this blog for job seekers, we discuss four subtle ways you could be sabotaging your interviews. 

Should You Consider Temporary Employment? 5 Questions To Ask

As priorities have shifted, many professionals have reevaluated what’s best for them, their career, and their overall happiness. For some, this meant seriously considering pursuing contract, consulting, or freelancing opportunities for the first time. In this blog, we discussed the five considerations every professional should make when deciding what type of job opportunity to pursue. 

How To Make Your Resume Stand Out (And Get Past The ATS)

If you want to get hired, you know that you need a stand-out resume. With more employers using applicant tracking systems to source candidates, how do you get noticed in the first place? Here, we discuss tips for optimizing your resume for an ATS! 

7 Unbelievably Bad Pieces Of Job Search Advice

If you embarked on a job search this year, you were probably given an endless amount of job search advice. However, it’s important to remember that not all advice is good advice! This blog outlined what advice is better left unused.

How To Get A Raise At Work

With employers struggling to retain talent at their organizations, there hasn’t been a better time for current employees to leverage their worth. Asking for a raise is not always easy, but there hasn’t been a better time to do so. We outline how you can effectively ask for the raise you want in this blog.

Tips For Starting A New Job As A Remote Employee

If you are on the hunt for a new job, chances are, you will start in a remote (or at least hybrid) capacity. This can present new challenges as a new hire, from getting to know your coworkers to learning new systems and programs. We address tips for overcoming these obstacles in this blog on how to start a new job when you’re working remotely.

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