Don't waste time. Job search smarter.

When you're balancing a cray schedule filled with responsibilities, school or another job, it can be hard to find a lot of time to spend on your job search. Fortunately, I've got some shortcuts to help you manage your time wisely and focus on areas that'll have the most impact. The truth is, you shouldn't spend a lot of your time trying to hunt down the perfect job. Instead get an idea of the jobs […]

Save the date! 2017 holiday hiring fairs

Believe it or not, employers are already hiring for the holidays! These companies have announced their plans to hire thousands of seasonal employees in 2017. Attend a national hiring fair for your chance to snag an interview and land your seasonal job before the holiday season officially starts. Target When: October 13 – 15, 10 am – 6 pm Where: Your local Target store How it works: Target plans to hire 100,000 holiday helpers this […]

Roll Call: Top 10 jobs for college students

Ever wonder what part-time job is right for you? Well, we’ve done our homework and found the 10 most popular jobs for college students. Take a look and see which job best fits your personality.   10. Delivery Driver Everybody loves pizza! Take a break from the dining hall and make some dough as a Delivery Driver. Fun fact: The average Delivery Driver earns $11.43 per hour plus tips. 9. Dishwasher Ditch your roommate’s dishes and get paid […]

"Are you hiring?" How to walk in & ask with confidence

If you really want a job sometimes you just gotta go get it. These days most businesses only accept online applications. But if you want to stand out, walking into your favorite boutique or restaurant can be a your opportunity to leave a lasting impression and land the job. Before you walk in, use these three expert tips to get prepared and wow the hiring manager. Come ready: Visiting the business in person is your opportunity to […]

Don’t be a jerk. Dos and don’ts of asking for time off from work

Picture this: your squad has just decided they want to take a fun road trip next month. Naturally, you're invited. The only problem is, you know you have to work. Like most things in life, there's a right way and a wrong way to ask for time off. I'm no stranger to asking for time off and over the years I have picked up a few easy dos and don'ts. Don't wait until the week of […]

37 songs to fuel your GRL PWR

Give your confidence a boost and get pumped for your interview with these anthems from your favorite female artists. This playlist has everything from throwbacks to the latest chart toppers. 1. Beyonce, “Run the World (Girls)” "Who run the world? Girls!" 2. Demi Lovato, “Confident” "What’s wrong with being confident?" 3. Rachel Platten, “Fight Song” “Starting right now I’ll be strong. I’ll play my fight song.” 4. Gossip, “Get a job” “Girl, you better get a […]

How to turn NO into YES

Rejection. You'll face it at some point during your job search and that's okay. We've all been there. Just remember that if you want the job bad enough you never have to take no for an answer. Now, I'm not talking about stalking the hiring manager or badgering them to the point of a restraining order (totally not cool). I'm talking about being persistent. Sometimes you have to chase the job down if you really […]

Get hired with no work experience (seriously!)

So you’re browsing the job listings on Snagajob and you spot the perfect part-time job. Just as you’re about to apply you see the words "1 to 2 years of experience required." Talk about a buzzkill. We've all been there, it's kind of like seeing an outfit that you've had your eye on for a while and realizing you can't quite afford it. Job seekers ask us all the time, "how do I get any […]

The #1 thing people forget to bring to interviews

Interviewing for a new job can feel unnerving--especially if you're a newbie to job hunting. I hate to say it, but getting prepared for an interview is like eating your broccoli. You've just got to do it. Being prepared with knowledge of the company, role and how you'll answer common questions is the best way to feel confident for the big day. But just in case your dog ate your homework or you're looking to […]

3 steps to balance work and school like a boss

Managing a school schedule is hard enough. After a long day of classes, homework, papers and extra curriculars, all you want to do is chill and binge a little Netflix. I totally get it. Unfortunately, binge watching Pretty Little Liars won't pay the bills. So you've got to figure out how to balance working a job on top of the cray schedule you already have. Don't worry though, I've got a few tips to help you […]