You may be familiar with the term “character”. This is where the magic of soft skills comes into play. It’s a broad term for the non-technical more human aspects of someone’s qualifications. This can show up as charisma or the ability to collaborate effectively. Soft skills differentiate and shape you as a well-rounded individual with […]
So you walk through the front door of the office building where you’re about to have the interview that could change your life. You’ve prepared, you cleaned yourself up, wore your sharpest outfit, you’re ready to go. Yet there is that gnawing feeling in the back of your head, something that is telling you that […]
The questions we ask ourselves when fine-tuning our resume usually go like this: What makes me a valuable candidate for this job? What is it I have to offer? How can I demonstrate that in as few words as possible? What often sets ideal and weak applicants apart is their versatile skill set. Employers sifting […]
Volunteer work can broaden and deepen your experience and provide skill development in a way that is often not possible or available to you elsewhere. We hear all the time about the challenges faced by those actively job hunting, particularly recent graduates: “I don’t have direct experience in the type of work I’m looking for, […]
Networking is the key to building lasting relationships and a meaningful career. In insurance, you’re always building relationships – whether with clients, co-workers, brokers, or your managers. It’s important to get comfortable with networking and fostering connections that will help you to hatch your career in the industry. “Networking is a key gateway to finding […]
When it comes time for preparing that first big interview, there are so many things to be conscious of. From how you present yourself to the work experiences you reference, it’s safe to say that virtually everything you do and say during the hour-long meeting will be carefully analyzed by your interviewer. That’s why it’s […]
In any job hunt, getting lost in the shuffle of candidates is a real fear for applicants and can be a frustrating experience. The nonprofit sector is a very attractive place for Gen Y and Z candidates. And we get it – you work hard on your resume, perfecting each section to really stand out, […]
With the help of a key member of the Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Human Resources and Training team, we’ve rounded up some tips that will help you wow their recruiters with your application and interview.
Globalization has led to significant changes in the hospitality industry, especially in the way potential employers respond to diversity. Learn how to market yourself and take advantage of these growing career opportunities!