The effects of COVID-19 have extended beyond business safety precautions. As we continue to survive our current climate and as some states are transitioning into different phases of the pandemic, there is no denying that our business operations have completely changed.
We’re seeing companies temporarily freeze hiring. But what does that mean for a job seeker, should you halt your applications? Forget about landing a new job in 2020? Not necessarily.
There’s no denying that the economy is going through a rough patch right now. The good news is that there are 20 Jopwell partners still hiring.
by Margot Elise
The hardest part about resolutions are setting realistic expectations and following through on them. This year, try being more intentional with your goals using these 5 tactics that have helped us with goal-setting.
by Vianiris Abreu
Check out this list of fun and enriching ideas to get you through this long winter break at home:
by Dannielle Romoleroux
In 2019, I finished paying off my student loan debt, six years ahead of schedule, and I was able to do this because I structured my financial goals and was clear about exactly what I needed to do to reach it.
Didn’t get your dream job? Or even the “next best” job? It’s not necessarily over. A “no” is just a “no, right now”. Here are 5 ways to make the best out of professional rejection.
by Erin Haywood
No matter where you are or who you are talking to, it’s possible to build relationships that can lead to future opportunities - follow these tips to reframe your mindset and position yourself to leave a lasting impression on those you meet.
by Jaime Ballesteros
Before you start setting goals for the new year take time to reflect on your successes for the year and thank the people who cheered you on and offered a hand along the way.
On Latina Equal Pay Day, I want to challenge us to normalize these financial conversations and encourage us to do the following.
by Annie Hopkins
The key to navigating this situation is to be as open and honest with your company contacts as possible.
by Chris Gooding
Yes, you may have fallen short of a deadline. Regardless, these outcomes are not strong enough to take you off track for your career path
Cover letters can mean the difference between landing an interview and being passed on for the position. Yet, candidates are still submitting the same cover letters for several different positions
You’re one or two years into your current role and you’ve worked harder than ever, but you are still in the same position and your manager hasn’t mentioned a promotion. What do you do?
Speaking into a camera can feel really awkward and it’s critical that you do some test runs ahead of the real thing - especially since most interviewing platforms don’t allow you any do-overs.
The internship is not just about the value you offered the organization, but the skills and lessons you walked away with.
by Darlene Jeanty
The interview is not a test of your knowledge of the company, but a chance to present yourself against the company.
Your part-time experience is just as valuable and credible as it shows how your work translates directly to company profit or sales.
by Ray Chen
All your resume needs to accomplish is to prove that you’re worth getting to know as a candidate. Don’t feel the pressure to condense all your experiences and skills onto one sheet of paper.
by Tani Brown
The secret sauce to building your Board: don’t be transactional. Build trust by being cordial and reliable, just like any other friendship
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