Category Archive: Careers
One way to streamline the job search process is by attending a career fair that is relevant to your industry. Oftentimes, career fair attendees are able to connect directly with company representatives at these events.
Searching for a new job can be a long and grueling process. In addition to spending hours researching companies and applying to job postings online, job seekers oftentimes have to pass a phone interview before even meeting with a hiring manager.
If you pursue a position within a larger organization like Athletico, meeting with a corporate recruiter will likely be the first step in the interview process.
Corporate recruiters are trained professionals who have experience interviewing and vetting candidates. The goal for these recruiters is to match the right candidate with the right position. If you find yourself working with a corporate recruiter during the job search process, check out the tips featured below from Athletico’s own Talent Acquisition Team.
Many people focus on the number that will appear on their paycheck when entertaining job offers. However, it is important to keep in mind that employers can add a lot of value in areas outside of wages.
For the third time in a five year period, Athletico has been honored as one of Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces.
This achievement wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of Athletico’s talented employees and leaders. The list for Chicago’s Top Workplaces is determined exclusively on employee feedback gleaned from leading research firm Workplace Dynamics. Key qualities like company leadership, communication, career opportunities, working environment, managerial skills, pay and benefits are taken into consideration for the companies that are recognized for this achievement.
The thank-you note is an important piece of correspondence that can help set you apart from other candidates during the job search process.
To send a thank-you note after your interview, you must remember to gather the names and contact information for each person you meet during the interview. Once you have this information you can start writing. Read below for some tips on how to craft a great thank-you note.
Your appearance can have a big impact on the overall impression you give at your first in-person interview.
Although we touched on dress in the previous post on interviewing, it can be such an important part of the job search process that it deserves a little more attention. Since you want to send a positive and professional message, you should make it a priority to plan out the outfit and accessories you will wear to the interview. For some help, check out some tips on how you can achieve a professional look below:
It can be tough to make it through the screening process and land a job interview, which is why you should be proud when you get a call back from a potential employer.
In order to impress at the interview, however, you must stand out from the rest of the competition. For some help, check out the ten job interview tips that are highlighted below:
You have likely heard the phrase “the devil is in the details,” which suggests the importance of paying attention to the details of a project because this is typically where mistakes happen.
This phrase should be kept top of mind for job seekers in the job search process. After all, a small mistake in a resume or job application can be the difference between landing an interview and ending up in the “No” pile.
After the resume, a cover letter is the next most important career document.
A well-crafted cover letter will tell your story. Ideally it will describe your key skills, accomplishments and showcase why you are the ideal person for the job. This might sound like a daunting task, but with some key information and a basic outline, you will be able to add an awesome cover letter to any job application.