Career

LinkedIn Profile Basics: A Step by Step Checklist

We’re back with another blog post, and today we are covering Linkedin Profile Basics. Linkedin is a great resource to use not only to find a job but to build connections with like-minded professionals in your industry and beyond. Building out your LinkedIn profile is key to standing out to both potential recruiters and connections. …
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The Best Ways to Refresh Your Resume

A good resume is your number one tool when it comes to any job search. Not only will you need to submit one for 99.9% of job applications out there, but a resume also acts as a first impression to recruiters, hiring managers, and potential employers. Basically, your resume is a crucial piece to your …
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What hiring managers are looking for in 2022

In the age of online applications and ATS algorithms, it can be easy to get caught up in making your resume absolutely perfect for the role before even applying. Hiring managers are looking for experienced applicants, yes, but the good news is they’re also looking for soft skills. For example, people who are willing to …
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Being Strategic with LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn connections are a balance of people you know, people you want to know, and people who want to know you. Here are some tips to be strategic with your connections and get the most out of the platform to grow your professional network. Connecting with people First things first: log in to LinkedIn on …
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Finding Work-Life Balance

Let’s be honest: we’re all working harder than ever. We’re sitting more, staring at screens for longer periods of time and trying to stay sane! Wherever we’re working these days, we’re searching for some form of work-life balance. Here’s a few tips on how to stay healthy, be productive, keep an upbeat outlook by finding …
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How Continuing Education Can Help You Evolve

I’m a huge fan of continuing your education. When I graduated from college, I actually missed being in class because 1) I’m a nerd, 2) I loved the structure, and 3) The different learning environments were always fresh and exciting. Whether you’re looking for your next job or you want to grow your team, there …
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How to Write an Awesome Cover Letter

We know cover letters are a little old school, but some companies still require a good ole’ explanation of who you are and why you should work for them when applying online. The document should explain details and anecdotes outside of your resume and your LinkedIn profile to help sell yourself! The purpose of a …
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Meet Cassandra King, BlueWave Recruiting Manager

Working in the recruiting world requires great communication skills, understanding what companies need and building relationships with candidates. Cassandra King, our Recruiting Manager, practices all of these things with our team and while she recruits the best candidates for our emerging tech clients. “I really love helping startups grow and seeing the community grow with …
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