When you’re searching for a job, it can be easy to get caught up in every single job requirement before even applying. Hiring managers are looking for experienced applicants, yes, but the good news is they’re also looking for soft skills: people who are willing to learn and grow; people with personality who can communicate […]
Not to blame the global pandemic or anything, but the job market has been a rollercoaster – resulting in a lot of unemployed, furloughed, and downright nervous employees. With hiring being uncertain, people have been turning to different options for income, with an influx of interest in contract opportunities. Or curiosity to say the least.
You might have herd of someone in Orlando who’s udderly great at building professional relationships. His name is Kevin Cowman and not only is he our Director of Enterprise Accounts but he’s also BlueWave’s original employee! How it started In 2015, Kevin was wrapping up his internship at an IT firm and wasn’t sure what […]
An internship is a great opportunity to gain real work experience in a short period of time. Interns can make connections with the people they work with, from coworkers to managers and even CEOs during college or soon after graduation.
Generally, when people hear the word “contractor” they think “temporary, risky, and short term.” They think of contract work as less stable and more volatile. This old stigma is just not true in today’s job market. Contract work often provides opportunities that you wouldn’t be able to find in traditional direct hire jobs.
By now, a majority of companies have moved from working in the office to working from home to stay safe during the pandemic. Since remote life might be more of a long-term situation, it’s time to make yourself comfy in your home office! Set up a dedicated office space Work with what you’ve got!
Have you ever seen that notification “(Your Connection) is live right now” pop up on LinkedIn? Broadcasting live videos is more powerful than ever in terms of connecting people and providing learning opportunities. Let’s chat about what LinkedIn Live is and how you can use it to grow your network.
Companies have pivoted in their business models, communications, and WFH culture since COVID-19. Employees at tech giants like Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, and Slack will be working from home through the fall, while Google employees will continue working from home until at least 2021.
When you’re new to an industry and navigating your career, a mentor can be your guiding light. They’re knowledgeable, experienced in the industry, and they know who to talk to. Here’s a few ways a mentor can help guide you while you figure out your career path.
A performance review can seem intimidating. You’re sitting down with your boss to discuss the good, the bad, and the future. Throw in the virtual element and now you can’t even break the ice with a good company joke. (Because, lagging.) But don’t sweat it!