Category: The Employer Perspective

4 Ways Multi-Tasking Decreases Productivity (And How to Avoid It) photo

March 21, 2017

4 Ways Multi-Tasking Decreases Productivity (And How to Avoid It)

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Think multitasking is a good idea? Northeastern Associate Teaching Professor Joseph Griffin explains why you should rethink your approach.

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6 Tips for Negotiating Your Way to a Higher Salary photo

February 23, 2017

6 Tips for Negotiating Your Way to a Higher Salary

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Kelly McDonald, human resources manager for startup accelerator Cogo Labs, shares some inside tips on how to successfully ask for a raise.

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How to Properly Reach Out to a Hiring Manager photo

January 12, 2017

How to Properly Reach Out to a Hiring Manager

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Kelly McDonald, human resources manager for startup accelerator Cogo Labs, shares some inside tips on how to make a great first impression on a hiring manager.

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Reinventing Yourself? Consider Taking These 5 Actions photo

January 4, 2017

Reinventing Yourself? Consider Taking These 5 Actions

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Reinventing yourself for a new role or career is not an easy shift to make, but there are some simple, practical steps you can take to prepare yourself.

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10 Productivity-Boosting Apps to Help You Work Smarter photo

December 20, 2016

10 Productivity-Boosting Apps to Help You Work Smarter

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With a new year nearly here, make it your goal this season to leverage technology for good, not distractions.

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Your Go-To Guide for Job Hunting in the Digital Age photo

December 6, 2016

Your Go-To Guide for Job Hunting in the Digital Age

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The average job posted online receives roughly 250 applicants. Here's how you can stand out.

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4 Skills Employers Want to See in Graduate Students photo

November 30, 2016

4 Skills Employers Want to See in Graduate Students

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Identifying your best transferrable skills is critical, but which ones should you be emphasizing? Co-op Director Ellen Stoddard explains.

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Interview Etiquette 101: How to Impress Employers photo

October 13, 2016

Interview Etiquette 101: How to Impress Employers

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If you only get one chance to make a first impression, how do you ensure your first impression is enough to win employers over?

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How to Craft a Resumé That Will Attract Employers photo

September 13, 2016

How to Craft a Resumé That Will Attract Employers

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In a competitive job market, how do you better guarantee your resumé rises to the top of the pile? Here are some tips to help get you started.

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6 Words to Avoid When Writing Your Resumé photo

August 24, 2016

6 Words to Avoid When Writing Your Resumé

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Recruiters spend six seconds reviewing a resumé before deciding to contact a candidate. Make every second count by avoiding these six words.

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