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The Summer Slow Down? Not so Fast!

There is a perception that summer is a slow time at work, and for some organizations this may be true. Many employees take vacations, long lunches and four-day work weeks to cut out early and head to the coast. Job seekers, however, shouldn’t be fooled by this more leisurely pace as summer can be a time when a job search just starts heating up!

7 Tips for Working with a Contract Staffing Firm

There are misconceptions about how the relationship between recruiters and candidates work. Not understanding the intricacies can lead to confusion, misunderstanding, and in some cases hurt feelings. Here are some tips for working well with a staffing agency and making the most of your job search.

7 Ways to Stay Positive During Your Job Search

For job seekers looking for temporary positions, either as part of a freelance lifestyle or a bridge to permanent employment, the emotional roller coaster of the contract job market can be thrilling – and stressful.

Four Interview Flubs and How to Fix Them for Next Time

Have you ever wanted to get an interview redo, a meeting mulligan? Unlike the advice you get from tech support you can't reboot a bad interview. The best advice is to learn from your mistakes and do things differently moving forward. Here are some thoughts on four common interview flubs and how to avoid them next time.

WATCH: How to Work with Your Recruiter

Sean Wahl, Partner / Manager with WinterWyman's Finance & Administrative division, offers helpful tips for working with your recruiter in this short video.

Successful Interviewing for Temporary Jobs

You’ve decided to apply for temporary work. Maybe you’re ready for a change, like the idea of trying something new every few months, want a new challenge, or just can’t find the right permanent job.

Resume Dos and Don'ts [Infographic]

Branding yourself to recruiters and hiring managers who spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before deciding if a phone call is worth it is a tough task. Correct formatting, using the right key words and identifying your achievements are among the top dos for resume writing. See the infographic below for helpful tips and tricks to get your resume seen and read instead of landing in the “no” pile!

Are You a Software Engineer? If so, it’s a Great Time for Your Career!

The market demand for software engineers is still hot as we head into the summer. Here are the software areas I predict will dominate through the remainder of 2015:

Three Common Career Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Avoid burning bridge, not negotiating your worth and taking the counter offer and you have eliminated three of the most common career mistakes.

Top 5 Mistakes I See Engineers Make in Their Careers

Avoiding these pitfalls and taking deliberate and thoughtful steps to grow your engineering career will enable you to achieve both short- and long term career success.

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