You (Yes, YOU!) Can Make Yourself the Best Candidate in Your Field

Many professionals strive to be one of the best at their current workplace. It allows them to excel in their position, achieve recognition, and potentially advance. Plus, being viewed as a top performer can give you job security, as most companies aim to keep their best and brightest on staff. However, by taking the right… Read More »

Should You List Internships on a Resume?

As you prepare to create or update your resume, you might feel conflicted about what you should or shouldn’t include. If you participated in an internship, you might wonder whether it’s appropriate to list it or, at a minimum, if that’s a wise decision. Luckily, figuring out whether you should include your internships is relatively… Read More »

Is Now the Time to Finally Leave Your Job?

As the new year gets underway, many professionals put their focus on the future. In some cases, this may involve deciding whether your current job is right for you or if it’s time to make a change. While figuring out if leaving your position is a good idea isn’t always easy, it isn’t impossible. By… Read More »

Did Technology Sabotage Your Job Interview?

Picture this: you went to your interview and come out feeling like you nailed it. During the meeting, you felt a real connection with the hiring manager and believe that all of your answers were on target. Essentially, after shaking hands at the end of the interview, you have a hard time imagining that you… Read More »

Happy 6th Anniversary, Dan Haller

To celebrate Dan Haller’s 6th year with The Advance Group, we sat down with him for a Q & A session. Here are a few highlights to enjoy: Q: What brings you the greatest joy? A: Being a dad Q: What is the best advice you’ve been given? A: It’s not your job to make… Read More »

How to Stand Out at Work (Even in a BIG Company!)

  Working for a large company comes with certain perks. Often, it can be easier to transition into new roles, and the cross-training opportunities can be substantial. However, it also comes with a few drawbacks, particularly when it comes to standing out in the crowd. Luckily, there are things you can do to get noticed… Read More »

Do You Switch Jobs Too Often?

    Not long ago, people would secure a job with a company and stay there for the majority of their career, potentially even working for a single organization until they retired. Today, professionals approach their careers differently, and often switch jobs at least a few times as they move up the ladder. Millennials are… Read More »

Are You an Active or Passive Job Seeker?

Most job seekers fall into one of two categories: Active or passive. Each one can help you locate exciting positions that may meet your career needs, even though they represent two incredibly different approaches. If you are wondering whether you are an active or passive job seeker, here is what you need to know. What… Read More »

Take This Advice Home from Work

  In some cases, career advice can actually apply to more than your job. When viewed through the right lens, it can actually be great guidance for life in general, allowing you to derive more value from the information. Whether you are looking to improve your professional or personal life, here is some advice that… Read More »

Would AI Be Impressed by Your Application?

  AI is increasingly becoming part of everyday life, entering into facets that many wouldn’t have expected just a decade ago. Over recent years, it has become a staple in the recruitment process, largely as a means of screening resumes and applications to identify candidates or to source professionals for vacant roles. Essentially, hiring managers… Read More »