5 Inspirational Stories of Career Changes

March 19th, 2014

The most exciting and honestly, scary part of a career is not knowing where it can take you. We all start off our careers having a sense of certain interests we hold and fields we’d consider going into, but availability of opportunities, who we meet, how we connect to employers within the companies, and an […]

Sample Resume Templates

February 21st, 2014

Looking to create a resume or update an existing one? Two popular resume formats are the chronological and functional resume. Below are sample resume templates that showcase both styles. The Chronological Resume lists your most recent occupation at the top, followed by the next most recent occupations. Below is a sample chronological resume. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________  Janice […]

4 Tips for Email Best Practices

February 10th, 2014

  Are you following the best practices for email? Email is a popular way to correspond in a business setting, but it can also be the most flexible form of communication with rules that differ from company-to-company and person-to-person. For example, do you wonder, should I be responding via email or by phone? What should […]

Common Job Search Questions Answered

January 30th, 2014

What’s the best way to apply to a company? When should I follow-up after an interview? If you’re job searching, you probably have a lot of unanswered questions. Job search can be a confusing process to navigate and find your way through, but feeling this way is a common emotion of job seeking. While a […]

Top 25 Most Responsive Employers

January 10th, 2014

It’s a new year and whether you’re looking to start on your job search or improve your current search, today we’re sharing a helpful list of employers that can make your search better. Are you tired of submitting an application for a job, only to hear nothing back? If you’re like me, I would rather […]

Spend Your Downtime At Work Productively

October 25th, 2013

If you have those days at work where you encounter downtime and wonder whether you should be taking a breather or not, keep in mind that your downtime can be used in productive ways. We all need a break once in a while, but if you find yourself aimlessly ticking away your time, this is […]

Dress For Success At Any Professional Setting

October 17th, 2013

It’s October and the weather sure is getting colder, but interviews, first days of work, and networking events still loom around the corner. How do you dress to achieve success in these professional settings? Your attire can speak numbers of your professionalism. Wearing the right attire can improve the impressions you make during an interview […]

StartWire Brings Job Seekers New Tool to Improve Job Search

October 2nd, 2013

Here at StartWire, we’re always trying to come up with cool tools for our job seekers. We ask ourselves, how can we make their job search easier? What kinds of unique tools can we bring to the table to improve the job search experience? The result of that brainstorm? A one-of-a-kind tool that automates job […]

Before You Accept Your Job Offer

September 19th, 2013

So you’ve just gotten a job offer – Congratulations! But there must be a reason why you’re reading this article. If there are some doubts on your mind and you want to figure out what to do before you possibly accept this job offer, worry not… let’s take a look at all the things you […]

Career Change: When’s the Right Time?

September 5th, 2013

  Making a career change is a big decision and when you do make that decision, you want to make it at the right time. There are many factors than can go into this decision and although no one can really tell you when that right time is, here are some common signs to help […]