Being Out And Proud at Work
While there is no blueprint for designing a career or a workplace that is universally inclusive, there are guiding principles we can embrace to orient ourselves in the right direction, whether as an employer or employee.
How to Write a *Modern* Cover Letter [with Example].
There's what we call “The modern cover letter.” In this, job seekers are able to make a relevant connection with the hiring manager, stand out, and bring up relevant talking points about their candidacy. Care to learn how to make your own modern cover letter (and see our example)? Check out the blog below!
How to use a thank you note to fix an imperfect interview
Even if your interview didn’t go exactly the way you hoped, it’s still possible to leave a positive final impression before the hiring manager makes their decision. Here are a few first steps you can take to perfect the post-interview thank-you note.
Strategies and Resources for Virtual Networking
No matter what stage of life you're at - building, managing, and leveraging your network is going to be a key part of your success.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Candidates
Practical First Steps After You’ve Been Laid Off
COVID-19 has affected lives around the world. But we also know that this situation is normal. Those who have been laid off will find jobs again. And in the meantime, there are practical steps you can take after being laid off to set yourself up for success in the future.
Introducing: Coached by Scouted
Coached by Scouted is how we can best help companies manage layoffs with empathy and compassion, and help job-seekers get back on their feet as soon as possible. At its heart, Coached by Scouted is career coaching for humans.
By Team Scouted in Candidates
How To Think About Compensation As You Look For A Job
Compensation is the question on everyone's mind as they search and interview for a new job. Here are some tips for how to research and think about salary as you enter negotiations for a new job.
By Mark Weyland in Candidates
COVID-19 and You. What Are Your Next Steps?
If you’re still wondering what's happening with your job/job search/the world in general, we’ve come up with a list of suggested first steps for you to take during this transition. Hopefully, they’ll provide some direction and clarity and be helpful to you in the days to come.
How to optimize your resume to get past digital screening tools
Don't want your resume to get stopped by an ATS (applicant tracking system)? Read below for our tips on how to make it through!
How to Withdraw from Consideration for a Job (with Sample Letter)
Need to withdraw from consideration for a job? Learn how to here, from any stage in the hiring process.
7 Companies That Make Health & Fitness a Priority
Here are 7 companies whose benefits include some awesome health and wellness perks--from nap rooms, to mindfulness zones, to onsite basketball courts.
How to quit a job the best way possible
We have a few tips below on how to leave a job gracefully. Take a look before writing up your resignation letter, you don’t want to miss something important.
How To Explain Long-Term Unemployment
Our very own tips to survive being unemployed and come out on the other side with a job you love.
By Katherine Packer in Candidates
Why you should start your job search with companies, not job titles
Why not start your job search with the company? Essentially, what we mean by this is that candidates should narrow down a shortlist of companies you’d ideally like to work for rather than job titles. Doing this can essentially change the entire feel of your job search and might even help you land a great job. Here’s why.