Posts for Candidates

Insights and advice to help you land the right position

For Job Seekers Who Struggle

Nov 17, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Job Seekers

If you’re one of the many job seekers who seem to struggle landing interviews, consider these tips before shipping out your next resume.

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Overused Resume Phrases To Delete

Nov 6, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Overused Resume Phrases

There are several overused resume phrases that simply need to go! After all, your resume is the first thing a potential employer sees, choose wisely.

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Ideal Candidate — Top 10 Characteristics

Sep 21, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Ideal Candidate

You may be asking, “What makes an ideal candidate?” While no two employees are the same, they do share many of the same traits. Take a look at the top 10.

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Success Sabotage?

Sep 19, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Success Sabotage

Perhaps calling it success sabotage is a bit harsh but if you’re like many of us, you’re your harshest critic. See how to break career-sabotaging habits

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Candidate Attributes Employers Look For

Sep 13, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Candidate Attributes

If you’re job hunting you may want to look beyond the job description and explore what candidate attributes those employers are looking for. Here’s some helpful advice.

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More Than One Job Offer? How to Decide?

Aug 31, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Job Offer

When you’re in the fortunate spot of choosing between one job offer and another, you need to take a bit of time to examine the pros and cons before making a decision. Consider these tips

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Job Interviews Stressing You Out?

Aug 24, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Job Interviews

Job interviews can be stressful especially when asked questions that take you by surprise. Consider these solutions to get past some of the toughest questions you’ll face.

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Thinking About a Career in Financial Services Sales?

Aug 14, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Financial Services Sales

Want a career in financial services sales? It’s a career path that can lead to a variety of opportunities. Here’s helpful advice to start your search off right

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Nourishing Career Planning Tips

Aug 11, 2017
MercerMatch Blog Career Planning

These unique career planning tips can help you get ready for the next stage of your life. Use them as a guide to stand out from the pack.

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Social Media Cleanup — How NOT to Let Social Media Ruin Your Career

Aug 7, 2017
Mercer Match Blog Social Media Cleanup

It may be time to consider a social media clean up before it derails your career. Take a moment to prevent it from disrupting your job search.

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