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Finding a job online has never been easier, or more difficult. There are dozens of active job boards on the internet, with millions of combined job listings at any one time. At the same time, sorting through those job offers could be a full-time job in itself, and simply sorting out the legitimate offers from the scams introduces another layer of complexity. The major job boards may have started innocently enough, but they have quickly...
Hard work and persistence will get you far in your career, however, if you want to advance at a faster rate you must go above and beyond your regular work ethic. Here are 3 ways to accelerate your career advancement!  Dress to Impress How a person chooses to dress has a direct impact on their professional progress. Professionals should take their cue from people who are already in the positions they want,...
Learning technical skills is vital to landing a job and launching a successful career, and much has been made of the importance of a STEM education. Even so, there is much more to a great career than science, technology, engineering and math.  Whether you plan to find employment in a STEM field or another, non-technical, endeavor, the soft skills you possess could prove just as important, if not more so, than your ability to...
Interested in a career in the Audio Visual industry but don't know where to start? Here are fool-proof Audio Visual career resources to hit the ground running! Ignite Internship Pilot Program Founded by National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) , this program was created to connect students and entry-level Audio Visual professionals with hands-on opportunities at Audio Visual companies. Through this program, you will be paired...
You've likely heard that in order to get ahead, you have to work hard. While this is true in most cases, you need more than just hard work to get noticed by upper management. These five tips below will set you up to claim that promotion you've been angling for. Smile Smiling is the number one trait that makes people notice you. The human brain is wired to respond to it, and it will make you stand out from other employees. While...
Trying to land that dream job with no results? Maybe you're just not taking the right approach. Job searching can be disheartening at times and rejection is inevitable for anyone. However, that doesn't mean you can't focus your efforts and improve your chances of landing a top quality job. Here are five tips that will improve your job search success. Update Your Resume Before anything else, your resume is usually the thing that will...
Listed below are the top Audio Visual companies looking to hire AV professionals this month! Check them out and apply today! J&S Audio Visual Sales Manager | Audio Visual Industry Los Angeles, CA, USA Audio Visual Technician Addison, TX, USA Audio Visual Technician Savannah, GA, USA Accounts Receivable Specialist Irving, TX, USA Orange Legal, Inc. Legal...
Whether through business associations or industry events, networking is the most cost-effective and established way for audio visual professionals to meet potential employers . Networking and the power of 'word of mouth' are 7 times more effective than traditional forms of self-advertising and cold emailing. How can you make networking work for you? Here are 5 networking tips to help you get started. Choose a few key...
One of the leading trends in hiring Audio Visual talent is seeking properly certified candidates for their company. As an Audio Visual professional, it is crucial to have the following Audio Visual Certifications under your belt, as these top certifications are the key to landing your next job in the Audio Visual field. By having these top certifications under your belt, you are instantly qualified for over 2/3rds of the open...
Resume Tips for Gig Workers Seeking Full-Time Employment The rise of the gig economy and the popularity of freelancing has been one of the biggest career stories of the 21st century so far. From the year 2000 forward, employers have been moving away from traditional full-time employees and toward consultants, independent contractors and other on-demand workers . While this trend is still relatively new, it was clearly exacerbated...
Congratulations. You got an interview for your ideal job! You've got a great rapport with the interviewer . You've answered all their questions. Then they ask, "Have you got any questions for us?" and your mind goes blank. Suddenly, all your confidence saps away and you feel like you look unprepared and unprofessional. It's best not to panic; this happens to hundreds of job candidates, and recruiters are used to the blank stares. But you...
The high cost of corporate travel and the widespread availability of video chat technology have combined to create a new trend in the interview process. From the mailroom to the boardroom, employers are increasingly turning away from traditional in-person interviews in favor of their video-enabled equivalents. Sometimes these video interviews are designed to whittle the field of potential candidates. Other times, they are used to make the...