Why your personal brand is really what matters

As a young professional in today’s competitive job market, developing your personal brand is an essential step in any successful job hunt. Regardless of your career field or background, your personal brand is something that will help you beyond even interviews and applications. A personal brand allows you to show the world how you are […]

Get the internship you want through smart networking

Internships can be an incredible stepping stone on the path towards your dream career. They are a chance for you to try your chosen job and industry on for size and make sure it’s the right direction for you. It’s also a valuable chance for you to meet new people and prove yourself–and maybe even […]

How to create the ultimate career network

Standing out in a sea of resumes can seem nearly impossible. So what can you do to set yourself apart and land the job of your dreams? Make connections. A candidate with an in-house recommendation has a much better chance of getting noticed.  Insider contacts are advantages for job seekers, so the deeper and more […]

Why being yourself is best in a job interview

You’re amazing–and you need to make sure the interviewer knows it. Standing apart from the hoards of other job candidates means showing your interviewers how you’re different. This is where it pays to express your own personality, rather than exhibiting a rigid, polished, robotic side.  Of course, expressing your personality doesn’t mean being overly familiar […]

Find out how to be prepared – and ace your interview!

The art of practicing for an interview is different to anything else entirely. Many college students have little to no experience on handling interview questions, especially big ones that have the potential to earn you a spot at your dream internship. There’s no way of knowing what they might ask, but being prepared and practising […]

What NOT to do in a job interview

Every job interview, no matter who you are, is a stressful experience. And there are certain realities everyone needs to face. No interview or job application process will go absolutely perfectly. Mistakes are likely happen. That’s just life. The trick is to make sure they aren’t the kind of mistakes that will completely tank your […]

How to proofread your resume to perfection

Writing your resume, especially for the first time, can be a stressful experience. Figuring out what format to use, what details to include and how much detail to offer can be hard. The most important part of writing a great resume is making sure it’s clear, concise, and free of mistakes. Here are eight proofreading […]

Get expert resume-writing tips to help you succeed

Being fresh out of college and job hunting in the real world can be stressful, and for many people, having to perfect a resume can often make things more confusing. Luckily it doesn’t have to be that way!  There are a few tips and tricks when it comes to writing a resume that can get […]

Fast track your career with top tips from Golden Key

Welcome to the Golden Key Career Series! We know you have a bright future ahead of you. You work hard and you deserve to see all of your dreams come true. But we know that dipping your toe into the professional world can be hard. This series is designed to help you navigate three of […]