Is freelancing worth it - pros and cons

Is Freelancing Worth It? (Pros and Cons)

Freelancing can earn you a high income while giving you freedom that you wouldn’t enjoy in a full-time job. But it does come with risks and downsides, especially in the first year. So coming up, we’re going to look at the pros and cons of freelancing to decide it’s worth it for you. After reading […]

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How to List Accomplishments on a Resume - Examples

How to List Accomplishments on a Resume (35+ Examples)

Listing accomplishments on your resume can get you more job interviews, but there’s a right and wrong way to do it.  And many job seekers waste a big opportunity by not knowing: What type of accomplishments to include (and what to leave off) The two best places to put these achievements on your resume to […]

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what can you bring to the company and job - interview answers

“What Can You Bring to the Company?” Best Answers

There are a couple of reasons that employers ask what you can bring to their company or job, and you need to be ready to answer with confidence if you want to get hired! In this article, I’ll walk you through why interviewers ask this question, what qualities they’re looking for, the best ways to […]

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why are you looking for a new job - best answer examples

How to Answer “Why Are You Looking for a New Job?” (6 Examples)

If you’re looking for a new position or trying to change jobs, employers are going to ask why! And if you don’t have a convincing answer, it could cost you the opportunity. So in this article, I’ll walk you through the following: Why interviewers ask, “Why are you looking for a new job?” How to […]

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Is Upwork Worth It - Review for Freelancers

Is Upwork Worth It? Review for Freelancers

I launched a successful freelance career on Upwork and helped many friends do the same. But the platform has become more competitive and introduced new fees for freelancers. So is it still worth the time and effort? And can you still make good money on Upwork? In this article, I’m going to give you a […]

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second round interview questions

28 Common Second Round Interview Questions

If you’re preparing for a second job interview, you’re in the right place. I’m going to share the top second round interview questions… based on my experience as a recruiter. You’re also going to get tips for answering and the common variations for each question so that you’re fully-prepared and NEVER caught off-guard in the […]

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online job search tips and techniques

32 Great Job Search Tips (Find a Job Online)

I’ve shared hundreds of tips on LinkedIn based on my experience as a recruiter, and was even named a LinkedIn Top Voice for it. This article is a compilation of my best job hunting tips and advice, taken from my posts that have received the most positive feedback from job seekers and other career experts. […]

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final round job interview questions and answers

11 Final Interview Questions to Prepare For

If you’re preparing for a final round job interview, this article will help immediately. We’re going to look at three critical factors: The top 11 final job interview questions to know Steps for how to prepare for a final interview and what to expect overall My #1 little-known tip for how to succeed in a […]

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how to answer are you a leader or a follower - interview examples

How to Answer “Are You a Leader or Follower?” (Interview Question)

Don’t get caught off-guard next time an employer asks you, “Are you a leader or a follower?” There are a couple of key things they’re looking for, and one particular reason they’re asking! So in this article, I’m going to explain how to give the best possible answer based on my experience as a recruiter. […]

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Are coding bootcamps worth it

Are Coding Bootcamps Worth It In 2021?

The opinions and assessments shared on Career Sidekick are our own. We may earn commissions from purchases made after visiting links on our site. If you’re wondering whether you should pay for a programming bootcamp, then this article is for you. After working as a tech recruiter, I’m going to reveal whether coding bootcamps are […]

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Best online coding bootcamps to learn programming

18 Best Online Coding Schools and Bootcamps (Review)

The opinions and assessments shared on Career Sidekick are our own. We may earn commissions from purchases made after visiting links on our site. As a former tech recruiter, I’ve seen a lot of online coding bootcamps. I’ve also talked to many software engineers about which schools deliver the best results. …And which ones help […]

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How to Ask a Professor for a Letter of Recommendation or Reference

How to Ask a Professor for a Letter of Recommendation

If you’re wondering how to ask for a recommendation letter from a professor, then this article is for you. We’re going to look at steps and examples of how to ask a professor to be a reference or write you a recommendation for grad school or getting a job. We’ll also look at what to […]

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