How to Accept a Job Offer: From Email Examples to Negotiation

Yay, you were offered a job at a great company! You should jump on this opportunity as soon as possible, right? Hold up there just one second. Job offers are exciting for lots of reasons: they

CandidatesCollege StudentsResume Tips

How Studying Abroad Makes You Hirable

You’re back after a semester of studying abroad. You know that you just spent a semester on your own in a foreign country and aren’t the same person as when you left, but how do you synthesize

In The WorkplaceInternships

How to Have a Great First Day as an Intern

The day has finally come – the first day of your new job/internship. You wake up in the morning, probably after not sleeping the night before, half because you are excited and half because

CandidatesInterviewsResume Tips

Tips For Choosing Your Job References

References might be a bigger deal than you think. Believe It or not, references can make or break your job prospects, so it’s extremely important to choose them wisely. Even if you had a great


The Right Way to Turn Down a Job Offer

You got a job offer! Awesome!   Maybe…   Ok so not all jobs are what you might have hoped them to be and that’s ok! There’s more fish in the sea. So what do you do when it’s time to say


Do Hiring Managers Check My Social Media?

The short answer? Yes. You might be interested in our long answer, though. The one that covers Why? What do they look for? And what turns them off? Check out the post and learn what you should


How to Follow up After a Job Interview When You Haven’t Heard a Response (With Example Email)

We get it. Applying for a job is no easy task. It can take hours to find a job that looks like a good fit, fill out an application, edit your resume, rewrite your cover letter, and send it all to

A Day In The LifeIn The WorkplaceStarting Lineup

The Starting Lineup: Juan Cobos (Operations Manager, Negotiatus)

Name: Juan Cobos Company: Negotiatus Founders: Zach Garippa and Tom Jaklitsch Role: Operations Manager Employee/hire #: 4 How big is company Negotiatus now: 27 How long have you been at


How to Talk About Why You’re Leaving Your Old Company

First of all… Why do employers ask, “Why did you leave your last job?” There are many reasons why a hiring manager is almost guaranteed to ask you this during your next job interview. First, they


How fast should your hiring process be? What we can learn from Goldilocks

When it comes to hiring, many employers spend their time and energy on finding that perfect candidate. Where do you discover the best people? How do you attract their interest? What’s the best

CandidatesCollege Students

How to Manage a Side Gig in College or Working Full-time

It’s not always easy to get your foot in the door of a new career, even if you just graduated with a degree in that same field. And as much as it might be fun to snag part-timeme job at the new

CandidatesIn The Workplace

How To Be An Employee Who Acts Like An Owner

During the industrial revolution, company owners wanted to break down work and production into the smallest and simplest task possible so workers could easily be trained to do one job and one job

CandidatesCollege StudentsResume Tips

How to Build Your Resume In College

They say college is the best 4 (or 5 or 6) years of your life. Sure, have a blast! But don’t leave college not knowing what to put on your resume. If you’re worried about having a ghost town of a

A Day In The LifeCandidatesCollege Students

The Starting Lineup: Ian Robert (Head of Growth, Scouted)

Welcome to our first interview/post in a series we are calling The Starting Lineup: Stories and advice from early stage startup employees. In these interviews, we will be chatting with people who


How to Rock Your Phone Interview

Phone interviews have become increasingly common simply because more jobs are receiving more and more applicants per listing. If you receive an invitation for a phone interview, you can pretty

CandidatesResume Tips

How to Keep Your Resume to One Page (And Why You Should)

We all know it. The competition to snag a high-demand job is fierce and every little bit of resume power helps. Or does it? One thing we see a lot here at Scouted is young job seekers, either