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10 Reasons to Quit Your Job in the New Decade

10 Reasons to Quit Your Job in the New Decade

Happy New Year from all of us at Optimized Career Solutions! This January is an important month: not only are we ringing in the new year, but we’re ringing in a new decade. Forget posting on Instagram about where you were 10 years ago… have you thought about where...

3 Ultimate Tips for Writing an Epic Cover Letter

3 Ultimate Tips for Writing an Epic Cover Letter

It’s time. The company you’ve always dreamed about working for has posted those 2 glorious words: We're Hiring!   You’re getting so excited because YOU KNOW you have all the skills to rock this position. But reality starts to set in and you might find yourself...

3 Mindset Shifts to Nail Your Job Search

3 Mindset Shifts to Nail Your Job Search

We’ve all been there before, and if you’re reading this, chances are you’re there now. By ‘there,’ we mean the dreaded JOB HUNT. Job hunting can be so stressful, in fact, that people often find themselves stuck in dead-end jobs just to avoid it!   But guess what?...

7 Surprising Ways to Make a Stellar First Impression

7 Surprising Ways to Make a Stellar First Impression

First impressions are everything. It has literally been scientifically proven.    First impressions are also lasting impressions so you can see why they are so important.   Here are 7 ways to make sure you nail that first impression. 1) Body Language The way...

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Skills

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Skills

When is the last time you took a class or learned a new skill? Can’t remember?    Well, it’s time. Time to get your butt in gear and upgrade your skillset! With everything constantly changing and evolving it’s imperative that you stay up to date or you may become...