For those searching for a new job, it can be a daunting and thankless process. From writing those cover letters to networking in a way that doesn't feel icky; there's a lot that goes on. In my own job searches, I found ways that have made it less frustrating and dare I say even a little enjoyable.
Research is an important step in the various stages of a job search. The more you know about a company, the better prepared you will be during interviews and when evaluating offers to make sure the company is the right fit for you. I’ll be sharing some tips on what and how to research effectively.
Whether you are a job seeker, career changer, or someone looking to grow yourself in your career, it’s important to make sure your profile presents you in the best way possible for the types of opportunities and employers you want to attract either now or down the road.
There seems to be a lot of misinformation about networking, which makes people feel uncomfortable with networking or knowing how to effectively network. Here's how to close networking meetings to continue the conversation.
Join us on May 4 - May 6 for Teal’s Career Growth Summit, with inspiring keynotes, hands-on workshops and a Reverse Career Fair to empower you and your career growth!
Building relationships with new professionals is an important part of moving towards a fulfilling career that is aligned with your future goals. It can be helpful if you are looking to pivot careers, change jobs, or grow yourself in your current role.
It can be difficult or uncomfortable to talk about money, but it is something that you need to prepare for and practice in order to maximize your value when negotiating salary during a job interview.
As a job seeker, you don’t have to be an expert on the target market, but it makes a big difference if you can at least identify with the problem the company is scrambling to address.
An introduction to Teal Work Styles and the framework behind our proprietary assessment to help you build self-awareness.
A short guide to the different types of employee equity and what you need to know when accepting startup equity.
Don’t just rely on the big job boards like LinkedIn and Indeed. There are many niche job boards out there for various job functions, industries, and affinity groups.
In an effort to better understand the dynamic of career paths we have been studying job descriptions to see what skills and abilities are required for roles at varying levels. Given the rise in demand for Growth Marketing roles, we started there.
Picking startups to grow your career at can be tough, but if you hit it, it can be rewarding in so many ways. What if I told you there were people you could follow that make a living trying to pick successful startups?
When considering joining a company, it’s important that you understand who their customers are and how they go to market.
Once you have a sense of who a company sells to, you then want to figure out what they sell and how they sell it (read: make money).
A brief summary of the common startup funding stages from pre-seed to IPO and what you can infer when evaluating potential companies as a job seeker
Career Growth is not linear. A person's first job, and even their current job, does not determine where they can go in the future. It’s clear that no matter what a person’s title is, they had to start from somewhere.
Keywords are not only important for your resume but also should be used to optimize your LinkedIn profile and be a part of your networking and interview conversations. Through this blog post, we walk you through why keywords are important and how to find the ones that are the most relevant to you.
We’re excited to welcome Amanda Goetz to Teal as our part-time CMO. Amanda comes with 15 years of marketing and start-up experience.
Collectively at Teal, we have reviewed over 600 LinkedIn profiles of people who are looking to grow their career. Some were looking for a job, others were trying to solidify their place as subject matter experts, and others were aiming for a career shift. Here are the most important LinkedIn best practices.
Since the pandemic began, we have been focused on helping people in one specific area of career growth: finding their next job. Now that our program attendees have landed new roles, it is the right time to go beyond just helping people with their job search.
There’s no denying that the state of managing careers has changed in 2020. That’s why we created the Career Growth Summit. Here are 6 reasons why you should register today.
Preparing for a job search takes more than just creating a resume. Through this blog post, we will walk you through how to prepare for a job search, how to add metrics to a resume, the importance of soft and hard skills, and how to present your best self.
When we need help in our careers, many try to do it on their own. By joining a group career coaching program, you can take your career to the next level and get the help you need with like-minded people.
Teal's Lead Engineer addresses the common problem in web development of creeping divergence between API documentation and API functionality and how our Engineering Team handles it.
Is everyone supposed to feel like they’re starting over because their employer changes, or am I different? Is my social, personal identity that tied to my work? Do people think differently of me based on what my job is? Do I act differently based on who my employer is? If I were unemployed, would I be in limbo between different versions of myself? Am I inadvertently acting like a deluded corporate chameleon?
The first step in looking for a new job is to plan your job search. You’ll learn how to make a job search plan, how to create a job search strategy, and what steps are needed to take your search to the next level.
Teal Career Guide, Staci Taustine, writes about her experience at Teal and our team's effort to create an authentic remote team culture.
Today we celebrate work and the work that has gone into making that possible. We celebrate Labor. Labor Day came at a time when people felt they had no collective influence against their employers and needed to come together to have a chance at creating change.
“So, what do you do for work?” "Did you find a job yet?" “How's the job hunting going?” I hated these questions when I was unemployed.
Teal is partnering up with Practice of Architecture to help the architectural and design community find new jobs or transition their career.
We’re excited to announce we’ve raised a 5 million dollar seed round from some incredible investors to help our plans become a reality.
Finding a new job in an industry in which you don’t have experience can be even more challenging. Here are 5 simple steps to start.
When you compare your career to others, you may actually impact your own morale and have negative effects on your job search.