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The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which completely contradicts other advice you’ll find) that it can easily overwhelm you…. Read more »

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Salaries are rising, and competition for skilled talent is heating up as companies expand their teams. Although that means it may be easier to find a job, you’ll still need a top-notch resume to land the position you want most. Here are some tips to help you highlight skills on your resume to stand out… Read more »

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Use these tips to foster fruitful relationships with recruiters and land your next job. When you’re searching for a new job, working with a skilled recruiter can make all the difference. A recruiter can help open doors to your dream company, provide input on your marketing materials, and coach you on what works and doesn’t… Read more »

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If your résumé and cover letter have been impressive enough to get you an interview, the job could be yours—provided you perform well at the interview. Even the most seasoned professional can get flustered and spoil their chances, so with a little preparation, you can avoid these common interview blunders: Not Doing Your Research You… Read more »

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Job board sites like Indeed or SimplyHired make it seem easy to apply for a job online. They have a system that keeps your resumé in tow to readily submit. And many offer One Click Application services, auto-filling your personal information in the designated areas. However, I’m willing to bet you’ve never even received a… Read more »

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If you have the idea that creating a top-notch resume is difficult today, that’s probably because you’re not aware of some outstanding free tools. The days of traditional paper resumes are over, and now, nearly everyone has the opportunity to craft a creative, artistic document that is striking and distinct. It’s time to make your… Read more »

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One of the comments I get over and over again from unemployed job seekers is to do whatever you can to keep the job you have, unless you’re ready to move on and have a new job lined up. If you are unhappy with your job, before turning in your resignation, take a look at these… Read more »

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You have your job interview scheduled—congratulations! Now it’s time to prepare, and we’ve got you covered. In this article you’ll learn: How to practice your answers to interview questions Prepare your own questions for employers Make a great first impression What to bring to the interview Tips on good manners and body language How to… Read more »

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Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong. Nearly every industry uses LinkedIn to find and vet job candidates, and over 90% of recruiters rely on the site, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. So your profile can’t just be a storage… Read more »

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Due to the overwhelming response most job postings get, many organizations choose to screen applicants in telephone interviews in order to narrow the pool of candidates. This often goes for internal candidates as well. Phone interviewers save organizations time and money. This is especially true when hiring for management and senior executive level positions because… Read more »