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Holiday Job Tips

Holiday Job Tips

Sleigh bells are ringing—what are you waiting for? Whether you’re unemployed and looking for work or employed but looking for a change, the holidays can be a great time to jump start your job search. Seasonal jobs, for instance, can be both a way to pay the bills and stepping stones on the way to […]

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How to Find a Job

How to Find a Job

Are you hitting every stop on your way to job search success? Finding a job isn’t easy. However, there are a number of online and in-person resources you can use to take your job search to the next level! These include job boards, social media, building your network, and attending job fairs. All of those […]

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How to Stay Relevant in Your Job Search

Get out there and make yourself memorable. Finding a job can take a long time—time spent at home scouring the web for job opportunities, using search engines to research companies, or finding commonly asked interview questions. Being unemployed for months or even years can result in an unwanted gap on your resume. The best way […]

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What’s Your Go-To Social Network for Finding a Job

A few months ago, we polled readers, asking them what their go-to social network was for finding a job. The results leaned toward LinkedIn with 51% of the vote. “Other” followed in second with 29%, with Facebook close behind at 20%. Twitter, surprisingly (given the popularity of the platform), received 0% of the vote. “Other” […]

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5 Steps to Getting a Job Offer

From job search to interview to final offer, we’re here to help. A job search is stressful for numerous reasons. Chief among the rest—you need money to support yourself and your family. Secondary concerns include finding your professional persona, the sheer force of will and attention it takes to job search for hours every day, […]

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Why Companies Don’t Respond After an Interview

You thought the interview went well, but never heard back. Why? Going through an interview is stressful enough, but it’s waiting for a response afterwards that can really get an applicant’s head spinning. Did they like me? Was I good enough? What could I have done better? To make sure you stay in the loop, […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Give Up On Your Job Search

You may want to quit your job search, but what happens when you actually do? The job search isn’t easy. It’s the internet equivalent of cold calling: knocking on doors and hoping someone is interested in your product. Except the product is you. Every time you fail to get an interview or don’t make it […]

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What’s Your Go-To Social Network for Finding a Job?

Finding a job is hard. Finding a job without any connections is even harder. You can only spend so many hours online sending out resumes before the entire process makes you batty. You should pair any online job search efforts with networking in the real world. Go to industry events and meet people. If there […]

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Interview Tips: Do This, DON’T Do That

You’ve spent days applying and sent in what feels like a thousand resumes. And now you finally have an interview. This is when the nerves start kicking in. What should you say? What should you wear? Do you know anything about the industry? We’re here to help. Review this list of dos and don’ts to […]

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How to Tell Your Interviewer You Were Fired

The interview is going great—you ace every question, have a great rapport with the interviewer, and are pretty much perfect for the job. But then, your prospective employer asks about your last position and why you weren’t there very long. Memories of a company shakeup and a newly minted (but hardly qualified) boss showing you […]

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