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Getting Back Into the Job Search After a Gap

New year, new you. Maybe you’ve been staying at home taking care of the kids for the past decade. Perhaps you dropped out of the workforce to care for your ailing parents. Whatever the reason, you’ve been out of the workforce for an extended amount of time, and now you’re ready to jump back in. […]

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What’s the Best Job Search Website: Part 1

What’s the Best Job Search Website: Part 1

The pros and cons of the most popular job search sites Our Assessment Indeed. Monster. CareerBuilder. They are considered the titans of the job search scene. If you’re applying online, chances are you’ve visited some of these sites. If you haven’t, you’ve been doing your job search game a huge disservice. Each site has its […]

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How to Get Hired Quickly in 2018

Make 2018 your year The new year is a time for resolutions, both big and small. Maybe you’ve decided to spend more time with your kids, get to the gym more often, cook a new dish, or start a new hobby. And then there’s your biggest resolution of all—getting a new job. The key to […]

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The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories

The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories

The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories Big, audacious goals are important. Most companies put extensive research and strategy into setting annual goals that will guide their workforces throughout the year and serve as the finish line looming on the horizon. And when those goals are achieved, a celebration often follows to thank everyone for their […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2017

Your favorite MOU blogs from the past year 2017 is over, and it was a big year for Movin’ On Up. With nearly 141,000 page-views in 2017 and a grand total of 3,398 comments since our inception, we’re growing fast. And it’s all thanks to you! Our staff is made up of writers and industry […]

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Don’t Let Your Resume Freeze

Don’t Let Your Resume Freeze

Melt the ice away with these helpful blogs! Resumes are tough. They’re only a series of words on a page, but they’re the deciding factor on whether you get in the door for a job interview. If you start to improve your resume now, you’re more likely to succeed in the new year. Here are […]

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Thanksgiving Lessons for Your Job Search

Thanksgiving Lessons for Your Job Search

Stuff your job search turkey with holiday cheer. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together and celebrate with friends and family. Juicy turkeys, delicious stuffing, piping hot pies, and wonderful conversation make the holiday memorable. There’s just something about thankfulness (and eating) that brings us all together. After Thanksgiving is over, you’ll be refreshed […]

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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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