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What’s the Best Job Search Website: Part 2

The pros and cons of the most popular social media job search sites Our Assessment In a previous article, we profiled the major job search websites and highlighted their differences. This time we’re focused on the job search portions of popular social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Each network is unique, with its […]

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Is Your Online Activity Costing You the Job?

Your lack of interviews could be due to what you said online years ago. The internet is a huge and wonderful place. You can search for tips on how to fix your sink, buy a used car, and leave a review for your favorite restaurant. However, it’s important to remember that anything you say online […]

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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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Poll Results: 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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Poll Results: How Do You Build Your Network Outside of Social Media

Although many take to the web to make connections, traditional networking is still incredibly important. Meeting someone in person leaves an impression that no amount of words on a screen can match. But there are many ways to do that. Toward the end of May we asked Movin’ On Up readers how they build their […]

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Poll: How Do You Build Your Network Outside of Social Media?

Poll: How Do You Build Your Network Outside of Social Media?

On a planet full of tweets and status updates, how do you meet people face-to-face? Whether it’s a night on the town with friends or meeting with a monthly professional group, networking has always been part of the employment scene. When it comes to pretty much any job, “who you know” really does matter. Which […]

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Resolve to Land a Job This Year

Resolutions can be great for personal and professional growth, but only if they are commitments that you truly want to see accomplished. You’ve probably heard the statistics, but it’s worth repeating: according to the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology, just 8% of people achieve their resolutions and less than half make it past […]

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Tips for Surviving Today’s Changing Workforce

Today’s workforce is in the middle of a transformation that is altering the way employees, new and old, work on a daily basis. With technological advances, a shift in the overall age and work style of employees, and more, it can be tough to discern how to effectively manage one’s career and be an effective […]

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Clean Up Your Social Media Accounts Today

Social media is a great way to express yourself and grant others insight into who you are. As a job seeker, it also provides a way for employers to find out more about you than what they’d find on your resume or application. In fact, a majority of employers will research potential candidates online to […]

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Mentoring in the Digital Age

Many successful people can say they’ve met at least one person who has left a significant positive impact on their life or career. That person may be a teacher, coach, boss, co-worker, or other important relationship. Today, an increasing number of professionals are seeking out mentors as a professional development tool, and through mentoring, many […]

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