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What Do Employers Look For During a Job Interview

What Do Employers Look For During a Job Interview

Hiring standards have changed dramatically over the years, and interviewers require more than ever from potential applicants. Long gone are the days of generic questions applicants could answer with a simple yes or no. Today’s employers don’t just want a candidate that can say yes to everything.

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How to Get Employers to Call You For a Job Interview

How to Get Employers to Call You For a Job Interview

Continually sending out resumes without getting a call back can be frustrating and demoralizing. While your resume may be fine, that is not good enough in today’s tough job market. Instead of focusing on presenting their skills in a resume, today’s job seekers need to take a

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How to Make an Impression After a Job Interview

How to Make an Impression After a Job Interview

Acing a job interview can give job seekers a huge dose of optimism. However, no matter how well you got along with the hiring manager, there is still work to be done to ensure you got the job. Don’t let another candidate swoop in to secure the

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How to Use LinkedIn to Boost Your Career

How to Use LinkedIn to Boost Your Career

Whether you are a recent college grad who is just entering the workforce or an experienced industry veteran, managing your career is a process that everyone must make time for. The good news is that newer technology, such as LinkedIn, makes this process easier, because it connects

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Resume Tips to Get More Interviews

Resume Tips to Get More Interviews

The main criteria that hiring managers use to identify interview candidates is their resume. No matter how accomplished, educated or experienced you are, if your resume doesn’t shine, you won’t get a call. If your phone has been unusually quiet, consider incorporating some of these resume tips

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How to Search for a New Job While Employed

How to Search for a New Job While Employed

One of the trickiest job seeker questions to answer is how to search for a new job while employed. Whether you have hit a wall at your current job or just don’t like it any longer, conducting a job search after updating your resume can be a

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How to Keep the New Job You Finally Landed

How to Keep the New Job You Finally Landed

Congratulations. You’ve just landed your dream job. Now that the hard work is over and search complete, it’s time to buckle down and plan your strategy for success. Now that you have the job you want, focus on how you will work to keep that job. Enjoy

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Top Reasons to Update Your Resume While Employed

Top Reasons to Update Your Resume While Employed

Keeping your resume updated is a no-brainer in today’s ever-changing workplace. However, many workers haven’t performed this important task since their last job search. For some, that may have been a decade ago. While layoff rumors send many scrambling to update their resumes, there are many reasons

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How to Tap Into the Hidden Job Market

How to Tap Into the Hidden Job Market

While many job seekers diligently review daily job postings, it is estimated that up to 80% of jobs are never even advertised. This hidden job market relies on networking and referrals to quickly and efficiently fill positions. That leaves many wondering how to tap into the hidden

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How to Use LinkedIn to Promote Your Personal Brand

How to Use LinkedIn to Promote Your Personal Brand

Most Internet-savvy job seekers know that LinkedIn is a highly valuable tool in the job search process. With over 150 million users, it is the number one professional network. However, many people simply use LinkedIn as an online resume, cutting and pasting sections from their traditional paper

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