Category: Jobseeking Tips

Featured Image: Tips for Using LinkedIn to Help You Land Your Next Job

Tips for Using LinkedIn to Help You Land Your Next Job

Your LinkedIn page almost always serves as the first impression you make on potential employers, so it’s essential that you make it a good one. In fact, a Bullhorn survey of more than 160,000 recruiters found that 97 percent of respondents use LinkedIn to find job candidates and 64 percent use only LinkedIn for recruiting. […]

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Featured Image: New Year, New Job? Three Questions to Answer Before you Begin a Job Search

New Year, New Job? Three Questions to Answer Before you Begin a Job Search

As the calendar rolls over to 2019, the tight labor market shows no signs of loosening. That, combined with the tendency of people to consider making changes in their lives at the beginning of the year, likely means a slew of new job seekers in the coming weeks. If you think you might be one […]

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Featured Image: How to land a job if you’re an introvert

How to land a job if you’re an introvert

June 18, 2018 | Interview Tips, Jobseeking Tips

There’s countless advice out there on how to interview for a job, but what if you’re an introvert? All the tips in the world can’t completely counteract an introverted nature, but you can do some things to help you make it through the interview. If you’re not an introvert, you might not know exactly what […]

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How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

April 23, 2018 | Jobseeking Tips

When you’re checking out potential employers online, don’t forget—they’re looking at you, too! According to a survey on the role of social media in hiring today, 92% of employers use social media for hiring—and not just for checking out applicants. Many employers are using social media to proactively look for talent. This isn’t necessarily bad news […]

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Featured Image: 3 Reasons Why You Can’t Get a Job – Think quality, not quantity!

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Get a Job – Think quality, not quantity!

February 26, 2018 | Jobseeking Tips

Job hunting can be frustrating, especially when the search goes on for weeks, or even months. You wake up early each day and get to hunting, always mindful that you need to meet your quota—that magic number of applications per day or week to submit. If you blast out enough resumes and fill out enough […]

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Featured Image: It’s the most wonderful (networking) time of the year!

It’s the most wonderful (networking) time of the year!

November 23, 2017 | Career Advice, Jobseeking Tips

It’s easy to think of the holidays as a time to take a break, forget about advancing your career, and focus on the turkey, stuffing, and pie. After all, aren’t things always slow this time of year? Businesses are far too busy closing this year’s deals and preparing for the new year to care about […]

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Building Your Personal Brand

November 20, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips

Becoming who you want to be—or rather, who you want to be seen as—doesn’t mean abandoning who you really are. It just means determining what your best attributes are and using them to build your brand. Building your brand is more important than ever—and easier than ever, thanks to the internet. But why is branding […]

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How to Write a Cover Letter

October 30, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips, Resume Tips

As we say frequently in our blog, job hunting isn’t easy. It takes work to find work. And applying for a job you really want adds an extra layer of anxiety. So what can you do to ensure that you get called in for an interview? Grab their attention—with your cover letter! Many candidates don’t […]

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What to Wear to a Job Interview

October 23, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips

Preparing for a job interview can be tough on the nerves. After you’ve researched the company, practiced your answers to potential questions and made a plan to arrive on time (or better yet, early!), what else is there?—What to wear to a job interview. It may seem simple, but it’s something a lot of people […]

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How to Prepare for a Phone Interview

October 16, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips

You’ve probably heard countless tips on preparing for job interviews. A lot of the focus tends to be on wearing the right thing, maintaining eye contact and showing up early. But what if you’re scheduled for a phone interview? For a lot of people, phone interviews  take a lot of the anxiety out of the […]

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