Category: Jobseeking Tips

Featured Image: Building and Marketing Your Personal Brand

Building and Marketing Your Personal Brand

Building and Marketing Your Personal Brand When working with someone who’s looking for their next job opportunity, one of the first questions a career coach will ask is: “What do you want to do?” It’s a more difficult question to answer than you might think. Even though candidates are looking to start fresh, they’ll often […]

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Answering the Dreaded, “Tell Me About Yourself”

Think back on all the job interviews you’ve had. How many times has the interviewer opened with, “Tell me about yourself.”? How many times have you floundered to interpret what that means or come up with a succinct answer on the spot? It’s a common scenario. Time and time again interviewers stump interviewees with that […]

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Featured Image: The Importance of Soft Skills in an Automated World

The Importance of Soft Skills in an Automated World

Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are making their way into every industry, changing job roles and responsibilities across the board. The skills hiring managers looked for on resumes five years ago are not the skills they emphasize now when looking for candidates. In many cases, hard skills (definable, teachable abilities) have taken a back seat […]

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Featured Image: Making a Great First Impression: Interview Dos & Don’ts

Making a Great First Impression: Interview Dos & Don’ts

Our experience shows that most hiring professionals almost always know within the first three minutes of an interview whether they’ll recommend moving a candidate to the next level. To get you started on the right foot with a potential employer, here are some dos and don’ts to take into consideration when preparing for your first-round […]

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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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