Category: Jobseeking Tips

Featured Image: Making the Most out of Your Personal References

Making the Most out of Your Personal References

July 29, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips

The personal reference list is often overlooked, but is, in truth, essential. Your resume may get you an interview, but your references will get you the job. Speaking with references is an easy way for employers to verify the information on your resume and to get an idea of who you are. Choosing job references […]

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Using Social Media During a Career Transition

July 25, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips

For most of us, social media is a big part of life these days. It should, at least, be a part of your career. While social media can certainly be distracting and time-consuming, it is, more often than not, beneficial to career advancement. Social media has made networking faster and more effective than ever. 92 […]

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Finding the Right fit with the Four C’s

July 1, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips

When job hunting, it’s easy to get caught up in convincing employers of what you can do for them. The job market is competitive and it’s normal to fear losing out on a good opportunity. But what the company can do for you is just as important. An effective relationship between an organization and its […]

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Recruiter’s Call

May 15, 2016 | Jobseeking Tips, Videos

TalentBridge Vice President Carrie Quinlan explains what to do when preparing to talk to your recruiter for the first time!

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What Recruiters Want in 2015

February 24, 2015 | Jobseeking Tips

The current employment market is the strongest it’s been in the past six years. More than one-third of U.S. companies expect to add employees in 2015. That’s encouraging news for job seekers. But it’s not enough just to know that companies are hiring. You need to have an accurate read on exactly what they’re looking […]

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Using Sales Strategies to Get a Job Offer

November 21, 2014 | Jobseeking Tips

If you think about it, a job search is very similar to a sales pitch. You’re tasked with marketing yourself to companies as the best possible candidate for the job. It’s not enough to simply submit a resume and hope for the best ─ you need to make it clear why you’re the perfect fit […]

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Job Search and Negotiation in a Negative Economy

July 15, 2013 | Jobseeking Tips

While the economy tries to show signs of recovery, the jobs market doesn’t. This fact makes looking for a job today challenging. With unemployment rates at the highest level for people across the board, including white collar workers as well as new graduates, the job market is bleak. If you find yourself in a position […]

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Does Your Online Reputation Convey Your Employability?

September 19, 2012 | Jobseeking Tips

Social media can not be ignored any longer. Facebook and Twitter, the two largest, have changed the way personal and professional lives are displayed for everyone to see. Everything you do is now online. You’re kids birthdays are posted online. You’re rants about the election are online. Your college affiliation is online, not to mention […]

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Tips for Job Hunters

August 30, 2012 | Jobseeking Tips

Despite the addition of 163K new jobs in the economy in July of 2012, the unemployment rate in the U.S. remains unchanged – and is currently hovering at 8.3%. With so many people out of work or looking for a second job to supplement their income, the job market has never been tougher. So how […]

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