Facebook Job Search

Facebook Job Search – Taking Your Job Search Social

Have you been thinking about taking your job search social? Here’s a few things you should know before you launch your Facebook job search. Like it or not, everything you do online is potentially available to anyone who Googles your name, including employers! And with research indicating that the majority of recruiters check search engines […]

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Optimized Resume

Get Hired – Love Your Job

You have been slogging through job boards for hours looking for that perfect position, and you finally find “the one.” It has the hours you want, the job you want to do, and the incentives are downright awesome. Before you click that submit button, you need to make sure your resume is going to be […]

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Interview Style

Interview Style – What’s Yours?

While you might think that making it to an interview is half the battle, the clothes you choose to wear also have a major impact on your interview. While you may have your own unique style, it might not be sending the message you want to convey. If you want to know what to wear […]

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Resume Keywords

Resume Keywords – What’s all the Fuss About?

When most people hear the word “keywords,” they automatically think about the words entered into search engines when looking for a product or information. However, if you’ve never considered that word in relation to your resume, you are missing out on landing the job you want. Resume keywords are quickly becoming the most important part […]

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Resume Optimization

Resume Optimization – Is It Worth the Effort?

  You spend hours working on your resume. You make sure there are no typos, all the spacing is perfectly aligned, and every bit of information is correct. Then, you find a position you want to apply to, and you slap your cover letter on it and hit submit. Now, you just sit back and […]

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Your Resume – What Do Hiring Managers REALLY Want?

Drafting a resume is quite possibly the most daunting task associated with finding a new job or career. After all, this is your one chance to sell yourself to someone so that he or she knows you are the right person for the job. So, do you know what hiring managers are actually looking for […]

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LinkedIn Connections: A Useful Resource for Your Job Search?

The answer is YES! Get signed up and create a professional LinkedIn profile, then connect to everyone you know. Optimize LinkedIn as a job search resource.  Once you see a job listing at a company that you would like to apply, search for contacts at the company on LinkedIn by using the “Companies” search bar.  […]

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Tough Job Market – 5 Job Search Tips That May Help

Yes, it’s tough out there.  And yes the days of submitting your resume to a prospective employer and anticipating a response are gone.  However, there are steps you can take to improve your odds of a call back. Check out 5 tips that may help improve your job search results in the current job market. 1.) Job Boards Employers […]

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How To Get The Highest Job Offer

The key to receiving the highest job offer is timing.  The best time to negotiate is after a job offer has been received.  Most companies have internal organizational charts which include salary ranges for each position.  For example, human resources professionals within a said company understand that they can offer a financial analyst with seven years of experience […]

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Your Chamber of Commerce: A Little Diamond in the Job Search Rough

There are a plethora of job search resources out there, from LinkedIn, to networking events, to taking advantage of career centers on campus. However, when you feel like your search methods have been exhausted, think about this: are you missing the most obvious option? For many, your local Chamber of Commerce isn’t the first place […]

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