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face to face networking tips

Face-To-Face Networking Tips For Job Seekers

So, you decided it’s time to find a new job and you’re ready to get some interviews. As you send resumes via online company sites, job boards, and reconnect with old acquaintances on LinkedIn, don’t forget another important component to the job search—face-to-face networking. While today’s job search may revolve around Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and […]

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Should I Leave My Job? 5 Signs You Need To Get Out

Wondering if you need to leave your job?… keep reading and we’ll give you the answer you need. There are plenty of articles out there are on how to spot a toxic work environment, a horrible boss, or that you have outgrown your current job. But what are the personal signs that you need to be real […]

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Writing A Cover Letter That Stands Out And Gets Noticed

Writing A Cover Letter That Stands Out And Gets Noticed: 3 Parts

People have a love-hate relationship with cover letters. Most hate writing them. When it comes to hiring managers, some love them and some loathe them. In my experience, cover letters get read about half the time when they are not required and 100% of the time when they are. So it’s definitely important to spend […]

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women's labor laws

7 Important Women’s Labor Laws You Need To Know

While it’s true women have cracked the glass ceiling, don’t run over to dust up the shards just yet. Women have come far in the workplace, but there’s still a lot left to do. Part of doing this is being educated about current laws so you can use them to make sure you — and […]

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How To Clean Up Your Online Reputation When Something Negative Shows Up

When you start building your online brand, your biggest goal is to increase your visibility. You want people to be able to easily find you online. You want Google searches that include your name to lead back to you. But what happens if something bad is showing up when people search for you? In this […]

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How To Improve Your Resume (In Under 20 Minutes)

You recently received word of a job opportunity and need to send in your resume ASAP! You open up your resume and it’s… let’s just say it’s not the prettiest. Plus, you’re a busy person, don’t have hours to spend updating it and don’t want to dish out $200+ for a resume writer… Well, no […]

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ways to make your resume stand out

6 Powerful Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Having a resume that stands out is extremely important in a competitive job market like the one we’re in right now. And a few small changes can make the difference between getting a phone interview and never receiving a response after you click “submit”. So here are 6 important areas to focus on when writing any resume, and how to […]

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how to find a new job after being fired

How To Find A New Job After Being Fired (Without Losing Your Sanity)

Sometimes things don’t go quite as planned. Perhaps your last job was going along smoothly (or so you thought)—and then—you were fired. While you can certainly mourn the job loss and examine why it happened, the next step is clear—you have to find a new position. So, where do you start? Follow the steps below […]

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how to format your resume

How To Format Your Resume For Success

Nothing shuts down your job search faster than a resume with formatting issues. The checklist below will show you how to format your resume step-by-step so you don’t miss anything. Use this checklist to: Make sure your resume is ready when proofreading or editing Make sure you’re setting your resume up correctly when starting to write or update it. […]

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top 4 resume mistakes to avoid

These 4 Resume Mistakes Are Killing Your Job Search

There are a lot of resume mistakes to avoid and a ton of articles about the topic. It can get overwhelming, we know. So we decided to make it simpler and focus on what we call the “big 4”. This list will quickly walk you through 4 common and dangerous resume mistakes that will cost you […]

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How to Prepare for a Skype or Video Interview

Employers and universities are using more and more technology in their interview process… so don’t be surprised if your next interview includes a Skype or video call. But how can you get ready for your Skype or video interview if you’ve never actually participated in one before? Read on for tips on how to prepare — both the […]

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How to Tell If You’re Being Discriminated Against In Your Job Search

Discrimination in a hiring process is illegal, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. Unfortunately, preconceived notions and prejudices that the hiring manager personally holds may prevent you from getting a job that you’re qualified for. Job search discrimination can come in many different forms. From racial and age discrimination to sexist questions and attitudes, many […]

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