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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 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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Career Change at age 50+

How to Make a Job or Career Change at 50+

Going through a job or career change at 50+ can be challenging, especially if you’ve been with the same company for years. Fortunately there are a few things you can do to make sure you get interviews and end your job search successfully. We invited professional resume writer Virginia Franco to share 7 “musts” when changing jobs or careers […]

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Effective Job Search Networking in 3 Steps: Identify, Connect, Reciprocate

A standout resume and LinkedIn profile are only half of the battle for job seekers. The second, and equally important half, is getting your profile in front of the right people. That’s where networking comes in. Effective networking is how you get your resume in front of the perfect person at the perfect time for […]

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what to do when you can't find a job in your field

What To Do When You Can’t Find a Job In Your Field – 11 Smart Ideas

So you finished school, got your degree and you’re excited to use it. But what happens when you can’t find a job in your field? I’m going to show you 11 things you can do right away. Sit back, relax, grab a notepad so you remember all of this, and then scroll down to get started. […]

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What’s the Best Day and Time to Apply for Jobs Online?

So you’re wondering… Is there a best day to apply for jobs online? What about the best time throughout the day? We did some research and here’s what you need to know: The Best Time to Apply for Jobs Online: (for the best days, check the next section. This section covers what time to send in your […]

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should i use a recruiter to find a job

Should I Use a Recruiter in My Job Search?

You need a new job and you want it to be as painless as possible. So you’re wondering… “Should I use a recruiter in my job search?” The answer is “it depends.” I’m going to show you how to decide for yourself if you should use a recruiter. First things first… we need to separate the two […]

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find the perfect job

The One Tool You Need to Find the Perfect Job

Trying to find the perfect job is stressful. If you choose a well-fitted role, you can set yourself up for an enjoyable and productive work life. However, if you end up in a role you aren’t well suited for, you could end up spending years unfulfilled. To make this important decision, most recruiting processes today […]

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why cant i find a job

Why Can’t I Find a Job? 16 Common Reasons

If you’ve been job searching for more than a month and haven’t gotten the results you want, this article is going to help you answer “Why can’t I find a job?” Go through the scenarios below, decide which one describes your situation best, and read what you need to do to fix it and get hired! “Why Can’t I […]

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how to outsmart online job application systems

How to Outsmart Online Job Application Systems

I received an email last week from a Boston University Graduate, Amanda Wilks, with a really great idea of a topic to cover: How to outsmart online job application systems. She was open to writing the full article to teach you everything you need to know. So I’ll let her take it from here… How to Create a […]

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How One Of My Readers Got 3 Interviews – And a Job Offer – In Less Than 1 Hour on LinkedIn (Case Study)

The brutal truth of job searching is this: If you want to find a job fast, you need to apply a LOT. It doesn’t matter how good your resume is. Why? Companies post job openings and then change their mind. Or they change the requirements. Or they decide to “hold off” for a month, which turns into three months or forever. […]

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How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

LinkedIn Job Search Secrets: Find a Job Quickly and Easily (VIDEO)

Here’s the biggest problem with job searching online: Sending out more than a few applications takes FOREVER. It’s a pain in the ass. Creating a login and password on multiple sites. Uploading a resume and then having to fill the exact same info into a form. And after all this you might not even hear back. There […]

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