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Get organized in job search

5 Ways to Get Organized and Save Time in Your Job Search

Job searching takes time. Lots of time. Much of this time is wasted on tasks that can be simplified–if not completely cut out–by getting organized during the job search process. Here are five tips to help you get organized in your job search so you aren’t bogged down with busy-work. With your new found time, […]

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best time of year for job hunting

3 Reasons Winter is THE BEST TIME to Job Hunt

Recruiters agree, according to this Monster.com article, that recruiting cycles occur in waves. Although personally not a fan of winter and the cold weather that comes with it, I’ll acknowledge the one upside: January and February are hands down the BEST time to job hunt. Here’s why: #1 Companies Have Their Foot Back on the […]

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get a new job in 2018

Want a New Job in 2018? Get Your Game Plan Together Now

Do you ever reach the end of a year only to realize that you accomplished none of your career goals? Have you been thinking about a move to a new job for ages, but doing nothing about it? Let 2018 be the year that you take control of your future. Stop complaining about your current […]

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make your job search more effective

Make Your Job Search More Effective With These 8 Productivity Tools

It’s not easy managing a full-throttle job search. From conducting research to sending emails, boosting your brand on social media to remembering to follow up. While cloning yourself or creating more hours in the day isn’t yet a reality – these 8 tips and tools will help you make your job search easier and more […]

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how to find a full time remote job

How To Find Remote Jobs – 6 Tips

More and more people are working remotely today. Arrangements that allow people to work from home have grown 80 percent since 2005, which helps families that often relocate, like those in the military, find consistent work. Here are some GREAT reasons to try to find a full time remote job: Flexibility to take care of […]

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how to write a job application cover letter with no experience

How To Write A Cover Letter With No Work Experience

Crafting an articulate cover letter is challenging for all job seekers. But if you have little or no work experience, the stakes are higher. It’s more challenging to prove your value when you don’t have a series of professional accomplishments to back up your assertions. On the bright side, you probably have more to offer an […]

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best tech job boards

The 45 Best Tech Job Boards for 2018

Tech is a popular industry to work in, partly because most tech jobs pay very well. But where can you find jobs with great tech companies? Well, job boards are one place you can start. We put together this list of the 45 best tech job boards so you can quickly and easily find jobs in […]

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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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applying for out of state jobs

Applying For Out Of State Jobs? How To Get Hired

  I’m asked about this a lot: How to apply for out-of-state jobs. It’s not easy- You need to avoid discrimination based on your location, handle complicated interview and travel schedules, and more. There’s a reason so many people become frustrated soon after they start applying for jobs out of state. Fortunately I’ve helped a lot of […]

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How to find a job without any work experience

How To Find A Job Without Any Work Experience

This is a very common question/problem, so if you’re wondering the best way to find jobs without any work experience you’re definitely not alone… and you’re in the right place. Let’s get started… I’m going to show you the best ways to find a job without any experience. 1. Tailor your resume and job application for every […]

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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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discriminated against in job search hiring process

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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