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Using #Hashtags in Your Job Search

By | February 29th, 2016|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|

I know you may be thinking that hashtags have no place in your job search, but they can actually help you. As an example, when you put hashtags in LinkedIn, they can be searched. Hashtags can also be searched on Twitter. You can use hashtags such as #jobsearch or use one that is a position [...]

How to Write the Perfect Thank You Note After Your Interview

By | February 12th, 2016|Blog, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Job Search|

It is really important to send a thank you note after having your interview. Taking the time to do so shows you are genuinely interested in the position. Since most candidates interviewed will send a thank you note, if you don’t send one out, then you certainly won’t get the job. According to a survey [...]

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Why Goal Setting is Important to Your Career

By | February 8th, 2016|Blog, Job Search|

Whether you are in what feels like a dead end job or on a career track to bigger and better opportunities, it’s important to set goals for yourself. Setting goals gives you a sense of direction so you don’t feel lost in life. You can set goals for your career and go about how to [...]

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Resume Flaws that Can Make or Break Your Job Search

By | January 14th, 2016|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|

Your resume demonstrates your skills, experience, and capabilities of performing a job. When you have flaws in your resume, this can destroy your chances of getting called in for an interview. So, you want to be very cautious of the image your resume is portraying. It can make you appear incompetent to do the job [...]

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Job Search

By | December 18th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|

Many managers look at your online presence when receiving your resume and cover letter. They review your social media profiles to see what pictures you have posted and what you have written. So think twice before posting something. Is it something that you would want a prospective employer to see? If you have already posted [...]

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I’m Over 50. How Should My Job Search Be Different?

By | December 9th, 2015|Blog, Job Search|

“The average duration of unemployment for job seekers age 55 and older was 54.3 weeks in December 2014. That's more than five months longer than the 28.2 weeks younger workers remain unemployed,” according to an AARP Public Policy Institute analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data (Source). Here are some tips on how to search [...]

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Preparing for the Interview

By | November 20th, 2015|Blog, Interviewing|

Imagine this: There is a company you really want to work with. You work really hard on polishing up your resume and writing the perfect cover letter. A week after sending your documents, you get a call from the HR department saying they want to schedule an interview. You are super excited, but know now [...]

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How to Write a Cover Letter That Stands Out

By | November 18th, 2015|Blog, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters|

There are many job seekers that put together a polished resume and then throw together a quick cover letter. It’s important to know that the cover letter is just as important. A cover letter is the first thing a prospective employer looks at. The cover letter will help them make the decision to read the [...]

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How to Find a Job During the Holidays

By | November 13th, 2015|Blog, Job Search|

The holidays always bring about change. We think about how we want the approaching New Year, to be different and better. One part of our lives we think about changing is our job. It might seem like a hopeless endeavor to search for a new job, as you might think no one is hiring. That [...]

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Top 7 Questions to Ask Your Resume Writer

By | November 11th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|

Maybe you have been trying to put together a resume for yourself for a while. You feel like you have been trying really hard to find that perfect job but your resume just isn’t landing you any interviews. You feel frustrated as you know you are qualified, but the phone don’t ring! So, you decide [...]

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