Category: Job Search & Career Spotlight

Tips for Modernizing Your Job Search

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The techniques you use to find a new position now shouldn’t necessarily be the same as they were the last time you were a job seeker. As time passes, certain methods become more effective while others become outdated. This is why it’s key to modernize the way you search....

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3 Underrated Job Search Tips

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There’s no single piece of advice that will guarantee you your dream job, but staying open to an input will always help you sharpen your job search practices. Some tips are more obvious than others, so let’s take a look at a few that typically aren’t addressed as often...

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5 Common Networking Mistakes

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Every job seeker needs a skill set relevant to the kind of work they’re looking for, but there is also a skill set needed for the process of job seeking itself. One of the most important is the ability to network effectively. See how much further you can get...

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As a Jobseeker, Do You Need a Personal Website?

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From large corporations to sole proprietorships, all kinds of commercial entities use websites to represent themselves online. They’re great for gaining a concise impression of the companies you apply to work for, but is it also necessary to create a website for yourself as a professional? Untapped Potential Hiring...

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Your Summer Job: Avoiding Common Mistakes

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For many companies across various industries, the job market can get pretty busy during summer. This is especially true for seasonal work, most often filled by students or recent graduates. If this is you, there are plenty of common pitfalls that you should be sure to avoid! During Your...

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Is Twitter an Appropriate Job Search Tool?

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When it comes to social media, the first platform that comes to mind for most job seekers is probably LinkedIn. However, it’s not the only one that can improve your search and connect you with creat companies. Twitter, for instance, may be more useful to you than you might...

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Resolutions: How to Set the Right Career Goals

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The most successful professionals you know probably have a number of things in common, but one of the most important is that they all know how to set goals for themselves. However, doing so isn’t as simple as knowing what you want. It’s about clarity, determination, and focus. Organizing...

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Are the Holidays a Bad Time for a Job Search?

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The holiday season is an important part of the year for taking care of yourself and enjoying the company of loved ones. Many job seekers assume that the professional world grinds to a halt around this time and that they should hold off on their search altogether. But is...

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Interview Questions: Where Do You See Yourself?

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Our last blog offered tips on understanding and answering the common interview question, “Why did you leave your last job?” To further help you navigate and prepare for the interview process, we’re going to discuss another, this time concerning how you plan for your future. Why They’re Asking While...

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Interview Questions: Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?

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Some interview questions are tougher than others, but these can be the most important ones. They are often designed to determine how well you understand both your professional environment and yourself. When asked why you left your last job, here’s what to bear in mind. Why They’re Asking This...

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