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How the Job Search has Changed

December 11, 2012

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Tweet If you’ve recently lost your job or if you’ve decided to begin looking for a more rewarding position, you might be shocked at how dramatically the job search process has changed in recent years. Behind the changes are the Internet and an economy that is still largely sour for many employers. Alison Green, a […]

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Asking “Help Me get a Job?” Look to Yourself for Answers

November 21, 2012

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Tweet We talk a lot about how important networking skills are when you conduct a job search. And it’s true, networking with former bosses, past co-workers, local business leaders, and even family members and friends can help you find a job in today’s challenging hiring environment. But if you’re spending all your time asking your […]

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Stop the “Help Me Get a Job” Rut. Turn to Photos and Videos to Gain an Edge

September 13, 2012

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Tweet You’re already sick of making the request: “Help me get a job.” But looking for a job has become an important part of your life. You need to find a new job, and quickly. Unfortunately, your job search has stalled. There is hope, though. Today’s employers are overwhelmed with applications whenever they list a […]

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Search for a Job not Going Well? It’s Time to Adapt

August 15, 2012

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Tweet Is your search for a job at a dead end? Are you no longer nabbing job interviews? Are you hearing nothing back from the dozens of resumes you’ve sent to potential employers? If so, it might be time to adapt your job hunting strategy. And writer Hannah Morgan with U.S. News & World Report […]

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How to Find a Job in Today’s Challenging Economy

July 30, 2012

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Tweet The Wall Street Journal recently ran a feature story about unemployment, and about how it remains the biggest issue in the presidential election. This isn’t surprising; far too many voters are still trying to figure out how to find a job in today’s challenging economy. And the truth is the national employment picture simply […]

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Help Me Get a Job … But Don’t Tell Me to Lie

June 19, 2012

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Tweet Help me get a job! That’s what you’re screaming to every business contact you meet, whether it’s a former boss during a lunch meeting or a past co-worker at your weekly softball game. Your frustration is understandable. The hiring market today is a rough one. The national unemployment rate stubbornly remains above 8 percent. […]

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Will New Software Make Your Search for a Job Easier?

June 13, 2012

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Tweet How much would you appreciate software that would shorten your search for a job? Or does such technology seem like science fiction? According to a recent story by the Wall Street Journal, a variety of technology firms of all sizes are building software tools to make the job search easier for both employers and […]

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Job Search Advice: Getting Your Resume Read by a Human

June 7, 2012

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Tweet It’s no secret that today’s jobs market is a competitive one. The national unemployment hit 8.2 percent in May. This means that thousands of unemployed workers are aiming for the same jobs that you want. It also means that often your resume won’t even be read by a human. Want to increase your odds […]

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You Don’t Have to Move to Brazil. You Just Need to Learn how to Find a Job

June 4, 2012

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Tweet The unemployment rate in Brazil is at an historic low, bouncing around near the six percent mark according to a recent report by CNN. The story’s opening lines encourage those who need help finding a job to move to the South American country. But don’t panic; you don’t need to flee to foreign lands […]

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Knowing how to Job Search is More Important as States Trim Extended Unemployment Benefits

May 10, 2012

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Tweet States across the country are cutting out the extended unemployment benefits that they introduced during the darkest days of the Great Recession. Illinois became the most recent to take this step. What does this mean for job hunters? They need to know more than ever how to job search effectively. Speeding the Job Search […]

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