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When “Help Me Get a Job” is Part of Every Conversation

September 12, 2012

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Tweet Has the phrase, “Help me get a job” become part of each of your conversations, no matter if you’re talking to your neighbor, your sister-in-law, or your old friend from high school? If so, realize that you’re far from alone. The job market remains an incredibly challenging one today. But know this, too: If […]

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Your Search for a Job will be Easier if You Learn to Prioritize Networking Contacts

August 31, 2012

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Tweet We all know that networking is the key to finding a new job today. You need the skills and experience, of course, but who you know is usually an important factor in landing both interviews and job offers. But your search for a job will be a more difficult one until you learn how […]

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Want to Know how to Find a Job? Get to Know the Right People

August 2, 2012

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Tweet Networking has always been a key way to find a job. Today, though, it’s more important than ever. It’s why top employment experts always advise those seeking advice on how to find a job to polish their networking skills. Look at it this way: You never know when that former boss, past co-worker, or […]

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Wondering how to Find a Job? Worrying About Finding a Career?

July 31, 2012

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Tweet We can all agree that there is a big difference between a job and a career. A job is a means of paying your monthly rent or making your mortgage payments only. A career, though, not only covers your bills, but it also provides fulfillment. In a career, you are doing work that you […]

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How to Make the Big Request: “Help Me Find a Job”

July 12, 2012

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Tweet June brought at least a small bit of good news for anyone looking for a job: According to a report from staffing firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the number of planned layoffs by U.S. employers fell to its lowest level in more than a year. As a story by Reuters suggests, this shows that […]

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Don’t Muff Your Social Media Job Search

June 15, 2012

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Tweet You’re high-tech and computer savvy. You’re also out of work. Not surprisingly, you’re eager to begin a full-fledged social media job search. The power of Social Media You know that social media sites such as LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook and Twitter give you the opportunity to instantly communicate with hundreds of important business contacts. You […]

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Don’t Know how to Job Search? The Best Job Search Sites Won’t Help

June 11, 2012

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Tweet You know how challenging it is to land a job in today’s challenging hiring market. But you’re confident that with the help of the Internet and social media you’ll be able to find a career in record time. Here’s the truth, though: If you don’t know how to job search, the best job search […]

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The Best Job Search Strategy? A LinkedIn Job Search and Traditional Networking

May 28, 2012

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Tweet Finding a job today is a daunting task. The national unemployment rate remains above 8 percent. It seems as if there is literally a countless army of qualified workers are gunning for the same jobs that you want. Fortunately, there is a strategy that will boost your odds of finding new work in 2012: […]

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“Help me get a job” still a common plea

May 22, 2012

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Tweet Job seekers received some mixed news in early May. That’s when the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the national unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent, the lowest that figure has stood since January of 2009. This doesn’t mean, though, that there are fewer people in the country pleading, “Help me get a job!” […]

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Want Some Job Search Advice? Don’t Doctor Your Resume

May 21, 2012

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Tweet A career search is far from an easy task today. Even though the national unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent in April, the lowest it’s been since January of 2009, there are still far too many people out of work. And many of these people are aiming for the same jobs that interest you. […]

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