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How to Write a Great Cover Letter for Your LinkedIn.com Jobs Application

February 12, 2013

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Tweet A cover letter is your immediate introduction to an employer. Your cover letter needs to get the employer’s attention and also display something about your qualifications. When you are applying for LinkedIn.com jobs, follow these steps to make your letter stand out. Make it Personal Even if the job posting does not list the […]

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Expanding Your Job Search Strategies: Six Great Cities for Getting Hired in 2013

February 11, 2013

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Tweet To find a job in this climate, you have to employ multiple job search strategies. You can use social media, attend job fairs, and network; however, a potential job strategy is to consider your location. There are cities that have lower unemployment rates and high numbers of open jobs; these are cities where you […]

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Job Search Advice for New Grads: Avoid These Mistakes

February 6, 2013

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Tweet New college graduates often feel a lot of pressure during their job search. You have just spent time and money gathering all of this knowledge then you go out into the job market and find that employers are not lining up to hire you as you expected. New grads often can use some job […]

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Using Social Media in Your Job Search Strategies

January 24, 2013

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Tweet To find a job in the current work environment, you will likely need to use social media. There are several ways that you can utilize this tool in your job search strategies. You don’t have to employ all of them, but each has some important benefits. Combining these strategies should get your job search […]

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New Study Highlights the Importance of a Social Media Job Search

January 8, 2013

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Tweet If you need help finding a job, know this: You are far from alone. And don’t let positive headlines regarding the nation’s unemployment rate convince you otherwise. It’s true that the national unemployment fell again in November, ticking down to 7.7 percent, the lowest this rate has stood in more than three years. At […]

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Job Search Stalled? Here are Some Tips for 2013

January 4, 2013

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Tweet We all make New Year’s resolutions – and most of us fail to keep them. But if your resolution involves conducting a better job search, there are several strategies you can use to make sure this is one promise that you keep. After all, 2012 is just about behind us. If you struggled to […]

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Asking, “Who Can Help Me Get a Job?” You’re not Alone

January 2, 2013

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Tweet Are you wondering, “Who can help me get a job?” You’re far from alone. The country’s national unemployment rate has been falling. But it still stands at 7.7 percent. That’s an improvement, but it still means that there are millions of U.S. residents who have been unable to find a job. The intense competition […]

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20-Somethings Asking, “Help Me Get a Job!”

January 1, 2013

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Tweet There’s a growing number of 20-somethings asking the same question: “Can’t anyone help me get a job?” There’s a reason for this: Unemployment rates among job seekers in this age group are high. And these young job seekers often face the huge financial burden of thousands of dollars of student-loan debt. It’s clear that […]

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Even with Employment Gains, Plenty Still Need Help Finding a Job

December 31, 2012

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Tweet If you need help finding a job, know this: You are far from alone. And don’t let positive headlines regarding the nation’s unemployment rate convince you otherwise. It’s true that the national unemployment fell again in November, ticking down to 7.7 percent, the lowest this rate has stood in more than three years. At […]

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Some Job Stats are Frightening: Millions Stand to Lose Unemployment Benefits

December 14, 2012

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Tweet Some job stats are simply more frightening than others. And one of the scariest? About 2.1 million U.S. residents who receive unemployment insurance might lose their benefits at the end of this year. You can blame this on the seemingly unending Congressional negotiations over the impending “fiscal cliff.” If legislators can’t agree on a […]

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