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Networking Skills Should Begin in College

October 30, 2012

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Tweet Is a college education worth the skyrocketing cost of earning a four-year degree? It could be, if you begin developing your networking skills while working toward that degree. That’s the message from Arnie Fertig, the owner of a recruiting company. Fertig, writing a post for the U.S. News & World Report blog, said that […]

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Asking the Right People for Job Search Advice

October 10, 2012

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Tweet You’re struggling to find a new job today. And you’re desperate for job search advice. But don’t make the mistake of asking the wrong people for this advice. It takes vastly different skills to find a job today than it did even four years ago. If you ask for job search advice from someone […]

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Those Who Don’t Know how to Job Search won’t Find Work Today

October 5, 2012

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Tweet Today’s hiring market is a tough one. The unfortunate truth is that those who don’t know how to job search won’t find new work. The good news, though, is learning how to find a job isn’t overly complicated. Those job seekers who follow three key steps will dramatically increase their odds of conducting a […]

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Tech Tools can make Executive Job Search an Easier One

September 25, 2012

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Tweet Running an executive job search today is a true challenge; finding a high-profile, high-paying job is no easy feat. Fortunately, you can take advantage of several tech tools that can help you find a job even in today’s challenging economy. Jake Thiewes, a writer for AOL Jobs, recently ran down some of the most […]

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Need Tips on how to Job Search? Don’t Forget Your Blog

September 18, 2012

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Tweet The chances are good that you run your own blog. After all, running a blog is fun and, depending upon which blogging service you use, it can be free, too. But did you know that your personal blog can also serve as a job search tool? Turning your blog into a job finder is […]

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Help Me Find a Job before I Lose My House

September 17, 2012

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Tweet Foreclosure filings were reported on 191,925 properties across the United States in July, according to online foreclosure company RealtyTrac. At the same time, the nation’s unemployment rate remained above eight percent during the month. Are the two unrelated? Certainly not. If you are a struggling homeowner, then, you might be shouting: “Help me find […]

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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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Where to Search for Jobs? The Answer might Surprise You

August 30, 2012

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Tweet Online job boards have made applying for jobs easier than ever. With just a few mouse clicks and a bit of cut-and-paste, job seekers can spend their entire days applying to jobs they find posted at the best job search websites. Problem is this is far from the most effective way to find a […]

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Consider part-time positions when deciding where to search for jobs

August 22, 2012

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Tweet You think you know where to search for jobs. You haunt the online employment sites. You network every day, connecting with former bosses, past co-workers, and other members of your business contacts. You follow and initiate discussions on LinkedIn, and you regular rely on Facebook and Twitter to conduct social media job searches. But […]

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Can’t Someone Help Me Get a Job?

August 7, 2012

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Tweet “Can’t someone help me get a job?” How many times have you asked that question as your efforts to find employment have stretched on for months? The good news is that other people actually can help you find a new job. You just have to practice the important art of networking. At its most […]

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