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Top Majors that May Help Me Get a Job

April 22, 2013

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Tweet While you are in college, you should select a major that reflects your interests. However, for many people, the selection of a major reflects future job prospects as well. There are some majors that may be more likely to “help me get a job” after graduation. Life Sciences Life sciences include the areas of […]

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Job Search Advice on How to Take Your Search Offline

April 16, 2013

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Tweet Is your job search mostly conducted online? A recent study found that job seekers of all ages are spending all of their time online while looking for a job which is not the best use of your job search time. Here is some job search advice to help you take your search offline; hopefully […]

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More People still Using Linkedin Job Search More than Other Platforms

April 1, 2013

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Tweet Linkedin is still the leading platform for job searchers, according to a survey by Bullhorn. Bullhorn surveyed 1,848 staffing professionals who discussed how they use social media when looking for job candidates. While many types of social media may be helpful in finding a job, using the linkedin job search is still a great […]

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Avoiding Job Scams Is Important Job Search Advice

March 19, 2013

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Tweet Searching for a job can be stressful. However, the search is definitely not as stressful as getting ripped off during your job search – or even involved in something illegal. Criminals have found ways to get money from people who are using the Internet for finding a job. You have to be wary when […]

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Job Search Advice for Veterans: Best Job Options

March 18, 2013

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Tweet Finding a job after completing military service can be challenging. The government and a number of companies are working together to help vets find employment but vets may have a difficult time determining the best way to utilize the skills they learned in the military. CareerCast has listed the best career paths for military […]

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Using Connections to Help Me Find a Job

January 30, 2013

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Tweet You know that networking is important to finding a job – either through friends and colleagues or at networking functions. There are some considerations to remember when interacting with connections to get the most out of these interactions. Since you want your connections to be comfortable, follow some guidelines when you ask them for […]

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Job Trends in 2013: How to Job Search

January 28, 2013

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Tweet The landscape for hiring in 2013 continues to evolve. The unemployment rate in December 2012 was 7.8% and is not expected to drop considerably this year. That does not mean that you should give up on your job search – you should refocus it.  Here are some ideas about how to job search in […]

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Job Search Strategies for the Older Job Seeker

January 23, 2013

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Tweet Finding a job as an older worker can be challenging. The landscape for employment is different. The unemployment rate for people older than 55 was 5.9% in December 2012 which is higher than it was in December 2007, according to the AARP.  Starting a job search when you are 50 years old or older […]

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Part of Your Social Media Job Search: Monitoring Your Online Reputation

January 17, 2013

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Tweet Social media has allowed people to connect with each other around the world and has expanded the options for finding a job. However, the freedom of the Internet makes it easier for you to post comments and pictures that may not put you in a good light with future employers. As part of your […]

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Where to Search for Jobs: Organization for Networking Opportunities

January 15, 2013

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Tweet One of the rules of finding a job is networking. But for many people, it sometimes seems awkward to talk to acquaintances about where to search for jobs – especially early in the job search. At first, you may not know which friends to speak with and how to best utilize them. However, there […]

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