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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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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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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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Want to Boost Your Job Prospects? Head to D.C.

January 11, 2013

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Tweet Want to increase your job prospects? You might consider a move to the nation’s capital. According to a recent story by the Reuters news service, Washington, D.C. is experiencing a population boom as job seekers head to the district hoping to nab one of the new manufacturing or technology jobs offered there. But here’s […]

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Job Statistics Improving, but Economy Still Shaky

January 9, 2013

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Tweet The latest job statistics provided plenty of good news for those trying to find a new job. But even as unemployment falls in the vast majority of states, finding a job remains a challenge today. The reason? Unemployment is falling, but it isn’t falling fast enough. Until more jobs are created, job seekers will […]

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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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Need Help Finding a Job? The Fed Understands

December 24, 2012

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Tweet The Federal Reserve Board in mid-December took a step to help spur the economy and create more jobs: It agreed to keep a key short-term interest rate near zero until the country’s unemployment rate falls to 6.5 percent or lower. What does this mean for you if you need help finding a job? Plenty, […]

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Don’t Ignore Job Search Strategies Because It’s the Holidays

December 19, 2012

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Tweet Your favorite radio station is playing Christmas songs 24 hours a day. You can’t stop in a department store without running into dozens of smiling Santa faces. Your street’s actually brighter at night thanks to the towering light display put on by your neighbor. Yes, it’s the holiday season. This doesn’t mean, though, that […]

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Job Search Strategies Important to Avoid the Six-Month Unemployment Cliff

December 18, 2012

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Tweet Relying on the right job search strategies has always been important. Today, with competition for open jobs so high, it’s especially important for those on a career search to tap the power of social media sites, network with business associates, and craft the best resumes and cover letters possible. But a recent story in […]

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