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How the Job Search has Changed

December 11, 2012

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Tweet If you’ve recently lost your job or if you’ve decided to begin looking for a more rewarding position, you might be shocked at how dramatically the job search process has changed in recent years. Behind the changes are the Internet and an economy that is still largely sour for many employers. Alison Green, a […]

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Still not Enough Positive Unemployment Stats

December 10, 2012

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Tweet The country received some good unemployment stats last week when the number of people seeking unemployment assistance fell. But even with this positive bit of news, the fact remains that the employment situation in the United States is still a challenging one. And that means that anyone hoping to find work in today’s hiring […]

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Where to Search for Jobs? You’ll have more Options with Community College Degree

December 3, 2012

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Tweet It’s important today to know where to search for jobs. Networking with former bosses and co-workers, using social media sites to reach out to business contacts and incorporating the latest interview tips and strategies are all keys to landing new work today. But there’s another tool that can make your job search a bit […]

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Signs that Your Job Search Strategies aren’t Working

November 27, 2012

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Tweet Having trouble landing a job? Maybe you need to update your job search strategies. You’ve been to every employment website you can find. You’ve used social media sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to tell your contacts that you’re searching for work. You’ve updated your resume and cover letter. But you’re not only […]

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If You Need Help Finding a Job, You Might End Up in Your Parents’ Basement

November 26, 2012

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Tweet Here’s another bit of bad news about the U.S. economy: If you need help finding a job, you might find yourself living in your parents’ basement. According to a story by the New York Times, the country’s economic slump has sent millions of adult children out of work and back living with their parents. […]

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The Best Job Search Strategies for a Challenging Hiring Market

November 23, 2012

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Tweet Do you know the best job search strategies for today’s challenging hiring market? If not, you’ll struggle to find work today. The national unemployment rate might have fallen recently, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t face intense competition as you search for a job today. For every open position advertised on the best […]

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Hurricane Sandy has more People Asking, “Help Me get a Job”

November 22, 2012

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Tweet Hurricane Sandy, which battered the east coast in early November, has left countless people homeless and without power. But this powerful natural disaster has had another, less-expected effect: It’s left more people saying, “Help me get a job.” According to a recent feature story by MarketWatch, the number of U.S. residents who sought unemployment […]

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Need Help Finding a Job? Act Fast before Unemployment Benefits Disappear

November 19, 2012

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Tweet It’s a chilling thought for anyone in need of help finding a job: If Congress fails to once again support federal unemployment programs, more than 2 million U.S. residents who are out of work will stop receiving their unemployment checks on Dec. 28. This, of course, is one of the possible repercussions of the […]

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A LinkedIn Job Search Can Pay Dividends come Retirement Time

November 8, 2012

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Tweet You’re trying to make a professional career change. You’re haunting the online job boards, attending chamber of commerce meetings, and scheduling lunch meetings with former co-workers and bosses. The last thing on your mind is your future retirement. But new studies suggest that it should be. And if you want your retirement to be […]

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New Reports don’t Change Fact: You Need to Know how to Job Search

November 6, 2012

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Tweet You need to know how to job search properly to find a job today. That statement remains true even as a new report shows that the U.S. economy is growing at a more solid rate. According to the U.S. Commerce Department, the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of two percent in the […]

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