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Asking, “Help Me Get a Job?” Consider a Job Search Mentor

November 1, 2012

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Tweet “Help me get a job!” Is that your daily refrain? Are your job search efforts bringing zero results? Are you struggling to even nab an interview in today’s tough economy? Maybe it’s time to bring in some help. Maybe it’s time to seek the services of a job search mentor. The Power of 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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Asking, “Help Me get a Job?” Why not Consider a Video Resume?

August 17, 2012

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Tweet Are you asking everyone you meet the same question: “Can you help me get a job?” If so, it might be time to take the next step in your job search efforts. It might be time to create a video resume. A video resume might be the right tool if you still need help […]

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Bolster Your Hiring Chances with a LinkedIn Social Media Job Search

August 14, 2012

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Tweet The odds of finding work today are daunting. The national unemployment rate remains above eight percent. In many major cities, this rate is even higher. Companies are inundated with, at times, hundreds of resumes every time they post an online job listing. Your odds of even getting hiring managers to open your resume are […]

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In Challenging Economy, LinkedIn Job Search Can Give You the Edge

July 18, 2012

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Tweet The latest employment numbers released by the U.S. Department of Labor provided little hope to anyone. Employers added less than 100,000 new jobs to the U.S. economy in June, and the national unemployment rate stayed at a too-high 8.2 percent. These numbers mean that it’s still a huge challenge to find a job today. […]

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Knowing Where to Search for Jobs is Key to Landing a New Position in 2012

June 29, 2012

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Tweet You’re looking for a job this year. You head over to the major job search sites, places like Monster.com and Craigslist. You submit your resumes, but you don’t receive any response. What’s the problem? Assuming that your skills match the positions for which you are applying and that your resume is strong, it’s that […]

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Asking, “Help Me Get a Job” is not Enough

April 27, 2012

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Tweet You know that the best way to get a job today is to network with other business professionals. But asking your former bosses and co-workers, “Help me get a job” is not the right way to network. To convince your business contacts that they should help you in your job search, you’ll have to […]

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Knowing Where to Search for Jobs Means Finding the Right Websites, Too

April 23, 2012

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Tweet Today’s job seekers have an advantage: The Internet is filled with resources to help them land a new job. But not all of these websites are created equal. Today’s job hunters have to know where to search for jobs, and that includes finding the best job search websites out there. The problem with most […]

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Don’t Know how to Job Search? Ask Those Who’ve Succeeded

April 12, 2012

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Tweet It’s not difficult to find neighbors, family members, and former co-workers who, like you, are out of work and struggling to find a new job. After all, the national unemployment rate is still far too high. What is more unusual, though, is to find someone who actually knows how to job search properly; someone […]

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