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As Unemployment Worsens, Social Media Job Search Remains Key to Finding Work

September 6, 2012

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Tweet The U.S. economy’s recovery continues to be a weak one, making finding a new job a daunting task. As yet more evidence of this, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the number of U.S. residents seeking unemployment benefits rose 4,000 during the second week in August. What does this mean for job seekers? […]

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Want to Know how to Get a Job? Take Your Job Search Seriously

September 5, 2012

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Tweet The competition for available jobs today is intense. Every time companies post open positions on the best job search websites, they’re overwhelmed with resumes from qualified applicants. If you want to know how to get a job today and compete effectively with other job seekers, here’s the job search advice you need: Be professional […]

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Not Sure how to Find a Job? Consider Job Search Training

August 28, 2012

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Tweet Wondering how to find a job in today’s challenging employment market? You’re far from alone. The national unemployment stubbornly refuses to fall below eight percent. There are millions of people, then, all looking for jobs, just like you. The problem is this creates a lot of competition for every job opening that shows up […]

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Is Video the Answer to the “Help Me Find a Job” Lament?

August 8, 2012

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Tweet Are you asking, “Can anyone help me find a job?” Maybe that’s the wrong question. Maybe you need to be asking, “What can I do to set myself apart from other job seekers?” The answer? Try creating a video resume. The Video Resume Thanks the rise of social media and the power of YouTube, […]

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Learn how to Job Search When Conducting a Professional Job Search

August 6, 2012

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Tweet You’re not looking for a job. You’re looking for a career. Because of this, you want to conduct a professional job search, one that boosts your odds of finding employment that doesn’t just pay the bills but also fulfills your career goals. The best way to do this? You need to learn how to […]

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Where to Search for Jobs? Focus on LinkedIn

July 25, 2012

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Tweet U.S. News & World Report ran an interesting story recently on how important social media sites are to those looking to find a new job. According to the story, employers are more than ever searching for candidates on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. So if you’re wondering where to […]

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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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Where to Search for Jobs? Try Your Friends

June 28, 2012

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Tweet Landing a new job today isn’t getting any easier. Too many people are unemployed, which means that every job listing attracts hundreds of resumes. To stand out from the competition, you have to know where to search for jobs. And increasingly, that means asking your friends, family members, and past co-workers for help. The […]

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Will New Software Make Your Search for a Job Easier?

June 13, 2012

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Tweet How much would you appreciate software that would shorten your search for a job? Or does such technology seem like science fiction? According to a recent story by the Wall Street Journal, a variety of technology firms of all sizes are building software tools to make the job search easier for both employers and […]

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Job Search Advice: Getting Your Resume Read by a Human

June 7, 2012

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Tweet It’s no secret that today’s jobs market is a competitive one. The national unemployment hit 8.2 percent in May. This means that thousands of unemployed workers are aiming for the same jobs that you want. It also means that often your resume won’t even be read by a human. Want to increase your odds […]

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