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Your LinkedIn Job Search: Tips to Optimize Your Search

April 12, 2013

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Tweet LinkedIn is a mainstay in your job search, but there may be ways to get more out of LinkedIn. Once you establish your profile, make some connections, and join some groups of interest, you can still use a few tricks to optimize it to your best advantage. There are always other things to learn […]

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Where to Search for Jobs with the Biggest Paychecks

January 14, 2013

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Tweet Salary is always a consideration when looking for a new job. Using data from PayScale.com, you can determine which metro areas in the country have the largest paychecks.  This data looks at people who have at least a Bachelor’s degree and takes career level into account for its calculations. This kind of information can […]

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Three Tips for the Mid-Career Professional

January 3, 2013

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Tweet You’ve already crafted a successful career, but now you feel a bit stagnant. You’re ready to move on to a new company and new challenges. Problem is the nation’s unemployment rate still remains high. With millions of people also seeking jobs, you’ll have to learn some new tricks if you want to land your […]

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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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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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Conduct the Professional Job Search; Careers Will Follow

November 14, 2012

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Tweet Those who want the best careers today know the secret: Conduct a professional job search; careers will follow. Finding work today is no easy task. Just ask the companies that post job applications at sites like Monster.com and Craigslist only to receive an avalanche of job applications. Finding the right candidate is a huge […]

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Networking Skills Should Begin in College

October 30, 2012

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Tweet Is a college education worth the skyrocketing cost of earning a four-year degree? It could be, if you begin developing your networking skills while working toward that degree. That’s the message from Arnie Fertig, the owner of a recruiting company. Fertig, writing a post for the U.S. News & World Report blog, said that […]

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Don’t Relegate Your Search for a Job to the Online World

July 27, 2012

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Tweet The Internet has made it easier for job seekers to search for a job. Through sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, job hunters can instantly contact their network of business associates to ask for their help in their efforts to find a job. And the ever-growing number of employment websites provides a constant […]

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One Group Knows how to Find a Job: Teens

July 3, 2012

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Tweet Want to know how to find a job in today’s challenging hiring market? Take a lesson from your local teen. That’s right. The odds are good that the teen living next door to you has already landed a summer job. That job might involve flipping burgers or patrolling the local community pool, but still, […]

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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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