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Networking Skills Remain Best Bet for Finding a New Job

February 8, 2012

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Tweet Job seekers today have more tools available to them as they search for new employment. They can scan general and specialized online job sites. They can send messages to their contacts through social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook. They send out short updates on their Twitter accounts. But each of these tools […]

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Where to Search for Jobs? Everywhere

February 2, 2012

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Tweet The nation’s unemployment rate has been dipping, but still remains higher than 8 percent. And much of the drop in the jobless rate is due to people dropping out of the career and job search game. If you’re still unemployed, then you’re still competing with many other qualified candidates every time you apply for […]

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Rely on Resume Tips and Networking Skills to Avoid Job Search Careers

January 31, 2012

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Tweet No one wants to be stuck in the dreaded job search careers. What are such careers? They occur when job seekers turn looking for a job into a full-time career. In today’s shaky national economy when the unemployment rate in many cities is still near 10 percent, finding a new job requires job seekers […]

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If You Don’t Know how to Job Search Today, Your Hunt for Work Will be Long

January 26, 2012

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Tweet You’ve been haunting the online employment sites for months. You’ve scanned your newspaper’s “Help Wanted” listings even longer, but you can’t seem to find a new job. Here’s the unfortunate truth: If you don’t know how to job search effectively today, you can’t expect to land a new position. Even with the nation’s unemployment […]

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A LinkedIn Job Search Can be Your Key to a Happy 2012

January 15, 2012

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Tweet If you’re like most U.S. residents, you made at least one New Year’s resolution on Dec. 31. And, again, if you’re like most Americans, you’ve already broken it. But you don’t have to break your resolution to improve your career in 2012. In fact, by crafting a LinkedIn job search, you can dramatically boost […]

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How to Make a Social Media Job Search Work for You

January 14, 2012

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Tweet There are nearly 13 million people unemployed in the United States right now. This means that employers can be picky about whom they hire to fill their open positions. But, what does this mean to you? You need to show hiring managers that you can master a social media job search to convince them […]

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Know How to Job Search to Find a Career, Not Just a Job

January 9, 2012

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Tweet If you know how to job search properly, you’ll have the tools you need to find a career, not just a job. That may not sound right. After all, for more than three years the media have reported on how difficult it is for the unemployed to find any type of job. And the […]

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Avoid the Pitfalls of a Social Media Job Search

December 6, 2011

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Tweet When you’re looking to find employment today, it’s not unusual to spend much of your effort on devising a social media job search. After all, today’s job seekers have more tools to help them connect to former co-workers, professors, supervisors, and bosses. Through such social media sites as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, job seekers […]

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Finding Your Dream Career Through a Social Media Job Search

November 25, 2011

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Tweet The news stories are intimidating, especially during this holiday season: They imply that no one is hiring today. But this simply isn’t true. By conducting a social media job search, you can land your dream career. Yes, the competition for new jobs is fierce today; that’s what happens when there are roughly 13 million […]

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