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Recent Graduates: Getting Started on Your LinkedIn Job Search

March 5, 2013

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Tweet As a new graduate, your first job searches may seem overwhelming. Today, a LinkedIn job search is a vital part of a healthy job search. Many companies and recruiters use LinkedIn as a screening procedure to find potential employees; you can’t really look for a job without utilizing this valuable site. As a new […]

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Tips to Help Me Find a Job at a Hot Startup Company

February 22, 2013

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Tweet Startup companies are hiring but getting noticed and hired by a hot startup requires slightly different skills than with a traditional corporation. Here are some tips you can use when you ask how to help me find a job with one of these companies. Social Media Is Your Friend You have to learn a […]

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How to Job Search: Get Organized

February 20, 2013

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Tweet In order to be effective in your job search, you should start your quest off on the right foot. Treat your search like a job you work at every day. Understanding how to job search will make you more productive and increase your odds of success. Select a Location in Your Home When you […]

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Expanding Your Job Search Strategies: Six Great Cities for Getting Hired in 2013

February 11, 2013

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Tweet To find a job in this climate, you have to employ multiple job search strategies. You can use social media, attend job fairs, and network; however, a potential job strategy is to consider your location. There are cities that have lower unemployment rates and high numbers of open jobs; these are cities where you […]

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Job Search Advice for New Grads: Avoid These Mistakes

February 6, 2013

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Tweet New college graduates often feel a lot of pressure during their job search. You have just spent time and money gathering all of this knowledge then you go out into the job market and find that employers are not lining up to hire you as you expected. New grads often can use some job […]

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Job Trends in 2013: How to Job Search

January 28, 2013

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Tweet The landscape for hiring in 2013 continues to evolve. The unemployment rate in December 2012 was 7.8% and is not expected to drop considerably this year. That does not mean that you should give up on your job search – you should refocus it.  Here are some ideas about how to job search in […]

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Using Social Media in Your Job Search Strategies

January 24, 2013

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Tweet To find a job in the current work environment, you will likely need to use social media. There are several ways that you can utilize this tool in your job search strategies. You don’t have to employ all of them, but each has some important benefits. Combining these strategies should get your job search […]

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Job Search Strategies for the Older Job Seeker

January 23, 2013

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Tweet Finding a job as an older worker can be challenging. The landscape for employment is different. The unemployment rate for people older than 55 was 5.9% in December 2012 which is higher than it was in December 2007, according to the AARP.  Starting a job search when you are 50 years old or older […]

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Job Search Stalled? Here are Some Tips for 2013

January 4, 2013

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Tweet We all make New Year’s resolutions – and most of us fail to keep them. But if your resolution involves conducting a better job search, there are several strategies you can use to make sure this is one promise that you keep. After all, 2012 is just about behind us. If you struggled to […]

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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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