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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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Four Surefire Ways to Tank Your Job Interview

December 17, 2012

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Tweet You’ve managed to land a job interview. That’s no small feat in today’s challenging jobs market. But if you need help finding a job, landing a job interview is just the first step. Next? You need to show your potential employers that you are the right person for the job. You can’t do that, […]

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Still not Enough Positive Unemployment Stats

December 10, 2012

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Tweet The country received some good unemployment stats last week when the number of people seeking unemployment assistance fell. But even with this positive bit of news, the fact remains that the employment situation in the United States is still a challenging one. And that means that anyone hoping to find work in today’s hiring […]

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If You Need Help Finding a Job, You Might End Up in Your Parents’ Basement

November 26, 2012

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Tweet Here’s another bit of bad news about the U.S. economy: If you need help finding a job, you might find yourself living in your parents’ basement. According to a story by the New York Times, the country’s economic slump has sent millions of adult children out of work and back living with their parents. […]

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Asking “Help Me get a Job?” Look to Yourself for Answers

November 21, 2012

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Tweet We talk a lot about how important networking skills are when you conduct a job search. And it’s true, networking with former bosses, past co-workers, local business leaders, and even family members and friends can help you find a job in today’s challenging hiring environment. But if you’re spending all your time asking your […]

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Why Knowing Where to Search for Jobs Matters

November 2, 2012

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Tweet Knowing where to search for jobs matters today. Even the best online job sites post positions that are available to hundreds of other occupants. This makes your chance of attracting the attention of hiring managers with your e-mailed resume and cover letter rather small. But you can dramatically increase your odds of finding a […]

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How to Find a Job? Tell People You’re Looking

June 26, 2012

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Tweet You’ve done everything you can to find a new job. You’ve haunted the busiest employment sites on the Web. You’ve studied all the latest interview tips and strategies. You’ve brushed up your resume. You’ve treated finding a new position as a full-time job. Yet, you’re not seeing any results. The problem may be that […]

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