Tips to Creating Resume Acceptable Social Profiles | Mississippi

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Whether you’re actively seeking a job at the moment or not, it’s always a good idea to present your various social profiles as though you are. You never know when opportunity is going to come knocking. It’s better to be ready when the moment comes than caught unprepared. One of the things that many people… Read more »

Avoid your Cover Letter Sounding like a Chain Letter

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Cover letters are one of the most difficult things to nail down as you work on your strategy to become gainfully employed. Yet, they remain a critical aspect of getting noticed by the right companies. If you aren’t careful, it’s very easy for your cover letters to begin sounding identical from one company or position… Read more »

Kickstart Your Career—It Only Takes One!

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Today’s job market can be more than a little intimidating to the average college graduate. You’ve probably heard horror stories about how entry-level positions that were once ripe for new grads are quickly being taken by over-qualified people who are experienced and desperate enough for work to go back to the thankless long hours and… Read more »

Why You Don’t Have to be High Tech to Get a Job With an IT Company

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Once upon a time, technically challenging jobs such as those with IT companies were limited to the gifted few who either lived and died by their computers, gizmos, and gadgets; or had high tech degrees. Today, things are changing in the IT field and one of the big changes is that people without a high… Read more »

When is the Best Time to Start Looking for a New Job? While Employed!

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Many people are unaware that the best time to start a new job search is when they already have a job. It seems counter-intuitive to a large degree. But, it’s true. In a perfect world, the job you have would be all the job you’ll ever need. But the long ago days of working for… Read more »

Have Your References Gone MIA? Tips On Handling This In A Professional Manner

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You are applying for a new job, but you are having trouble getting your past hiring managers to put in a good word about you. What does that mean? Should you be worried about it? In some situations, people just may not be doing their job, but in others, a lack of response from your… Read more »

How to be the Candidate Employers Love

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Everyone wants to be the candidate employers are lining up to hire. That would make the job search so much simpler, right? For some job seekers, the hard part is getting the interview; for others, the interview is the excruciating part of the process. If you’re the sort of person who is wracked with insecurity… Read more »

Internships: The Door to Your Career

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Internships are a great way for college students to get your foot in the door to the career you want. It’s also a great way for you to get a head start on what your life after college will look like. It’s true that most interns are underpaid and under-appreciated. But, the experience you gain… Read more »

What Will Employers Find If They “Google” You? How Can You Control This?

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If you did a Google search of yourself right now, what would you find? You might find photos of yourself on your MySpace page from your rebellious teen years. You may find comments you made to friends about the party you went to or your latest crush. On the other hand, you may find posts… Read more »

IT Industry: 2012 Looks Bright for Hiring

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Anyone working in the IT industry knows that good jobs have been hard to come by in recent years. Rather than hiring, companies have been promoting from within, eliminating non-essential positions, requiring overtime, and even laying off employees or outsourcing temporary work overseas in order to cut costs while times were lean. That trend looks… Read more »