Do Hiring Managers Care How You Look?

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Preparing for an interview comes in different stages. You must first do a little research about the company so you can impress the interviewer with your answers. Then, you need to prepare yourself physically for the interview. There are some common misconceptions about physical appearance for job interviews that we will address here. A Few Common Misconceptions… Read more »

Slack Off on Your Job Search Last Year? Here’s How to Be Productive!

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Whether or not you are employed, you might have started the long and ardous task of searching for a new job in 2014. Even if you just started the search, maybe you slacked off a bit. There could have been good reasons for this lack of motivation, such as: Not finding a lot of great… Read more »

Welcoming the New Year — With a New Cover Letter

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With the New Year in full swing, millions of people are trying out all of the resolutions they made. All of the resolutions you made are great, but consider adding one for your professional career — a brand new cover letter.We will discuss the best ways to write a new cover letter here so you can… Read more »

Is Now the Right Time for a Job Hunt?

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Have you been pondering if now is the best time to hunt for a new job? If so, this post is for you. Fighting through unemployment, or dreading going to your current job, can be very difficult to deal with daily. You need to have a plan in place, an updated resume, answers to common questions prepared… Read more »

What to Ask For This Year: Strong Referrals!

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With the holiday season upon us, it is time to create a wish list. We are going to discuss a different type of wish list in this post, specifically one that is career centered. We will also look at just one specific item from the wish list; business referrals. Strong referrals are incredibly important in… Read more »

Is the Job More Important Than the Company?

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As you search for a new job in Mississippi, have you ever wondered if the actual job is more important than the company itself? This is a very valid question to ask, especially in such a competitive job market. You might want to simply accept a job because it is the first offer that has… Read more »

How to Negotiate Your Way to a Solid Salary

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Negotiating a salary is one of the most difficult things a job candidate can do during the interview process. Even though this is a stressful situation, you cannot let the stress affect how you negotiate the salary. We have put together some of the best tips out there on how to negotiate your way to… Read more »

5 Keywords That Give Your Resume Away as “Entry-Level”

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As you sit down to write a resume, you need to be wary of five keywords that send the wrong message. The wrong message you do not want to send is that your resume is entry-level, even if you are right out of college. You want to come across as someone who has been here… Read more »

Easily Avoidable Networking Mistakes for the Job Seeker

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Whether you are currently employed and looking for a job, or are actively hunting for employment while out of work, you need to avoid certain networking mistakes that can kill your job search. The good news is that all of the networking mistakes discussed here are easily avoidable, which means that there is no reason you… Read more »

Why Your Resume Should Be Ready BEFORE You Need a Job

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It’s common for individuals to wait until applying for a new job to prepare a resume. This often happens once they realize their old resume hasn’t been updated since their last job hunt — often months or even years in the past. Whether or not you have done this before, you should stop doing it… Read more »