Networking Refreshers – How to Network Your Way to Work

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If you ask the average job seeker what the single-most important aspect of their job search is, you’ll generally hear the word:  Networking. However, this can mean different things to different job seekers. For one individual, it may be surfing through industry forums and online social networks. For others, it can be engaging in local… Read more »

Asking for the Right Recommendations | Job Seeker Tips

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As a serious job seeker, you’ve probably already been asked several times to provide the names and contact information from colleagues and former co-workers who can recommend you to potential employers. You may have even organized these folks into a reference list that you hand out to recruiters when interviewing for jobs. However, if you… Read more »

Improving Your Resume Appearance | Job Search Tips

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Resumes are facing hefty competition these days. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to make your resume stand out among the hundreds of applicants for so few available positions. If your resume needs a “face-lift” because it’s not getting the results you need, these tips will help you create a standout resume that’s sure to catch the… Read more »

Ways to Network, other than LinkedIn

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Professional networking is a necessary component of the job search and career advancement process today. It’s something you must do if you’re hoping to land yourself in a better place, employment-wise, now or in the near future. Unfortunately, for many people out there, LinkedIn and Facebook are the sum total of their networking efforts. While… Read more »

Be Memorable | Interviewing Tips for Job Seekers

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Do you stand out in an interview or fade to the back? If you are an executive looking for the right job, the interview is the best place to make your mark. The point of this interview is, of course, why you should be the one to be hired out of all the other applicants…. Read more »

Preparing for the Changing Job Market | Executive Job Search

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The job market is continually changing to meet the needs of businesses worldwide. However, as an executive level job seeker, it can be challenging to keep up. If you’ve been out of the loop for even a year or so, the ways in which you look for new career opportunities are different now. It’s time… Read more »

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 »