Use These Tactics to Set Yourself Apart from Other Candidates

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As a job seeker, have you ever felt like another cog in the wheel? Like there are hundreds of other job seekers just like you, making it difficult to stand out and get noticed? This is a common concern, especially with so much competition for top jobs. The good news is that you can find… Read more »

Start the New Year with a Sparkling First Impression

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Now the 2016 is finally here, a good many job seekers are brushing up their resumes, polishing their elevator pitches, and getting their power suits on in preparation for a great new career. You may find yourself looking for a job this year too, but wondering how you can stand out among a sea of… Read more »

How to Find a Better Job, Faster

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Durіng thе раѕt few decades, thе job market hаѕ fluctuated wildly due tо recessionary periods. Althоugh millions hаvе struggled tо find a better job durіng thеѕе tough times, nearly еvеrу person whо wanted а job eventually fоund one. Thіnk аbоut іt аnd уоu wіll ѕее thіѕ іѕ true. It јuѕt takes ѕоmе people longer thаn… Read more »

Are You the Best Candidate For the Job? Prove It!

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As a job seeker, you cannot simply walk into a job interview and assume that you have all the skills that the hiring manager is looking for. While you may believe you are a good fit for the job – based on the job description given and your experience – many companies today require candidates to prove… Read more »

Hate Career Networking? Here’s How to Make it Work For You!

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Networking is a vital part of your career. It helps you meet new people within your industry who might recommend you for a job down the road. It also helps you make a name for yourself within the industry. Networking is not always an enjoyable event to say the least, but you can make it… Read more »

Cover Letter Mistake Checklist – Can Yours Pass?

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A cover letter can make or break any job seeker’s success with landing a new assignment. When done well, a cover letter intrigues the hiring manager to want to learn more. When done poorly, the cover letter turns the hiring manager off and the resume goes into the garbage can. How can you know if… Read more »

Do You Have Confidence in Your Career?

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Want to be viewed as a professional worthy of respect from your peers and managers? The secret to success is developing confidence in your career. You may already have confidence in certain areas of your career now, which is a great start. But what would it mean if you had the courage to be confident… Read more »

Can Your Outfit Affect the Outcome of Your Interview?

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Whether you want to believe it or not, your choice of outfits can affect the outcome of your job interview. How? What you wear says a lot about you as a person and as an employee, because people make a lasting impression of you based on appearance. Your interview attire can be part of the… 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 »

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 »