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Applying for jobs online can be a good way to maximize your job hunt. However, oftentimes you may encounter job application forms that are not exactly friendly to standard cover letter formats.  How can you write a cover letter that looks great and gets the right kind of attention from hiring managers? In this article,… Read more »

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When interviewing a candidate, everything matters from the way the person presents him or herself to the way they greet you. Yet, nothing is more important than the way your questions are answered. If you are asking the same interview questions you have been asking for the last ten years, it may be time to… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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There’s a lot of talk these days about making sure candidates fit well with the corporate culture. This is especially true when it comes to recruiting for executive level roles. Since these folks are at the top of the food chain, it’s critical that they demonstrate the ability to merge with existing cultural values and… Read more »

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With a whole new generation of young job seekers out there, millennial job candidates (those who have graduated post 2000) have been a bit of a head-scratcher for many recruiters. They’re a different breed of worker as compared with all those who have come before. In order to recruit and hire this new blood, which… Read more »

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Ask any Human Resources or Recruiting manager what their least favorite task is and you’ll probably get a unanimous vote about writing candidate rejection letters. However, if you want your company to be viewed as professional and leave candidates with a favorable impression, then drafting thoughtful rejections letters should be part of your recruitment process…. Read more »

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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 »

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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 »