How to Become a Promotable Employee

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  Even if you’re happy at your current job, that doesn’t mean you don’t aspire to bigger and better things. Often, if you enjoy your current workplace, the idea of getting a promotion is the best of both worlds, letting you stay with a company you love while allowing you to move forward in your… Read more »

LinkedIn Groups to Join in Jackson MS for Job Seekers

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LinkedIn has become a leading social community for job seekers around the world. Millions of people have created profiles in order to network with others within their industry and to find new jobs to advance their careers. Even those who have been out of work can use Linkedn to find a job either within their… Read more »

Job Interviews and Job Offers – What Questions to Ask the Employer

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In the grand scheme of getting a job, most candidates go through a couple of processes first. One is the job interview, the other is the job offer. During this very nerve-wracking time, a vast majority of candidates find themselves with a multitude of questions that they may keep to themselves. However, these questions are… Read more »

4 Ways to Stand Out and Stay in the Hiring Manager’s Mind

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Standing out in a job search process is something that can benefit you as a candidate. Back in the 1980s, comedienne Tracey Ullman went to extremes in a hilarious television skit called Special Skills, in which she tap danced on the marketing manager’s table as part of a competition to stand out from other competing… Read more »

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 »

Creating Your Online Cover Letter

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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 »