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How to Respond To a Job Posting Like a Pro

on Jan 13, 2022 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Description Job Search Job Posting
Most candidates will spend only 14 seconds reading a job posting before deciding whether or not to apply. While it may be tempting to simply glance at a job posting, failing to thoroughly read one may cost you an interview. Analyzing a job description can give you a better idea of what the job entails and can give you hints on how to boost your resume for the position.
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Watch What You Post: Keeping Your Social Media Profiles Private and Appropriate

on Dec 9, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Social Media privacy Job Search Professionalism
Social media has become one of the most common ways to communicate with others in the 21st century. 15 years ago, only 8% of Americans reported using any form of social media. Now, over 70% of Americans use social media to engage with others and consume content. While social media is a great way to stay connected with others, it could cost you a job offer if you aren’t using it carefully. Kim has experienced this during her recent job search.
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Write an Outstanding Cover Letter Using These 7 Tips

on Dec 2, 2021 11:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Cover Letter
Are you stuck deciding whether to write a cover letter for your next job application? Don’t let a job description fool you; nearly 75% of recruiters expect a cover letter even if they’re listed as optional. A well-written cover letter is a great tool to introduce yourself to hiring managers in a memorable way. Don’t skip this crucial step in the application process or you may risk not landing the interview. Start crafting your stand-out resume using these 6 tips.
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Didn't Get the Job? 5 Tips to Make the Most of a Rejection

on Jul 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Improvement Job Search Rejection
What doesn’t kill you strengthens you, but it's often hard to ignore the sting of rejection. That “we regret to inform you” letter can lead to feelings of self-doubt and uncertainty. From my own experience, I know that getting rejected can keep you down for days and even weeks.
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How to Answer 7 Top Interview Questions

on Jul 8, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Job Search Preparedness Interview
Good interview preparation goes beyond just researching the company. One of the best things you can do is to write out answers to common interview questions. This will increase your confidence during the interview with the hiring manager. Below is a list of the most commonly asked interview questions, as well as tips for the best answers.
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7 Signs That It May Be Time to Switch Jobs

on Jun 10, 2021 9:30:00 AM By | Sadie Aram | 0 Comments | Job Search job switch Job Change
More than half of U.S. workers said they were looking for new job opportunities or considered moving jobs in 2020. What could have prompted so many employees to search for a switch? The pandemic seems like an obvious answer for last year, but it’s not unusual for a large percentage of workers to be looking for a new job at any given time.
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How to Relocate Without a Job

on Nov 5, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Relocating Job Search
Moving to a new city without a job lined up isn’t a bad idea--as long as you are prepared. People looking to move don't always have the luxury of having a job lined up beforehand.
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Don’t Just Fit In to An Organization’s Culture – Help Shape It

on Sep 10, 2020 12:56:10 PM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Company Culture Job Seekers Job Search
In the last decade or so, many businesses have used their organizational culture as a measure for hiring new employees. If a candidate meshes well with the interests and personalities of the current employees, the hiring manager takes it as a sign that the candidate will thrive.
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Expert Advice for Job Seekers Straight From the “Shark Tank”

on Sep 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers hiring Job Search
On ABC’s show “Shark Tank,” entrepreneurs showcase their ideas to the business experts (called “sharks”) who give them honest feedback and, if they are lucky, back their ideas with cash. Who better than these experts to give advice to job seekers?
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Recent Grad? Try These Pandemic-Era Job Seeking Tips

on Aug 27, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Job Search Graduate Coronavirus
According to a recent study by financial provider Affirm, 80% of graduates have rescheduled their post-graduation travel, most shifting their plans to 2021 instead. But why wait?
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