7 Things to Check Off Your Job Search Check List

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The process of finding a brand new job can be quite time consuming and frustrating. To make sure you don’t miss any important steps in the process, here are 7 things you should make sure are checked off your list to do:

Make sure your resume is up to date

Your resume is your first impression with a hiring manager. Make sure it is up to date, and reflects your job history and experience. Before submitting your resume, make ...

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6 Tips for a Successful Career Change

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Are you stuck in a job you don’t like and ready to make a move into a career that’s better aligned with your interests? Or maybe just looking for a more financially rewarding career path? Here are 6 things to take into consideration to help you with your career change.

Identify Your Transferrable Skills

Research and learn as much as you can about your new industry. Read industry news, job descriptions, attend industry evens to gain a solid understanding ...

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Don’t Let These Social Media Mistakes Derail Your Job Search

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93% of employers say they will search your social media pages during the interview process. The most common ones are, not surprisingly, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, although they may look at other ones as well. What they find on your social media pages will in many cases be the first impression of what kind of person and candidate you are. With that in mind, here are some things you should consider doing on your social media accounts ...

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A Personal Brand and Why Every Job Seeker Needs One

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Hiring managers and recruiters receive large amounts of job applications, so it is essential for job seekers to stand out from the crowd in order to be considered for a position. Your personal brand  is how you market yourself to others. You are your own brand. Think of yourself as a solution to a problem your potential employer is having. Your goal is to make sure that your customer (potential employer) is aware what you can do ...

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13 Reasons Why It Might Be Time for a Job or Career Change

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  1. Lack Passion

Has the honeymoon phase long passed? If you’re not waking up feeling excited about going into work anymore, and your enthusiasm for the contributions you are making is gone, it’s a good reason to look for a new, exciting opportunity. It could be a new position within the company, or perhaps time to look for a fresh start in a new environment to invigorate your career.

  1. Company not doing well

This one is pretty obvious. Are the ...

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Get Your Resume Moved to the Top: 9 Actions You Should Take

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Are you in between jobs, or thinking of applying for a new job? If you are looking for ways to make yourself and your resume stand out to potential employers, and separate yourself from the pack, here are 9 things you should do to give your resume, and yourself a boost, to make sure you get noticed.

Learn a new skill: Think about your ideal job. What would you like to be doing, and do you have all the ...

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Counter Offer – Why You Should Never Accept

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You have gone through the long interviewing process, and you have taken your time to weigh the pros and the cons. You finally accept an offer for a new opportunity, with a new company. You go into your boss’ office to give notice, and before you leave for the day, your boss calls you back into the office… they want you to stay.

If this hasn’t happened to you yet, know that situations like this occur often, and ...

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