How to Manage and Grow Your Personal Brand During a Job Search

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You’re a brand

What will potential employers think of you when they search for you online? The way you present yourself will determine if you’ll be considered for the job or not. Just like a company takes great care of how they present themselves online, on social media, in videos, at events etc, you need to do the same.  Think of all the different ways a potential employer might find information about you whether it be on sites ...

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5 Holiday Job Search Tips

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Contrary to popular belief, the end of the year can be a great time to apply for jobs. Many job seekers have the incorrect impression that employers aren’t hiring during the end of year holidays, and hold off on their job seeking activities until January. This makes January a much busier month, resulting in more resumes and competition for open positions. Here are 5 tips for how to find job opportunities during the holiday season.

  1. Networking

    With all the ...

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Avoid These Common Job Application Mistakes

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Many people think of the interview as the first step in finding a new job. What many fail to realize is that the application is the first step. Too often people will make simple mistakes during the application process that will stop the chances of moving forward dead in its tracks.

  1. Fail to follow directions
    Be sure to follow all instructions and directions during the application process. If there are questions; answer them, or write in N/A (not ...
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Do I Need a Cover Letter?

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A common question from job seekers is: “Do I really need a cover letter, and if so, what do I write in it?” Yes, always include a cover letter with your resume unless no way to submit one with your application, or if the job posting says not to submit one; then you don’t need one. Here are 5 ways to make your cover letter stand out.

If you’re not sure whether the hiring manager or recruiter might want ...

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5 Quick Ways to Make Your Tech Resume Stand Out

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When reviewing resumes for technical positions, there are certain things recruiters will look for that are different from other kinds of resumes. When composing your resume for a tech position, here are 5 quick and helpful tips to make sure your resume will provide the accurate information and meet their expectations.

 

1. Technical Summary

A resume for a technical position, such as a Network Administrator, Developer or Engineer, should clearly show the candidates technical skills. A great way to ...

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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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