Tag: Job Search

Using Social Media to Power Your Job Search

Social media has become an important part of our everyday lives. We use Facebook to connect to friends and share thoughts and images. We use LinkedIn to grow our professional network. And we use a host of other social media platforms to either express ourselves or connect to others. However, social media can play a

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How to Create & Utilize a Job Search Support Group

Finding support during your job search can be tough. Sometimes you feel it’s you against the world but it doesn’t have to be! You definitely have support around you–friends and family. However, how about creating your own specialized job search support group? There are several such groups online that offer support and encouragement. But it

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Utilizing Networking Events in Your Job Search (Pt. 2)

Your job search can be both exciting and stressful. It can be exciting because you are on the hunt for a new adventure–a new chapter in your career. And of course it can be stressful because there are so many unknowns. However, attending a lot of networking events can ease your mind. You will be

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Utilizing Networking Events in Your Job Search (Pt. 1)

Attending networking events should definitely be a part of your job search strategy. Why? Because you will meet people that can help you get a job! However, before plunging yourself into these events you must do a number of things. First of all, you must come up with a plan. You obviously know why you

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How to Diversify Your Job Search Strategy

Let’s face it–if you aren’t diversifying your job search strategy you aren’t going to have much luck. Even if you have a keyword rich resume that you believe will be accepted through most ATS’ the chances of landing a job that way is pretty low. Applying online should take up about 20% of your time…maybe.

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Why Information Interviews are Essential to Any Successful Job Search (Pt. 2)

Gathering information in your job search is vital to landing a job. Uncovering info about companies, key people, market trends, and continuing to grow your network needs to happen before you can truly get a job you deserve. And all it takes is a phone call. An email. A message on LinkedIn. Or a Hello

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