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How to Use a Video Interview to Your Advantage

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Jan 3, 2018 10:16:53 AM

Technology has started to become a necessity in our everyday lives. The way you would get things done even a decade ago has most likely changed in some way due to technology. This even includes applying for jobs and then interviewing for them as well.

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How to Easily Create an Online Portfolio for Your Job Search

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Dec 7, 2017 1:55:38 PM

 When applying to jobs, you typically include your resume and cover letter with your application. This is definitely considered the standard, but those documents alone don’t always give you the opportunity to show your true self and really highlight your work.

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4 Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating in Your Job Search

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Nov 30, 2017 10:30:26 AM

Finding a job can be stressful, and at times, a very long process. We’re all familiar with applying to a number of job postings, and then maybe only hearing back from a few employers. It can be difficult to try and put your best foot forward when you may not be landing every phone screen or interview. However, you need to find the ways you can be more motivated and encouraged in order to remain productive in your search. Follow the next four steps in order to avoid procrastinating in your job search and move the hiring process forward.

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How to Smartly Build a More Professional Wardrobe

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Nov 16, 2017 10:43:01 AM

Most of us have gotten used to throwing on a pair of jeans and our favorite t-shirt to head out of the house or run errands. While we may not always think about the outfits we choose to wear, this changes when we need to get dressed for the work place.

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Alternative Ways to Find New Networking Opportunities

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Nov 2, 2017 10:56:22 AM

We all know that networking can be a super useful and important tool when looking for jobs, as well as better your career and expand your knowledge. However, we also know that networking can be a stressful and daunting task. It takes a lot of work to go to networking events, make connections through LinkedIn, and attend conferences. Contrary to what you may believe, these methods are not the only places you can network. Here are five alternative ways that you can find new networking opportunities which can be just as valuable to your job search and overall career.

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What to Do on Sunday to Prepare for a Successful Week

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Oct 19, 2017 10:28:30 AM

For many of us, Sunday night is when you have the harsh realization that your weekend is coming to an end. It’s a time where we know we have to return to waking up early and being productive, which can be a difficult task when you’re coming off of a relaxing weekend. 

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How Can College Experiences Be Translated Into Job Search Success?

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Oct 5, 2017 10:33:22 AM

For most of your college career you have probably been told that internships are key for landing a job after college. While they still are very important for your career, internships are not the only way to gain new skills and experience in your particular field of interest. There are additional ways to gain that needed experience both in and out of the classroom that you may not have thought of initially. Keep reading to see which experiences in college can translate to experience needed when searching for jobs.

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How to Transition from College Life to Work Life

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Sep 21, 2017 10:30:03 AM

One of the major struggles everyone faces in their young adulthood is the quick transition from college life to professional work life. It may seem as though you have mastered a specific schedule and are on top of things, but life becomes much more difficult once school is no longer in the picture. Whether you are gearing up to graduate soon or just have, here is how you can be more prepared for the changes that come along with it.

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