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Where Should You Start Your Job Search? Here’s Your 8-Step Plan

Posted by Erin Bazinet on May 3, 2018 9:47:13 AM

It’s a big decision to embark on a job search. Whether you are about to graduate or have years of experience, the process of looking for a new job is something you need to be prepared for. So the important question is, where should you even start? Listed here are eight steps you can take to be organized, equipped, and fully ready to take on a job search and find your next career opportunity.

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Easy and Effective Ways to Give Back to Your Professional Network

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Apr 26, 2018 9:30:46 AM

Everyone knows that networking is an essential part of a job search or career. You make contacts through LinkedIn, meet people at conferences, reach out to alumni of your school, and find numerous other ways to build your network of connections. Once you’ve established this group, how are you staying engaged with them?

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How to Make Sure Your Resume Has No Spelling Errors

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Apr 3, 2018 9:58:01 AM

After working tirelessly on creating your resume, the last thing you want to have is a spelling error on it. According to a recent survey, 59% of recruiters will reject a candidate's resume because of a spelling mistake or poor grammar.

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10 Additional Free Tools to Create a More Advanced Resume

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Feb 15, 2018 9:55:22 AM

Creating a resume for your job search can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are helpful tools online that can assist you in writing a more advanced resume.

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How to Skillfully Explain Employment Gaps on Your Resume

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jan 25, 2018 9:39:50 AM

Throughout your professional career, there may be a time where you needed to take time off for one reason or another. Maybe you were taking care of a family member, wanted to go back to school, or were laid off. Whatever the reason may be, chances are a potential employer is going to ask about it.

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7 More Books That Will Transform Your Professional Outlook

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jan 17, 2018 10:01:07 AM

As you start to take on the new year, it's a great time to set your goals of what you want to learn and achieve this year. One way to get motivated is to find a top book that not only provides you with helpful information, but will also inspire you in your career.

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5 Creative Ways to Make Your Personal Brand Shine

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Jan 11, 2018 9:35:39 AM

With the start of the New Year, it’s a great time to take a look at how you’re perceived online. Get a better understanding of your personal brand by reviewing your social media, online profiles, and anything else on the web that you may use in your job search or to advance your career. Regardless of where you are professionally, there are most likely a few things you can do to improve your brand.

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What You Need to Research About an Organization Before an Interview

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Dec 20, 2017 9:30:46 AM

One of the most important aspects of preparing for an upcoming interview is research. In order to maintain a steady two-way conversation with your interviewer, you need to be able to demonstrate your knowledge of the potential employer.

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How to Be More Interesting in an Interview

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Nov 28, 2017 9:51:38 AM

When going into an interview, it’s important to find the ways to differentiate yourself from the pool of candidates who are also interviewing. You will most likely be asked a range of ‘typical’ interview questions, like “Tell me about yourself” or “What is your greatest weakness?” While these types of questions are going to be asked by recruiters and hiring manager alike, it’s important to learn the ways to stick out from the crowd and be memorable. Follow these helpful tips in order to be more interesting and make a lasting impression in your interview.

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Don’t Let These 7 Job Search Myths Scare You

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Oct 31, 2017 10:54:49 AM

Throughout your job search, you’re bound to come across situations that may deter you from the overall process. You’re likely to be getting information and advice from a variety of online resources and those in your industry, as well as friends and family. It can sometimes be hard and frightening to take on all a job search entails. Nevertheless, during this Halloween and beyond, don’t let the following seven myths scare you as you begin your search for a new opportunity.

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