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How to Personalize Your LinkedIn Invitations (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Whether you are a job seeker, recruiter or currently employed, it has become increasingly important and beneficial to build your social network. Taking the extra time to personalize your opening message on LinkedIn can make all the difference when standing out and creating solid connections. Allowed only 300 characters, it is important to focus on your goal and the similarities between you and the person you are trying to connect with.

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December is the Most Wonderful Time of The Year to Job Search

Posted by Madison Norman on Dec 4, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Many wait for the New Year to begin their job search or to change career paths, forgetting that December is a valuable time for job seekers to get their foot in the door and to keep the job search pushing. Besides spending your time this month holiday shopping and traveling, use it to set up the New Year with a new opportunity. The most wonderful time of the year can be said about this magical month and your job search! In fact, a survey reported, 94% of employers believe that candidates should continue or begin their job hunt during the holidays. Here are just a couple of reasons why the twelfth month is the best time of the year to look for a job.

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How to Build an Authentic Relationship with a Recruiter

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Oct 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM

In today’s tight job market with a historically low unemployment rate, recruiters now more than ever have been reaching out to an extended pool of candidates. Whether it’s via email, LinkedIn message or text messaging, recruiters are on the prowl for top talent to help fill the 7.1 million open jobs in the US. As a job seeker or someone who is interested in building their professional network, now is the time to capitalize on the chance to build and develop relationships with recruiters.

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How to Avoid Getting 'Ghosted' by Candidates (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 25, 2018 10:52:29 AM

With a booming job market, a greater number of employers have experienced the phenomenon of being ghosted by candidates. Instances of ghosting include, candidates agreeing to take an interview and then not show up, accepting a job position and not showing up on the first day, or even leaving a job without notice. To avoid this disturbance, watch our video below which highlights steps you can take to ensure that potential employees keep in contact and don’t negatively impact your organization! 

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How to Get the Most Out of Career Fairs

Posted by Madison Norman on Sep 18, 2018 9:53:35 AM

While some may be intimidated by the thought of career fairs, these events are set up to provide valuable opportunities for students to meet with prospective employers and learn more about their companies, hiring processes and openings. Even if you are not exactly sure which career path you would like to take, career fairs allow you the chance to ask employers, from multiple different fields, questions concerning their work. Follow these eight significant tips so you can get the most out of attending a career fair.

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5 Creative Ways to Make Your Personal Brand Shine (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jul 26, 2018 11:16:12 AM

Improving your personal brand is something professionals often overlook. This tool is your secret weapon for gaining employer’s attention or to further establish yourself as an industry leader. No matter where you are professionally you can always improve your brand. Take a look at the following video highlighting five creative ways to enhance your personal brand and really make it shine.

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Strategies to Get Hired as a Recent College Graduate

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jul 17, 2018 11:24:56 AM

Congratulations, you’ve graduated college! Now that you have retired your cap and gown, do you have a job? As your student loans sneak up on you and the stress of the real-world sets in, the post-grad job search can be intensely discouraging. Many of us are all too familiar with this frustrating feeling. Know that you’re not alone and you’re not out of luck! Below are strategies and resources that will help you stay on track with your job search and land your first ‘adult’ job.

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6 Things Recruiters Look for in Your LinkedIn Profile (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 28, 2018 10:52:15 AM

LinkedIn accounts have become a powerful tool used in a job search. Recruiters are looking through hundreds of LinkedIn profiles a week in search of qualified candidates for various different roles.

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How to Tackle Your Job Search Like a Marketer (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on May 22, 2018 10:07:10 AM

When you think about it, your job search is in some ways related to the world of marketing. In marketing, you use a variety of methods, tools, and ideas to market your product or service to a particular audience. In a job search, you also need to market yourself as a top candidate to your audience, which in this case is a potential employer.

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10 Conversation Starters to Use for Networking Success

Posted by Andreea Muntean on May 15, 2018 10:07:29 AM

You’re at a networking event, dressed to impress, but you just can’t seem to muster up the courage to walk up to someone and introduce yourself. It seems that everyone around you is having riveting conversations while you’re still trying to come up with something to say.

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