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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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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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5 Questions You Need to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Posted by Andreea Muntean on Apr 24, 2018 9:42:22 AM

So you’ve been given a job offer, now what? If you are excited and the job fits your requirement, then accept it on the spot…but only if you have the answers to the questions that confirm it’s the right fit for you. Here are the top five questions to ask a potential employer that will allow you to see if this position aligns with your personal and professional goals.

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5 Things to Know Before Graduating (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Nov 21, 2017 8:55:53 AM

Just because you’re going to be a college graduate, doesn’t necessarily mean you’re qualified for every entry-level job that comes your way. There are things you need to do in college to proactively gain experience so you can be ready to dive into the job market. Take a look at the infographic below which shows the five things students should know before they get ready to graduate and enter the workforce.

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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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How to Make Yourself More Available to Recruiters (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 24, 2017 10:13:18 AM

So, you’ve decided it’s time for a change in your career, what’s next? Whether it’s switching jobs, taking on a leadership role, or completely changing your career path, it’s now time to get your job search going. While looking for a new opportunity, it is important to make yourself completely available to recruiters. Below is an infographic that outlines helpful tips to ensure recruiters will be able to reach you while you are tackling your job search.

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Even More Helpful Google Chrome Extensions for Job Seekers

Posted by Erin Bazinet on Sep 27, 2017 10:42:46 AM

There are constantly new tools becoming available to job seekers as the world of hiring continues to evolve. We previously presented our top Google Chrome extensions that can assist you in a number of ways during your job search. As these types of tools further develop, we’ve found even more extensions that will help you land that next job. Take a look at the following Google Chrome tools that will assist any job seeker in their search for a new career opportunity.

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Do You Know You Have These 5 Impressive Skills? (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 18, 2017 10:35:52 AM

This post was originally published on the JOHNLEONARD blog and written by Erin Bazinet on February 16, 2016.

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