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Pre-Interview Research

Tweet You got the interview, now what?  Time to dig in and learn all you can so you can shine in the face-to-face meeting.  Having good background on the company will make you look interested and prepared, but the research will give you valuable knowledge that will help confirm that this is in fact a [...]

Making a Career Transition

Tweet You hear a lot these days about “hot jobs” – jobs are in increasing demand. You also hear a lot about jobs that have disappeared forever. If you were working in a field that is no longer flourishing, or  if you simply want to move into a different profession that better fits you, you [...]

Why Face Time is So Important to Your Job Search

Tweet Focus on face time! That’s the message from research that shows you get a lot more done face to face than you do via email. What’s true in the work environment is even more true in your job search. Here are just a few of the advantages of face to face communication:

How to Find a Job in a Different City

Tweet Job seekers have lots of reasons for considering work in other cities.  It could be for personal reasons, seeking a stronger economy, or hoping that there will be more demand for their skills. Whether you are certain you want to move or are considering it, there are some special techniques you can use when [...]

Don’t Ignore Smaller Companies in Your Job Search

Tweet Job seekers often focus their efforts on large firms with name recognition and, in the process, ignore smaller younger companies. However, by doing so, they are eliminating some good options. While looking for a job, you want to broaden your horizons and target a wide range of employers in your field of interest, regardless [...]

Repairing and Building Your Online Reputation

Tweet “The End of Forgetting” is a perfect way to signify today’s new reality of how difficult it is to retract information about and photos of yourself from the web. Many articles have discussed in-depth the issues of reputation and privacy. For job seekers, this topic is extremely relevant as the vast majority of recruiters are now using online tools to research [...]

Job Search: Why Referrals Work

Tweet Job seekers know that networking is an important part of a job search. But just how important is it? The Salary Reporter and Jobvite, published this month, clearly demonstrates that networking is vital to your job search – and highlights some interesting networking possibilities you might not be fully taking advantage of.

Avoiding “Unemployment Discrimination”

Tweet Are employers discriminating by refusing to consider unemployed people for open positions? It’s unclear whether this practice is illegal and how widespread it may be.  It does happen and it’s important to understand why. Employers are trying to hire the best and brightest people with the sharpest, most up to date skills. All things [...]

What Can Job Seekers Expect in 2012?

Tweet The news is full of reports about unemployment statistics, a possible increase in hiring in the New Year and when and how fast the economy might recover.  Naturally, many job seekers comb through this news hoping for information that will help with their job search.

Making the Most of the Temp Trend

Tweet As the economy slowly recovers, companies are adding temps rather than full time employees, while they wait for things to stabilize. A Wall Street Journal article hints this may be a long term trend.  Job seekers should be very open to temp or contract work and  make the most of it, viewing it as [...]

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