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Video Friday: Positioning Yourself as Perfectly Qualified

Tweet Highly qualified workers face a special challenge when applying for jobs. They risk being told they are overqualified. But by positioning their qualifications as a perfect match, they can avoid the label and interview successfully. In this video, Jobfully’s Carrie Krueger explains how.

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 [...]

How to Get Hired at Start-ups (Part 2)

Tweet For many people, working at a startup is exciting, and it’s not hard to understand why. You can get in on the ground floor, be a part of a team that creates something new and with high potential. That’s why it’s so cool to work for a startup, but that’s also why it’s not [...]

How to Get Hired at Start-ups (Part 1)

Tweet For many people, working at a startup is exciting, and it’s not hard to understand why. You can get in on the ground floor, be a part of a team that creates something new and with high potential. That’s why it’s so cool to work for a startup, but that’s also why it’s not [...]

Wrapping Up an Internship

Tweet It’s the time of year when many students are wrapping up their internships and preparing to return to school. As my summer with Jobfully wraps up, I’ve been thinking about the best way to leave an internship.  As you depart, you need to position yourself for your future, and you want leave your employer [...]

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 [...]

Bringing Life to a “Dead End” Internship

Does your internship feel like a dead-end that is taking you nowhere? Here is how to make the most of it and use it to get the experience you need to get a job.

What to Do When You Don’t Know What You Want to Do

You may have the degree, but do you know what to do with it? How to start a career when you don’t know what you want to do.

Action Items for Job Market Newbies

Tweet You’ve never done this “job search” thing before, or maybe you’ve only dipped into the process when you got a summer job last year.  Let’s talk about what actions new college graduates can take in today’s job market.

New Grads: Survive and Thrive in 2012 Job Market

Tweet The job marketing is looking better for college graduates this year than in 2011. According to a recent report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers responding to the 2012 Job Outlook Spring Update say they expect to hire 10.2 percent more new college graduates from the college Class of 2012 than [...]

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