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How Liberal Arts Degrees Help Your Job Search

Having a degree that doesn’t connect to an obvious profession doesn’t have to limit what you can do in life. In fact, it can open many opportunities.

Answering “What’s Your Biggest Weakness?”

Tweet Hiring managers love the question “What’s your biggest weakness?” because it tells them at least three different things about you: Are you self-aware? Are you honest? Is your “flaw” something they can live with? If you answer “I work too hard for my own good” or “I’m my own worst critic,” you don’t show [...]

Finding Openings at Small Companies and Start-ups

Tweet After looking at what you can demonstrate about yourself to increase your chances of landing jobs in small companies , let’s see where you can find some of these openings. Unlike large firms, small companies and start-ups do not always have formal job listings. There is no substitute for networking and it becomes all [...]

Be the Job

Tweet You know how to know the job and look the job, but do you know how to be the job?  There are some aspects of behavior that are the same no matter what job you are looking for – you should be courteous, polite, prompt.  These are things that, regardless of the position you are [...]

Look the Job

Tweet Image is important when you are job seeking or working.  The image you put forth – be it in person, online, or through your work – communicates who you are and how you work.

Know the Job

Tweet There are three key elements to getting the job you want – knowing the job, looking the job, and being the job.  How well do you really know the job you hope to get?  This is the first step to reaching your end goal. When you are job seeking, you need to know the [...]

Video Friday: 5 Quick Tips for Your Resume

Tweet Introducing Jobfully’s new blog series: Video Fridays.  Every Friday in August, we’ll be posting a short video about an important aspect of your job search.  We’re kicking the series off with a great vlog about improving your resume from Jobfully VP Carrie Krueger.

The Introvert’s Guide to Networking

Tweet If the idea of walking into a room full of people and talking to any of them makes you want to crawl back into bed for a week, this post is for you.  And the advice is coming from someone like you (me).  Many people (extroverts) say that to be successful in business or [...]

Optimizing the Jobless Interval in Your Life

Tweet Jobseekers sometimes worry they may be passed over for a job because they’ve been unemployed “too long”.  A six month job search is not uncommon yet that gap may create a negative image for some hiring managers.  To strengthen your resume and your position with the interviewer you will need a viable story that [...]

Turn Your Resume Straw Into Gold

Tweet I’ve just been handed a list of six terms that no one is interested in seeing on your resume.  When you see them on your resume here are some reminders of ways to revise them to your advantage.  Keep in mind: Get to the point quickly. 1)      Responsible for Doesn’t every job come with [...]

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