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    Pokemon Go Style Job Hunting

    It is very strange to find similarities between a mobile app game and job hunting but interestingly, there are many! Below are some lessons Pokemon Go can teach you about job hunting.

    Go Outside: You need to go outside to catch Pokemon. It is the same with job hunting too. You need to go outside,…
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    Have You Checked Your References?

    Your resume is perfect. You nailed the job interviews. And now your future employer wants to check your references.  No problem …right?  Well, hopefully…but who really knows what your references say about you?  How do they handle the tough questions like” why are you leaving your current job” or “what could you improve on”?  When …

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    5 Job Search Mistakes Show You’re Not Paying Attention

    Applying for jobs is one of the most burdensome aspects of the job search process. Cover letters, resumes, applications – lots of paper work requiring sharp attention to detail.  With so many things to pay attention to, people are bound to make mistakes. But as we all know, every little thing counts when it comes …

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    How to Handle Rejection

    Rejection is a natural part of life.  Whether by someone we found attractive, our top college pick, or the sports team we didn’t make, we have all, at some point,  felt the pain and disappointment of being rejected.

    Nowhere is rejection more common than in job search. And just like every other aspect of the …

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    Posted in Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    Decisions! Decisions! How to Pick Out Your Tie

    Men face few choices when it comes to dressing for a job interview. Suits and shoes are always dark colors – black, gray, or brown. Shirts are typically white or blue.  The real difficult choice is which tie to wear.

    When I was interviewing for jobs, I always tried to match my tie to the …

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    Posted in Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    5 Considerations Before Accepting the Job (Besides Salary!)

    When deciding whether or not to accept a job offer, it’s important to look at more than just dollars and cents. Money is important, and we all obviously want as much as possible, but a job can and should bring with it many other benefits that matter to us, sometimes, more than money.

    If you’ve …

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    A New Year, A New Job: Make 2013 Your Lucky Year!

    It’s that time of year again; time to reflect on the past and set goals for success in the upcoming year. Setting New Year’s resolutions may be a cliché exercise, but taking the time to determine what your focus should be in the next year is the first step to achieving it.

    New Year’s also …

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    What I Learned When I Lost My Job

    No one likes to admit they’ve lost a job. It could be performance issues, personality issues, or even the company performing mass layoffs. Everyone loses a job now and then, but that doesn’t mean we like to admit it.

    We’d rather quit in a blaze of glory that leaves upper management standing there, mouth agape, …

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    Want to Relocate? Six Tips for Getting Noticed

    If you’re looking for a position in a different geographic area than where you live, it can be difficult to get your resume noticed.  Naturally, employers prefer to hire local – it costs less and it’s easier to coordinate interviews.There are ways for you to increase your chances of getting that job across the country.  …

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    There’s an App for That: Apps for Job Seekers

    These days, there seems to be a mobile app for absolutely everything, and job seekers have not been forgotten. Search “jobs” in the Android or iTunes stores and you can spend hours browsing through the hundreds of apps that have been developed to promote jobs, give advice, and prepare you for the interview.

    Below are …

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