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    How to Pitch Yourself to Employers

    While most job seekers know how to generally market themselves to employers, they don’t always know how to effectively pitch themselves to employers.

    When you submit your cover letter and resume, an employer spends about six seconds scanning it to see if you’re even qualified for the position. In these six seconds, you need to …

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    4 Things Employers Look for When They Google You

    Want to know what 80 percent of employers do before they invite you for an interview?

    They Google you.

    If this surprises you, then this article is exactly what you need to read. In today’s workforce, employers value transparency when recruiting and hiring candidates, so you need to make sure your online presence is clean …

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    6 Ways to Find Fulfillment in Your Career

    Many people think they’re stuck in boring, unfulfilling careers. In fact, 70 percent of workers are disengaged at work.

    Research confirms people find more purpose in their work when they change how they want to approach it. More importantly, it’s not how your employer assigns your work, but it’s how you approach the work you’re …

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    4 Ways To Know You Chose The Right Job

    Finding a career that you’re passionate about can be incredibly difficult. In the world today, there are twice as many disengaged, unhappy workers than there are people who love their jobs.

    There are so many factors that people worry about when looking for employment that they often lose sight of what truly matters. Some work …

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    3 Ways To Brand Yourself As A Freelancer

    There are more than 42 million freelance workers in the United States today.

    If you’re one of them, branding yourself is absolutely necessary for getting noticed and making sure people remember the kind of freelance work you do. But too many freelance sites don’t do a good enough job of showcasing a memorable brand.

    A …

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    3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Career

    In a world where social media allows us to connect with almost everyone in the free world instantaneously, one platform dominates the professional networking space. Its name? LinkedIn.

    By now, most people in the professional world have heard of LinkedIn. Job seekers know it can help them find a career, but many don’t know how …

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    4 Ways Social Media Can Blend Personal Brand and Job Search

    In your job search, having a great personal brand is a wildly understated way to stand out and better your chances of getting hired.

    Social media can be used as a catalyst that bridges the gap between personal brand and job search. According to Jobvite, 94 percent of recruiters use (or plan to use) social …

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    3 Ways Guest Blogging Can Boost Your Personal Brand

    Your personal brand relies on many factors, but digital presence is probably the biggest.

    But sometimes, you can be so busy running a business that you simply don’t have time to handle the traditional aspects of personal branding (speaking engagements, for example).

    Content marketing is quickly becoming one of the biggest digital branding outlets, and …

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    3 Ways to Avoid Job Search Scams

    Sometimes the promise of easy money can make us do crazy things.

    Liz is a (hypothetical) long-term job seeker. One day, she comes across an email from a man claiming to be a recruiter for one of the biggest companies in her industry. He explains he saw her LinkedIn profile and thinks her qualifications would …

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    4 Personal Branding Tips from Beyoncé

    Whether you love her or hate her, there’s no denying that Beyoncé is a personal branding goddess.

    Throughout her career, whether it was good press or bad, she stuck true to her brand and built it into one of the most consistent and credible personas in the music industry. When she encountered mistakes, she knew …

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