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

    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

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

    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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    Posted in Articles, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    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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    Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Social Media

    With Facebook’s Social Job App, Time to Clean Up

    Now that Facebook has announced their Social Jobs app, it’s a good time for you to consider cleaning up your profile page and making other adjustments.  You’ve all heard advice about your Facebook profiles before – but if you’re going to take the next step and use Facebook to find a job – it’s time …

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    Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Social Media, Success Strategies

    Job Search Tips for International Students

    According to the Institute of International Education (www.iie.org), there were almost 725,000 international students studying in the United States in 2011, a 32 percent increase compared to a decade ago.  While it can be relatively easy for international student to find a school to attend in the U.S., getting a job here is a very …

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    Posted in Career Development, Job Search, Personal Branding

    Building Your Personal Brand Through Volunteerism

    Whether you’re in between jobs, in school, or working full time, volunteering is a great way to build your personal brand. Sharing your time with non-profit organizations can help you build your network and develop your skills while doing some good for your community.

    Volunteering shows you’re team oriented.  When you give your time to …

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    Posted in Career Development, Job Search, Networking, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Actions Speak Louder Than Words

    When it comes to personal branding, you can invest all the time and effort you want in to creating well-worded profiles, resumes, cover letters, and “About Me” websites, but if you don’t back up your written communications with constructive interactions, all of that work will be for nothing.

    Your personal brand is best developed through …

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    Posted in Career Development, Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies
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