Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

Professional Associations are a Great Resource for Job Seekers

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There are countless associations available for professionals to join. Some are industry specific, some target particular demographics, and they range in size, cost and exclusivity. The key is to not only pick the right association(s) for your goals and but also utilize the membership(s) effectively. Four Reasons to Augment Your Job Search Efforts with Memberships Read more »

References Can Make or Break Your Chances of Getting a Job – Ensure Yours are Positive!

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During a job search it is important to be prepared to provide a list of references, should a potential employer make the request. Avoid a last minute scramble by gathering your references as soon as possible. The following will help you compile, vet and prepare a solid list of references to use during your job Read more »

Develop a Strategy to Achieve Job Search Success!

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Looking for a new job takes time and effort – often as much as a full time job! Attack your job search as you would any project at work by creating a plan. It will enable you to identify your ideal targets, establish a timeframe, focus your energy on what is most important and stay Read more »

Identify and Bridge the Skills Gaps on Your Resume to Get a Job You Want

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In order to find their dream jobs, job seekers must be ideal candidates. No one is perfect, but it is possible to improve the perception recruiters and hiring managers have by tailoring your resume to the job. One aspect of this is to bridge any gaps between your own skill set and those of the Read more »

Self-Reflection Enables Job Search Success!

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Self-reflection is an important tool at any stage of your career, but it is especially critical when looking for a new job. Without it you could find yourself in a prolonged job search or an undesirable working situation. After all, if you don’t know yourself (your strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes, values and goals) how can Read more »

How Contract Work Can Help Advance Your Career

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Have you been reluctant to consider temporary assignments in the past? If so, your reservations may have caused you to miss out on a plethora of valuable career opportunities. In fact, a significant portion of our country’s workforce is made up of temporary and contract employees. According to the American Staffing Association (ASA), America’s staffing companies employ Read more »

Use This Holiday Season to Find a Job in the New Year

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Many job seekers assume that the holiday season is a bad time to begin a search, even though they hope to take on a new role in the coming year. On the contrary, the holidays are an excellent time to begin the process! If you’re considering a change, make the most of this time in Read more »

Called for a Last-Minute Interview? Consider These Tips to Prepare on Short Notice!

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In a perfect world, every job interview would get scheduled in advance, with at least a few days to prepare. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. What do you do if you get a call to interview in 24 hours or less? Your first instinct might be to say no, but this could Read more »

How to Get Noticed by Companies When Searching for a New Job

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Looking for a new job can be a taxing process, often requiring a great deal of time and effort. To be successful, you need to do more than simply update your resume, you need to stand out from the competition. While this is often easier said than done, the outcome is well worth the effort. Read more »

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