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How Social Media Can Affect Your Job Search

Many managers look at your online presence when receiving your resume and cover letter. They review your social media profiles to see what pictures you have posted and what you have written. So think twice before posting something. Is it something that you would want a prospective employer to see? If you have already posted [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|Comments Off on How Social Media Can Affect Your Job Search

I’m Over 50. How Should My Job Search Be Different?

“The average duration of unemployment for job seekers age 55 and older was 54.3 weeks in December 2014. That's more than five months longer than the 28.2 weeks younger workers remain unemployed,” according to an AARP Public Policy Institute analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data (Source). Here are some tips on how to search [...]

By | December 9th, 2015|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on I’m Over 50. How Should My Job Search Be Different?

Preparing for the Interview

Imagine this: There is a company you really want to work with. You work really hard on polishing up your resume and writing the perfect cover letter. A week after sending your documents, you get a call from the HR department saying they want to schedule an interview. You are super excited, but know now [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|Blog, Interviewing|Comments Off on Preparing for the Interview

How to Write a Cover Letter That Stands Out

There are many job seekers that put together a polished resume and then throw together a quick cover letter. It’s important to know that the cover letter is just as important. A cover letter is the first thing a prospective employer looks at. The cover letter will help them make the decision to read the [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|Blog, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters|Comments Off on How to Write a Cover Letter That Stands Out

How to Find a Job During the Holidays

The holidays always bring about change. We think about how we want the approaching New Year, to be different and better. One part of our lives we think about changing is our job. It might seem like a hopeless endeavor to search for a new job, as you might think no one is hiring. That [...]

By | November 13th, 2015|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on How to Find a Job During the Holidays

Top 7 Questions to Ask Your Resume Writer

Maybe you have been trying to put together a resume for yourself for a while. You feel like you have been trying really hard to find that perfect job but your resume just isn’t landing you any interviews. You feel frustrated as you know you are qualified, but the phone don’t ring! So, you decide [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Top 7 Questions to Ask Your Resume Writer

How to Prep Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

It’s important to think of your LinkedIn profile as an online resume. So here are some tips to prepare your profile for your job search. Name: Do not use nicknames or anything of the sort. Use your first and last name so that you can demonstrate professionalism. Using a nickname will make a recruiter or [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|Comments Off on How to Prep Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

After the Interview

You had a great interview. Now you just need to sit and wait for the call offering you the job, right? Wrong! The interview is just one part of the job search puzzle. You need to take these next steps to help ensure you will be one of the final candidates considered for the position. [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on After the Interview

You’ve Got The Interview, Now What?

Congratulations! You received a call from a hiring manager and your interview has been scheduled. Now you are beginning to panic because you feel you may not be prepared. There are key things you can do to increase your chances for a successful interview. The more prepared you are, the less likely you will fumble [...]

By | October 28th, 2015|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on You’ve Got The Interview, Now What?

From Resume to Interview and In-between

Looking for a job is, in itself, a job. It involves more than looking at ads and figuring out how to make your resume work for you. Think of your resume as a key to unlocking the door to a phone call, or ideally, an interview. To be able to insert the key (your resume) [...]

By | October 21st, 2015|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on From Resume to Interview and In-between
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