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Essential Tips for Landing a Job After Being Self Employed

Although it can be challenging to find a job after being self-employed, it is not impossible. Unfortunately, it can be harder to find a job when you have been self-employed, as employers will worry if you will be able to take direction from a “boss.” However, if you know the ways to tailor your search, [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on Essential Tips for Landing a Job After Being Self Employed

How to Make Your Ideal Job Search Strategy in 2016

It is a new year, with new aspirations. It’s time to make 2016 a spectacular year and with that comes the thought of finding a better job. So, if you want to change things up with your job, then a strategy for your job search should be made. Needs Assessment It’s important to think about [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on How to Make Your Ideal Job Search Strategy in 2016

The Interview Went Well. Why Wasn’t I Hired?

Imagine this: You get back from your interview feeling confident you did a great job and showcased your knowledge and experience really well. A week later, you get a rejection letter in the mail. This leaves you wondering what you did wrong. What could you have done better? Here are some reasons you may not [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on The Interview Went Well. Why Wasn’t I Hired?

Using #Hashtags in Your Job Search

I know you may be thinking that hashtags have no place in your job search, but they can actually help you. As an example, when you put hashtags in LinkedIn, they can be searched. Hashtags can also be searched on Twitter. You can use hashtags such as #jobsearch or use one that is a position [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Blog, Job Search, Social Media|1 Comment

How to Write the Perfect Thank You Note After Your Interview

It is really important to send a thank you note after having your interview. Taking the time to do so shows you are genuinely interested in the position. Since most candidates interviewed will send a thank you note, if you don’t send one out, then you certainly won’t get the job. According to a survey [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|Blog, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Job Search|Comments Off on How to Write the Perfect Thank You Note After Your Interview

Why Goal Setting is Important to Your Career

Whether you are in what feels like a dead end job or on a career track to bigger and better opportunities, it’s important to set goals for yourself. Setting goals gives you a sense of direction so you don’t feel lost in life. You can set goals for your career and go about how to [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on Why Goal Setting is Important to Your Career

Resume Flaws that Can Make or Break Your Job Search

Your resume demonstrates your skills, experience, and capabilities of performing a job. When you have flaws in your resume, this can destroy your chances of getting called in for an interview. So, you want to be very cautious of the image your resume is portraying. It can make you appear incompetent to do the job [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Resume Flaws that Can Make or Break Your Job Search

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?

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
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