Create an Elevator Pitch Employers Want to Hear

An elevator pitch is a short summary used to tell about a person or organization in a quick and concise way. It’s an effective way of telling a potential employer who you are, how you can contribute, and what kind of position you’re seeking.

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The Importance of Customizing your Resume

It is essential to customize your resume for each job application. Spend less time on the market by spending a little more time actually IN the process.

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Explaining Job Loss: Be brief, Be positive

Nearly all employees will lose a job at some point. Here are strategies for speaking to the loss with confidence and poise.

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Dealing With Rejection During Your Job Search

These days, you may encounter many rejections during your job search. Take care of your personal well being and keep your hunt on track by following these tips.

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The Top 3 Ways to Find Unadvertised Job Openings

While cracking this market requires action on your part, it’s a lot more rewarding than reading job boards and sitting by the phone. Try these proven techniques for discovering the best jobs.

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We Often Overlook Warm Connections

When it comes to getting a job, it’s essential to sit down and make a list of warm contacts and update them regularly. The more people who know you are looking for a job, the better.

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The Interview Today: 4 Question Types to Expect

There are four primary types of interview questions, and we will go through sample questions for each of the first three: Introductory, Situational and Behavioral, Job Specific, and Awkward/Bad/Inappropriate. Stay tuned tomorrow for the final type, it deserves it’s own segment.

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What Will You Do When You’re Facing a Big Project at Work?

Let’s say you’ve just been assigned a big project at your job. It can be difficult to figure out where to start and what kind of resources you’ll need with so much to do.

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The Infamous “Tell Me About Yourself”

Tell me about yourself” is often the first question you hear at a job interview. Learn how to describe yourself quickly and compellingly so you can land more job offers.

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Job Interview Finesse: Find Out What YOU Want to Know

Job interviews provide an important opportunity to discover if you and your new employer will be a good match before you leap into a new position. Not only are they interviewing you, but also you’re interviewing them!

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Three Ways to Get the Most from Online Learning Activities

Learning online can be a great way to find out new things and gain new insights. You save the commute to classes and you can learn any time you like. Some online learning activities are more structured than others, but you can pick and choose from the ones you enjoy.

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The Recruiter Calls…Are You Ready?

Psst…always answer calls you don’t know in a job search. The resume, cover letter, and strong LinkedIn profile landed you the interview! Most outreach will come via email requesting a phone or video interview. If a recruiter calls you and asks for a few minutes of your time, consider it an interview.

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