Create an Elevator Pitch Employers Want to Hear

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.

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The Importance of Customizing your Resume

The Importance of Customizing your Resume

Your resume should be customized for each job application

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Explaining Job Loss: Be brief, Be positive

Explaining Job Loss: Be brief, Be positive

Prepare a response to this question that is honest and yet forward-looking. Don’t pause or appear taken aback.

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Dealing With Rejection During Your Job Search

Dealing With Rejection 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

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

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

The Interview Today: 4 Question Types to Expect

Let's talk about playing ping pong to make the interview an engaging conversation.

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The Infamous “Tell Me About Yourself”

The Infamous “Tell Me About Yourself”

There’s a lot at stake, but you can make the situation work to your advantage. 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 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

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?

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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Ready, Set, Job Search

Ready, Set, Job Search

When you are ready to do online job searching, cast a wide net. LinkedIn.com and Indeed.com are the most popular job boards today. But, do not rule out Careerbuilder.com, ZipRecuiter, and Monster.com and consider niche sites for unique fields like dice.com for tech, charitableadvisors.com for nonprofit jobs, and professional association job boards.

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