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And You Thought Job Searching Just Meant Looking for Work

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Once upon a time, job searching basically meant perusing the Classifieds, sending a resume and cover letter, waiting for the phone to ring and sitting through one or more interview sessions and trying mightily to convey how your experience, background and training were commensurate with the needs of the organization.  If you were to simply

Gathering Intel for your Job Interview – A Guide To Career Advancement Reconnaissance

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Once upon a time, the key to getting a job was nailing the job interview.  Well, okay, perhaps that still is the key.  What has changed, however, is what is expected of you during that job interview.  Professional appearance, a ready smile, steady demeanor and clear communication skills are still important, so important, in fact,

The Unlucky 7: Job Interview Etiquette Mistakes That You MUST Avoid

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Has civility completely become a lost art?  Think about it.  The anonymity of social media tools on the internet enables people to say virtually anything they want, no matter how inappropriate, offensive, or socially unacceptable it might be.  Words and conduct once considered to be profanity and obscenity are now commonplace on radio and television. 

Interview Essentials: What You Must Know

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A great cover letter, recommendation, or resume might get you in the door, but it’s the interview that will keep you there.  A prospective employer wants to know that you are not only qualified, but that you’re a good fit for the company.  These essential tips will help you hone your interviewing skills, so you

Smart Tips to Ace Your Next Job Interview

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According to ExecuNet in their 2012 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, 59% of executive recruiters are “confident” or “very confident” that employment opportunities for executives will open up over the coming months. That’s great news if you want to expand your career horizons. But first you’ll need to get through the all-important job interview. Whether

12 Ways to Use the Telephone More Effectively In Your Job Search

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Job seekers frequently suffer from telephone phobia. Knowing how and using the telephone effectively during your job search will make help keep your search moving forward efficiently and productively, ultimately helping you to land a new job faster and more successfully. Out of intimidation, shyness, or a fear of rejection many job seekers will try

How-to Easily Crack The Hidden Job Market

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// // While it is difficult to identify the original source for this statistic, it has often been said that approximately 80% of all jobs filled are done so in what is known as the "hidden" or "unpublished" job market. These are jobs typically landed through word-of-mouth and referrals as opposed to the hit-or-miss method

3 Essential Job Search Interview Secrets You Must Know to Quickly Land Your Next Job

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// // The job search interview: it's one of the most important but least understood aspects of looking for a job. The single most important thing you can do to get a job is to interview. That’s right. You’ve promoted yourself with a stand-out resume, you’ve opened the right doors, attracted the attention of the

How-to Easily Create a Compelling, Branded Elevator Pitch for Your Job Search

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Job Search Networking Personal Branding

// // The elevator pitch. You are probably familiar with the term. It is most commonly used to describe the concise 60-second speech that business owners and executives, as well as salespeople, use to describe their business, product, or service to others. More importantly, it is a speech that is delivered in a compelling way

Salary Negotiation Tips: How-To Raise Your Salary Even In a Competitive Job Market

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Salary Negotiation Tips: How-To Raise Your Salary Even In a Competitive Job Market 2

Salary Negotiation Tip #1: Know your value and be able to clearly articulate the returns that an employer can expect from hiring you. Never forget that as an employee you are investment. When a company hires you, they are making a financial investment through the compensation and benefits that they provide you (as well as

Your Value Proposition – The Key to Getting Job Interviews

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Personal Branding Resume Writing

// // In my business, before I develop and write a resume, I require my clients to complete a fairly comprehensive questionnaire. When these questionnaires are returned to me, I am frequently frustrated by incomplete answers...sometimes just a few sentences to describe five, ten, fifteen years of experience! These clients assume that I have written

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