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8 Easy Ways to Make Yourself More Hireable

– Posted in: Career Marketing
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As a job seeker you probably are well aware of the many obstacles on the road to landing a new job successfully. Knowing the best approach to the process will help your job hunting efforts be fruitful and productive. Whether you are just starting the journey to a new position or you've been beating the path

“Tell Me About Yourself” How To Craft The Perfect Answer To This Inevitable Job Search Question

– Posted in: Job Search Interviewing
"Tell Me About Yourself" How To Craft The Perfect Answer To This Inevitable Job Search Question

So you've finally been called to interview for that job you're dying to get. Or maybe you have an informational interview lined up or will be attending a networking event next week. You've researched the industry, the company, confirmed that your references will provide glowing recommendations, and prepared a list of questions you'll ask when given the

Video: Steps You Can Take Now To Propel Your Job Search Networking Success

– Posted in: Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

Networking throughout your career is essential, and no more so than when you are job searching. The exact percentage varies depending on the source, survey after survey shows that the vast majority of newly employed individuals found their new job via word of mouth and networking.  The simple facts are: if you are serious about

Career & Job Search Networking Made Easy: 14 Excuses NOT to Network And How To Get Over Them

– Posted in: Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

If you do not yet see the value of career and job search networking, this article is not for you. If you do not like job search networking, that is poor excuse for avoiding the key to your future career success. Developing, strengthening, and sustaining professional network relationships is at the center of your growth - or

“You Can’t Always Get What You Want…”: How To Get The Most Value From An Informational Interview

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques
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With apologies to Mick Jagger, while an informational interview may not get you the job you want, you just might find you get what you need:  Useful, insightful information about a job, a career or an industry;  information that has the potential of yielding both short and long-term benefits, not only with respect to any job search

Turbo Charge Your Networking Results & Get Hired Faster With These 5 Tips

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques
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// // Networking can be the difference between a successful job search and one that remains stagnant. Networking can give you a leg up on your competitors and get you hired faster, even when jobs are scarce and competition is at all-time highs. So how do you turbo charge your networking results to get hired?

Networking Tips From The Experts: How To Network Your Way To A New Job

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

You check the newspaper or online listings, see a position that could be great for you, and you apply to it – never to hear from that organization. Does this scenario sound familiar? With fewer jobs in the marketplace, competition is extremely fierce. But if this single, traditional method of finding new employment isn’t working

Job Searching at Job Fairs: Key Tips For Success

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

Whether you're looking for a new job or a different one, for part-time employment, extra income or a complete career makeover, job searching is serious business, one that requires diligence, focus, creativity, drive, ingenuity and imagination.  It also requires you to be honest with yourself.  Honest about your work habits, your strengths and weaknesses, your

Not Just “Who You Know,” But How Well You Know Them – A Simple Guide to Building Your Job Search Professional Network

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

Technology has altered the landscape of job searching in many ways.  We're able to access job market information regardless of location and share files/data/information on demand, as needed, without regard to where the prospective employer may be.  There is one component of looking for work that hasn't changed, however:  Networking.  However, the old adage of

Success: How to Silence Shyness in Your Job Search

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques
How to Silence Shyness in Your Job Search

Are you shy?  Do you feel awkward in social settings that involve people you don't know, or perhaps even people you do?  If so, then a job search is probably not your favorite project, requiring as it does networking, cold-calling, follow up with strangers and telephone or in-person interviews where you're required to talk about

6 Expert Tips On How-To Ask For & Get Great Job References

– Posted in: Career Management Career Marketing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques
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Job references.  Yes, we know.  We can almost hear you groaning.  Probably because, as much as you dislike having to make the necessary arrangements to get them, you know that it is "difficult" (i.e., virtually impossible) to get a job without good, if not great, job references.   We say "make the necessary arrangements" because there's

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