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How To Recover From Being Fired

Getting fired is one of those things you think will never happen to you. You’d have to really mess up to hear those dreaded words come out of your boss’ mouth, right? Maybe, but that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear. In reality, it could happen to anyone. Here's how to get back in ...

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How To Use Facebook To Get A Job: Part 1

Do you know how many people are on Facebook? About a billion, more or less. That is a lot of people that can be accessed for free, and you know what? Recruiters cannot resist. Read on for Part 1 of a two-part series on how to find a job on Facebook....

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5 Ways To Make Your Employer Feel Like A Celebrity

Have you ever wondered how the assistants to celebrities keep their über-famous employers happy, calm, and on time considering that the word “no” is rarely in their vocabulary? If the answer is “yes,” allow me to pull back the curtain on a few trade secrets that will make your emp...

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Employee Layoff Fears Drop To Lowest Level In Nearly Five Years; Glassdoor Employment Confidence Survey (Q3 2013)

While the U.S. government shutdown may be a headache for some employees across the nation, Glassdoor’s Q3 2013 Employment Confidence Survey¹ shows that more employees are not as stressed out about potentially being laid off as they’ve been over the past five years. In fact, only 15% o...

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10 Tips For Young Professionals Starting Their First ‘Real’ Job

Entering the working world for the first time after graduating is definitely going to be intimidating. You might think you know what to expect, but as in any new situation, there will be things about your job that catch you by surprise. No matter what industry you’re in, there are certai...

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Why Long-Term Unemployment Isn’t As Bad As You Think

Here’s some good news for folks who’ve long been out of work: that big gap on your resume may not be hurting your job search as much as you think. A new study by three economists finds that while callbacks do decrease during early months of unemployment, by eight months out of the work...

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Why Networking In Unusual Places Is Critical For College Grads

The job market is still competitive, especially for recent college graduates, which means networking is a critical step to landing a job. Most college graduates know to tap their campus career center and personal networks for leads, but there are a host of unique places they can network du...

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3 Ways New Grads Can Increase Their Job Search Luck

In the careers industry, we advise our new-grad clients to exhibit all of the traits of a caring, company-focused and hard-working employee. We suggest they be prepared to work their way up versus walking immediately into their dream job with the perfect work duties and salary. They must e...

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How To Use Social Media To Score A Job

Between the content you share and the people you connect with, it’s clear that social media is important to today’s job search..As social media is picked up by more and more recruiters, it is essential for job seekers to find new and better ways to use it to their advantage. ...

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Why Bolstering Your Online Resume Will Get You Hired

Do you know how recruiters find the people that they hire? One way is through direct souring. Read on to find how bolstering your online resume can get you noticed and hired....