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Top 10 Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Mistakes happen, but for job seekers it can mean the difference between landing a new gig and collecting another unemployment check. Finding a job isn’t an exact science but if job seekers can avoid common snafus it can give them a leg up over the competition, which can be fierce. Fro...

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How To Negotiate A Job Offer: Part 1

In my previous post, we discussed general principles for salary and compensation, when to anticipate that such discussions could crop up, and ways for handling typical questions such as “What are your compensation expectations?” That information will provide you tools for handling mo...

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How To Care About The Bottom Line And Improve Company Culture

A recent ERE.net article, "Helicopter Parents," addresses the idea of companies "adjusting … business practices and offerings to meet [millennial generation] expectations." The conversation around how employers should cultivate an enriching culture that indicates employers are going t...

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10 Tips To Get the Most Out Of On-Campus Career Fairs

Whether you’re new to the game or not, on-campus career fairs can be pretty intimidating. There are often hundreds of employers seeking qualified candidates at these events. Where do you even start? A well-prepared career fair goer can really benefit from the experience, so it’s import...

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How To Find A Job On Twitter: Part 2

One of the most under-utilized Twitter features in my opinion is its Lists feature. Have you heard of Twitter lists? No? Well, lucky for you that you are reading this blog! Twitter lists lets you view a curated list of Twitter users instead of everyone you are following.  Twitter lists ca...

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How To Get A Job Before It’s Posted

It’s a story every job seeker has to tell. You find the perfect job opening. You apply. And then you wait. And wait. And wait. Just because an organization wants to hire doesn’t mean it’s in any rush to fill its open slots. But a new study by three economists underscores that the ...

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4 Tough Decisions Entry-Level Job Seekers Must Make

When you’re beginning your entry-level job search, it may seem like a good idea to apply for every job you can and accept the first offer you receive. After all, in such a tough job market, what if it’s the only offer you get? This kind of thinking is a mistake. You need to make sure y...

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How Young Professionals Should Prep For An Interview

A great resume isn’t going to get you hired but a great interview will. Whether you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional preparing ahead of time can make all the difference. “Being prepared for the interview will give you an edge over the competition,” says Pam...

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6 More Job Search Behaviors To Avoid

Unbridled stress and angst can exacerbate today's job search. The economy is uncertain, bad attitudes are ablaze and the competition is fiercer than ever. No wonder job seekers struggle with maintaining poise, hope and focus. With that said, targeted, positive and actionable behaviors are ...

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What To Do If You Get Multiple Job Offers

In an incredibly stressful job search, the idea of landing one job often seems impossible. What happens, though, when you’re so successful you receive multiple job offers? It sounds like a dream come true at first, but now you have to decide. You have all of these details to consider, su...