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How To Conquer 11 Common Job Search Fears

Study after study is released with statistics about the job search to make you cringe. First, job seekers don’t know how to behave in interviews, then they don’t know how to write resumes; are you doing all these things wrong, too? While there are many reasons the job search should sca...

How You Know It’s Time To Find A New Job

Everyone should be happy if they have a job and if they’re smart, they should hold on to it at all costs, right? Think again. Even in a lackluster job market, there are instances when you should start looking for other opportunities. Here's when and how you know it may be time to look fo...

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Top 10 Spookiest Jobs

Are you dressing up for Halloween as your favorite rock star (think Lady Gaga in the meat ensemble she wore at the MTV Video Music Awards) or TV personality (think Dr. Oz or Charlie Sheen)? While it can be fun to step into their shoes for just a few hours and imagine how cool it is to have...

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Why Personal Connections Matter & Can Get You Hired

Personal connections land jobs. Everybody knows that. Hence, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Indeed, in surveys, it’s typical for roughly half of employees to say that they found their job through a friend, family member, or other type of social network contact. But not...

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How To Use Facebook To Get A Job: Part 2

In part one of this series, I discussed how one can promote themselves on Facebook to recruiters who patrol Facebook for hidden talent. In this post, I want to go more on the offensive and suggest ways that job seekers can turn the tables and engage recruiters who happen to be on Facebook....

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5 Ways To Be More Accessible To Recruiters

In the 2013 job market, it’s extremely challenging to stand out as a job seeker. There are thousands of job applications online and hundreds of people apply to each position. You need to make yourself readily available to recruiters. Not going above and beyond is the easiest way to fall ...

25 Highest Paying Companies For Software Engineers (2013); Glassdoor Report

It’s no secret software engineers are in high demand, and with salary and compensation among the top influencers when job candidates are deciding where to work, some employers are paying more in hopes of luring in the very best tech talent. In Glassdoor’s latest report, we uncover the ...

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4 Tips To Deal With A New Boss

No matter if you were upset or happy to see your old boss go, you need to accept the replacement with an open mind. You need to be ready to deal with change in your workplace. There are four key steps you must take to establish a relationship with your new boss....

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How To Make A Lasting Impression During A Job Interview

Standing out is hard to do, particularly in a job interview. Even in a good job market, competition can be fierce and the interview is the opportunity to make a lasting impression. While everyone knows to be punctual and dress appropriately, job seekers that want to cinch the interview hav...

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Why You Need To Include Soft Skills On Your Resume

Including soft skills on your resume is imperative for job seekers looking to land an interview. Here's why....