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Easy Steps To Customize Your Resume For The Job You’re Applying For

Hiring managers and human resources departments are inundated with resumes for every available position. If you want yours to stand out, you have to give them what they want. The best way to do this is with a little customization....

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7 Ways To Royally Mess Up A Job Interview

While there are plenty of ways to ace your next interview, there are also a slew of ways to expertly mess it up. I've compiled a list of ways to fantastically mess up an interview. Keep these 7 tips in mind before your next interview....

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The Value Of Goal Setting & How It Will Enhance Your Career

If you're like a lot of American workers, you are required to set and get some goals. They're part of your annual review or your management program, but they don't stir your passions or incite you to wake up an hour early to achieve them. Maybe you're not setting the right goals - for the ...

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7 Networking Secrets Job Seekers Should Know

Networking can be intimidating to some job seekers, but it is a great way to make essential contacts. You never know exactly how being associated with someone can help you in the future, but it is helpful to always be prepared. Here is a list of helpful secrets to help you get organized be...

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Find Hidden Jobs Never Found On Traditional Job Boards

Quit wasting your time on the traditional job boards. The monstrously big career building boards. If that’s where you’re spending a lot of your job search, thinking that’s where you’re going to find your next job, you’re putting a lot of time and effort into a source with a very ...

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Holiday Job Hunting: No Better Time Than Now, Really

Ask around. Most of the incumbent career coaches are going to tell you that job hunting gets tough in December. They say that decisions don't get made, recruiters are slacking off, budgets are slamming shut and interviewers are glazing over. The 'end of the year slump' is like most of the ...

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Equipping Yourself To Steer Clear Of Career Hazards

With the holiday season upon us, you may be busy attending a lot of events, visiting different places, meeting new people or perhaps even trying out some new activities. As you encounter every day with a fresh perspective, keep in mind that all of these experiences may be an opportunity to...

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What To Bring To An Interview

You’ve sent out dozens of resumes. You’ve been through several pre-interview screenings over the phone. Now you’ve finally received a request for an in-person interview and your anxiety is through the roof. Will they like you? Will you get the job? Is it a good job? Should you wait f...

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5 Job Hunter Tips Through The Holidays

Unemployment refuses to drop below nine percent, which means real unemployment - counting all the people making do, juggling multiple part-time jobs and the people who’ve given up on looking - is probably much closer to 15 percent. This reality, for those of us struggling to make ends me...

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How Mobile Technology Is Changing The Job Search Process

Your smartphone is always with you, and recruiters know that. That’s why growing numbers of them are utilizing mobile technologies to recruit and vet job candidates....