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What Is the Best Time to Schedule a Job Interview

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11 mentions10 hours ago
We’ve talked a lot here about the do’s and don’ts of job search including LinkedIn profile tips, resume resources, and following-up after a job interview. This question is a new ...

Summary Sunday: Let's Get Visible! Your Career Needs It

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6 mentions19 hours ago
Isn’t it time you upped your career game. Seriously. At some point in time, maybe even right now, you want a new job. What are you doing to increase your ...

How To Explain To Hiring Managers Why You’re Looking For A Job

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2 mentions8 hours ago
One of the most common questions hiring managers ask job candidates is a simple one on the surface: "Why do you want to work here?" But it can be tricky ...

How to Leave a Strong Lasting Impression in Your Job Interview

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3 mentions3 hours ago
After you’ve applied for a job and submitted your resume and cover letter for resume, it’s time to prepare for an interview. If you don’t have any prior experience with ...

How to look for a job while you're still employed

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2 mentions4 hours ago
Finding a new job while you're still employed is a tricky prospect. On the one hand, you're more attractive to potential employers if you're already holding down a job. On ...

10 Ways to Control Your Nerves During Job Interviews

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2 mentions3 hours ago
Have you ever been so nervous during an interview that you temporarily forgot your name or your previous title? It happens. Have you ever been so nervous that you couldn’t ...

Job hunting in a digital age: It is about your reputation

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2 mentions10 hours ago
I have written a couple of times and had many a conversation wrapped around the concept of “reputation capital.”When offered this guest post on the subject and the process of ...

Use time this summer to focus on improving your job search tools.

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6 mentions1 day ago
If your job search seems to be stalled or moving ahead too slowly, it’s smart to take the time to examine your process. Effective job search has changed, particularly in ...

10 Out There Resume Ideas for Anyone Who Needs a Job ASAP

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2 mentions3 days ago
It only takes six seconds – sometimes less – for the headhunter to decide if your resume deserves a closer look or not. If you submit a standard application using ...

Goodbye, Dream Job: Finding New Paths to Success in a Changing Economy

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5 mentions1 day ago
According to iCIMS Chief Economist Josh Wright, the story of the U.S. economy in Q1 of 2016 was “underemployment” – and it’s a story that may not end with a ...

here are the 5 skills you need to get a high-paying remote job

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2 mentions24 hours ago
happiness a remote job brings is equivalent to a $40,000 pay raise — and you may be aware that remote job opportunities have increased nearly 36% in the last few ...

Summary Sunday: Move Your Career Forward

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6 mentions8 hours ago
It is up to you to move your career forward and this takes effort along with skills to advance to the next level. No matter where you are in your ...

Woman has super romantic photoshoot with her hot job offer

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6 mentions2 hours ago
Just think of those five little words you're dying to hear: Will you work for me? Facebook user Benita Abraham spent seven grueling months looking for the perfect job when ...

5 Ways To Be Confident During Your First Job Interview

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Graduating college and starting to apply for your first full-time job can be scary. Perhaps you are worried about lack of experience, or what your first full-time job will be ...

5 fast-growing jobs worth a career change

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2 mentions3 hours ago
Joel Greenwald comes from a family of physicians and married one, too. But after a decade of practicing medicine himself, Greenwald decided to hang up his stethoscope. He transitioned to ...

Why storytelling is important in job interviews

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2 mentions5 hours ago
Image: Storytelling could be the key to securing a job. (Getty Images/De Agostini, G. Dagli Orti) If you find yourself just missing out on that dream job or not consistently ...

5 Ways Not to Begin Your Freelance Copywriting Career

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2 mentions2 days ago
Albert Einstein said it best, “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” Remember that first day of school? The threshold of the unknown? Well, if you’re ...

Having trouble preparing for a job interview? Follow these effective tips to boost your chances of landing the job!

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6 mentions6 hours ago
Anyone in the corporate world knows that job interviews are a way of life. Unlike some manual labor positions where word of mouth and a firm handshake are enough to ...

How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You Hired

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3 mentions1 day ago
For a long time, I dreaded seeing those five words at the end of an amazing job listing: “Please include a cover letter.” I absolutely hated cover letters. I found ...

How to Figure Out If You're Ready for a Career Change

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A major career change -- like becoming your own boss, switching to a new industry, or taking on a completely different job -- can be extremely rewarding. But it’s also ...

How to Not Let Social Media Ruin Your Career

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7 mentions5 days ago
“Social media? What a load of cr*p!” is what Catherine Tate’s ‘Gran’ character might well say. I agree with her, even though my working life largely depends on it. Okay,

These 8 Skills Can Help You Earn More Money in Any Job

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2 mentions2 days ago
Regardless of your field, a well-rounded set of hard skills can make you attractive in the job market. As someone with a varied work history and no college degree, I ...

2016 Resume Database

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4 mentions7 hours ago
a new job on your career path an internship a first job after graduation Look no further — gain an inside track to some of the best tech companies around.

The 20 Best Career Blogs to Read

2 mentions4 days ago
There are literally thousands of career and employment blogs publishing new and useful content every day, so it is no wonder that when you are in need of some inspiration ...

Job Seeker Tips

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5 mentions5 days ago
Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideasLearn more at sodexoalumni.comIf you’re looking to grow your career, join local and national organizations in your industry to work on professional development and ...

building great relationships career services benefits employers

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Employers and career services offices/college campuses each play important roles in the lives of college students and recent graduates. Employers can provide entry-level jobs and internship opportunities to students and ...

First Step In Writing A Great Resume

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5 mentions5 days ago
Everyone has a story to tell, and by digging deep, you can unearth gems that sparkle and gleam, attracting even the weariest hiring manager's attention. Sadly, however, most people don't ...

How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets Read

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2 mentions6 days ago
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70+ Resources for Transitioning to a Data Science Career

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2 mentions4 days ago
For folks hoping to make a career switch to data science, there are a ton of questions to tackle: Which languages should I learn? Which skills do I need? Should ...

How to Write an Executive Resume Like a Pro

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5 mentions6 days ago
Gunning for the C-Suite? If that’s a “yes,” you’ve come to the right place. See, executive resumes aren’t your usual resumes. While they follow the same basic format — name,

Monster and Collaborate to Provide Unmatched Job Candidate Experience Solutions for Small Businesses

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Aug 2016 WESTON, Mass., Aug. 18, 2016 -- Monster (NYSE: MWW), a global leader in connecting people to jobs, and, an innovator in talent acquisition software and services, today ...

8 Things You Should Know About Online Classes to Advance Your Career

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This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.It's something you've probably heard a decent amount: "You should take an online ...

5 EBooks to Read Before Getting into A Data Science or Big Data Career

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By Simplilearn. Looking to build a career in data science?There is no dearth of books on the subject to get you started. But before you begin, getting a broad overview ...

11 Employee & Candidate Review Sites Employers Need to Know About

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5 mentions1 week ago
Help us get a session featured at SXSW's 2017 Interactive Conference."Vote for our session on how to build a personal brand with social media." Click here. As employer branding grows ...

7 Podcasts That Will Help With Your Job Search

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9 mentions6 days ago
Sometimes hearing the right words can turn your life around. The problem is, sometimes you might not have time to hear them. It's hard to actively seek out motivation when ...

Desperate for Career Advice? 3 Inspiring Lessons From #FirstSevenJobs

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It started with a single question. Just a week ago, singer/songwriter Marian Call asked her followers via Twitter: "What were your first 7 jobs?" She relayed her own experience in ...

Job Search Olympics

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3 mentions6 days ago
Olympic events are enormous opportunities for athletes to compete and be recognized for their skill, talent, and drive. Those Olympic opportunities lead to increased earning potential, extraordinary network expansion, and ...

How to Get Noticed for a Job Before You Even Submit Your Resume, Based on a True Story

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Hmmm, seems you've already signed up for this class. While you're here, you may as well check out all the amazing companies that are hiring like crazy right now. Networking ...

The terrible manners of employers who ghost on job candidates

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2 mentions5 days ago
My favorite morning radio segment is a series called “Todd & Jayde’s Blown Off.” In it, the pair of intrepid hosts try to help people who were ghosted after seemingly ...

Career Opportunities: News Intern (11671)

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Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, scholarly, professional and educational publishing. By using its combined expertise, scale and the reach of our brands, the company aims to ...

5 tips to train like an Olympian for your next job interview

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By Sharon Florentine Landing a new job is a marathon, not a sprint, so it makes sense to prepare for interviews like an athlete would — deliberately, methodically and with ...

Pokemon Go Style Job Hunting

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2 mentions1 week ago
It is very strange to find similarities between a mobile app game and job hunting but interestingly, there are many! Below are some lessons Pokemon Go can teach you about ...

Why Overconfidence Can Become A Career Obstacle

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Confidence is a useful thing. However, there is a point where it develops into a star sickness. Star sickness can become a serious career obstacle. Why is it so? Star ...

Wake-up your job search with these techniques

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2 mentions6 days ago
Summer is winding down as most job candidates are restarting their job search efforts. If you have ever conducted a job search in the summer you probably have felt the ...

How to Make Your Skills Look Exciting on Your Resume (Because That List You Have Now Is Meh)

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Hmmm, seems you've already signed up for this class. While you're here, you may as well check out all the amazing companies that are hiring like crazy right now. Job ...

CIO Career Coach: How to tell it's time to leave your job (video)

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2 mentions1 week ago
Welcome to the first episode of "CIO Career Coach," a video series I created with and, the video division of CIO's parent company, IDG. The first subject I ...

How to Think About Your Career

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27 mentions6 days ago
If you had asked 22-year-old me what my “career aspirations” were, I would have looked at you blankly and then casually changed the subject to what programs you’d recommend to ...

#1 Resume Improvement All Job Seekers Can Make

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Is your resume generating offers to interview? If not, it’s time to make some changes. Related: The Top 3 Resume Improvements Everyone Needs Now The #1 resume improvement any job ...

IT resume makeover: Don’t try to please everyone

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2 mentions1 week ago
The longer your career stretches out, the more experience and knowledge you gain. But that doesn't mean you need to dump it all onto your resume. Instead, resume experts say,

The Biggest Resume Hurdle For Experienced Job Seekers

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The job search market is full of successful professionals who haven’t needed a resume in a decade or more – until now. The biggest hurdle for candidates like these to ...

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