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Sudden Job Loss? Tips to Get Back on the Career Ladder

By Joe Flanagan / May 22, 2017

Let’s be honest, losing your job is almost always a negative experience, whether it was your choice to leave or not. You may go through feelings of insecurity, embarrassment, inadequacy or incompetence.   Nonetheless, this doesn’t have to be the end of your career. On the contrary, if you perceive this incident from a broader […]

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Your New Degree is Not a Golden Ticket for Your Job Search

By Mark Anthony Dyson / May 18, 2017

Taking more medication than you need is similar to over education. More isn’t better; it takes time, and correct application to work, and what doesn’t kill you makes you regretful. Or is over-educating a thing? There are a career pros who will attest to its reality.     Yep. Since new grads young and old […]

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What Students Should Know Before Graduation

By Ida Banek / April 27, 2017

Graduation can be a bittersweet time. Students say goodbye to their familiar routine and take their first tentative steps into the world of work. It can be daunting, challenging, and even frustrating, but carving out a career can also be incredibly rewarding. It’s all about making the right decisions, knowing what options to turn down, […]

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What to do When Your Job Search is “Code Blue?”

By Mark Anthony Dyson / March 21, 2017

When you’re at a hospital and you the overhead speaker blares “Code Blue,” do your thoughts automatically go to the patient and his or her family? If you’re not familiar with that announcement, it means someone’s the heart rate is at zero and CPR is being performed.   Your family, friends, mentors, professors and others […]

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Hold the Door! Get your Foot in at a Company That Isn’t Hiring

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / March 16, 2017

We all have companies that are on our “wish list.” They’re the employers with mission statements so profound they bring tears to our eyes, have Instagram accounts so beautiful they’re worthy of stalking, and company cultures that seem to speak straight to your heart. All this happens and then you’re left with the consuming thoughts […]

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How to Apply for Jobs When You Already Have One

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / March 14, 2017

Job hunting when you’re unemployed is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. You feel pressured to jump on the first opportunity you find just to have a paycheck rolling in. But what if you’re job searching while you already have a job? It sounds great in theory, but there are considerable challenges […]

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Five Tips for Landing an Entry-Level Job

By Natalya Khaykis / February 1, 2017

The search for an entry-level position is very competitive. New job seekers, recent grads, and people changing careers means that there could be hundreds of resumes sent for a single opening. Simply sending out your resume to different job postings is not an efficient or effective way to land an interview.   So how do […]

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5 Reasons to Unfollow Career Obstructing Friends

By Mark Anthony Dyson / December 1, 2016

Guilt by association on social media is a reality. If you’re associated with someone or some belief that doesn’t represent you can be a pretty painful experience. You may have to cut them loose.   “It’s them, not me” might work if you’re an innocent bystander of a crime, but being tagged on Facebook, or […]

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33 Career Experts Share Their Best Advice for Your Holiday Job Search

By Cally Martin / November 28, 2016

The holidays can get overwhelming, add in the unemployment factor and they can be downright unbearable. Just because it’s the holiday season that doesn’t mean you should be pausing the pursuit of your dream job!   We asked industry experts for their best advice on revamping your job search tactics (and maintaining positivity) during the […]

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10 Job Search Mistakes College Students (and You) Make

By James Innes / November 15, 2016

Well, you’ve spent tens of thousands of dollars on your education, and now you’re ready to head out into the real world, but there’s one course they don’t seem to teach in college: “How to Land a Real Job in the Real World,” so new graduates-to-be often make mistakes that slow the progress down and […]

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How to Answer the Toughest Interview Question

By Cally Martin / October 13, 2016

You will find a zillion articles on how to answer tough interview questions, how your body language is interpreted by a hiring manager, and what to wear to your interview. While these tips can be helpful, if you’ve been on the job market for any length of time, you’re probably past the “interview 101” stage. […]

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How to Use Social Media to Turn Up Your Job Search

By Kelly Love Johnson / October 7, 2016

There’s a lot of information out there about what to do and not to do when it comes to your social channels and your job search. Facebook is for friends and family, Instagram is for food pics, Snapchat is for the fun filters…   So how can you make the best use of social media […]

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