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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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5 Ways to Master the Interview Before Your Job Search

By Mark Anthony Dyson / April 24, 2017

More than ever, job seekers must be proficient at interviewing. In fact, it’s likely every networking opportunity is an essential job conversation. It may be the interaction to decide your next step, so you want to be interview ready.   The interview process is no longer a one and done meeting.  In Lavie Margolin’s latest […]

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Create a Flawless Resume With These Editing and Proofreading Tips

By Mary Walton / April 14, 2017

It’s an unfortunate truth that when we apply for a job, we are going up against dozens of qualified candidates, and all we have to distinguish ourselves is a couple of sheets of paper. A resume is often the very first impression you will make on a business, and unless you can blow your potential […]

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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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5 Guidelines for Effective Post-Interview Follow Up

By Jessica Holbrook Hernandez / March 8, 2017

Sending a well-crafted letter of appreciation after an interview is a terrific way to show a potential employer your gratitude, remind them of who you are, and stand out among the other applicants. But navigating the rules for sending a courteous and timely thank-you letter can be tricky. From a quick email to traditional handwritten […]

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How to Make an Emotional Connection in a Cover Letter

By Geoff Scott / March 3, 2017

Today, landing a job isn’t usually as simple as walking into a store and asking for work. Modern technology has made applying for a new position much easier, but it has also expanded competition by an enormous degree. How can we make our applications stand out from droves of other applicants?   One effective way […]

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Eight Job Seekers Who Got Hired Anyway

By Cally Martin / February 21, 2017

You go through so many interviews during a job search it becomes almost routine. Sometimes you decide to have a little fun with it. And sometimes you do things you don’t even realize until you’re walking out and you tell yourself, “I definitely will not be getting that job.”   Well, you’re not alone. Here […]

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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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How to Show Remote Work Experience on a Resume

By Felix T / January 24, 2017

The first question you might ask is “Why should I show remote work experience on my resume?” First off, let’s define what remote work means. It’s paid undertakings; jobs whether as projects or contracted work that are conducted online from a remote location.   Remote workers are alternatively referred to as virtual assistants, freelancers, home-based […]

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5 Tips to Get Your Resume Past an ATS

By Natalya Khaykis / December 15, 2016

Job hunting has really evolved with the advance of recruiting technology. Employers no longer sift through tons of resumes to find potential candidates as the process is time consuming, inefficient and expensive. The solution to this is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) which uses software to scan resumes before they’re ever seen by an employer. […]

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