Morning Motivation: The Science of Getting Started [Infographic]

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Did you ever have one of those days when you just can’t seem to get started? Of course, you have. We all do. There’s a pile two feet high in your inbox, your voicemail is full, your inbox is in triple digits. And just have no energy. Even coffee isn’t helping! What you need is a little morning motivation.   

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A Proven Formula for Writing Cover Letters That Win Interviews

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While there are examples out there, there isn’t really a specific step-by-step formula for writing cover letters that win interviews.

It really comes down to who your audience is, what kind of information is important to them, and the best way of communicating that visually and verbally.   

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5 Hidden LinkedIn Mobile Features that Improve the User Experience

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LinkedIn is spending a lot of time and effort on improving the mobile user’s experience, and the more I experiment with the LinkedIn mobile app, the more capabilities I stumble upon. Here are some of the coolest capabilities I’ve found on the LinkedIn mobile app, though they are somewhat hard to find, and some are not even available on your desktop.   

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How to Respond to Behavioral Questions in an Interview

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When you’re preparing for an interview there are hundreds of questions to anticipate.

And that includes difficult to answer, behavioral questions…   

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Searching Social: Finding a Job on Social Media [Infographic]

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To help you navigate the complex interaction between social media and your job search, we present the following infographic from Rawhide.org.

In it, you’ll find statistics that reveal the immense power of social sites to make you job search successful. It will remind you, however, that social media can also break your chances of landing your dream job.   

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Understanding Today’s 5 Best Job Search Strategies

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Because they don’t understand today’s five best job search strategies, many job seekers are struggling. Many end up searching for jobs for many months. The reason? They focus all their efforts on applying for jobs on job boards. My advice is to stop applying for every job you find on every job board! Fewer than 15% of jobs are filled through job boards. So job seekers face the most intensive competition on job boards. So to concentrate on today’s best job search strategies, begin with the following: Become Easy to Find Being easy to find is essential for the best job search, today. If you aren’t visible online, presenting a coherent professional image, you aren’t going   

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