11 Ways to Start Your Job Search on the Right Foot

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While you can’t control the economy or that it takes an average of about 25 working days to fill a position (according to Dice Holdings August hiring report) – you can control how you conduct your job search.

Here are 11 ways you can get your job search started on the right foot…   

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5 Simple Tips for Flawless Networking [Infographic]

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Many of us seem to make networking much more difficult than it need be. We focus on quantity over quality, for instance; we seem to think that shaking more hands and collecting more business cards is more important than shaking the right hands and generating enough interest in us to be asked for our business cards.

That is where this simple infographic from CareerBliss comes into play…   

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Lessons Learned from 10 Job Interviews Gone Bad

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Our friends at the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) asked their members this question: “During a job interview (either while job hunting or hiring), what was the worst thing that ever happened?” Here’s a collection of answers we’re sure you’ll find powerful learning lessons as you prepare for your next job interview:   An Interviewee Yelled at Me Prior to an interview for an internship position, I Googled the candidate to see if I could find his LinkedIn or any of his work. Instead, the first result was his Twitter photo which showed him in front of 100 beers. He was   

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What is The Most Important Hack in Networking?

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“Good networking is all about building good relationships,” business coach Alisoun Mackenzie explains. “Selling at people just turns them away.”

If that news has you scrambling to revamp your networking strategy stat, slow down for a sec—because Mackenzie’s favorite hack, the 80/20 Rule, is here to help…   

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10 Rookie Mistakes You Can’t Make on LinkedIn

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Over 300 million job seekers have flocked to LinkedIn to network with fellow professionals and connect with employers.

Yet many of them actually hurt their personal network, and greatly reduce their chances of being contacted by a recruiter, because they make one or more of these 10 rookie mistakes on LinkedIn…   

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Job Search Do’s and Don’ts for the Modern Job Hopper

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Data shows that Millennials are more likely to change jobs than any generation before. In fact, the average 24-year-old today has already held 6.4 jobs.

   

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