Author Archives: YouTern

#InternPro Chat: How to Build a Job Search Strategy That Will Get You Hired

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An effective job search strategy can mean the difference between getting hired right away and wandering around unemployed for too long.

It’s time to build a job search strategy to get you hired, quickly…   

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12 Ways to Nurture Creativity and Expand Your Mind [Infographic]

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You, my friend, are in a rut. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

The reality is, we have to nurture creativity to keep our minds sharp bring some excitement back into our days…   

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How to Write Your Personal Brand Story [Infographic]

personal brand story

Developing a strong brand is a lot like crafting a novel. You focus on those elements of your life that make you the hero of your personal brand story.

Tell your story well enough, and recruiters, like readers, will root for you…   

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A Brief Glimpse Into the Freelance Mind [Infographic]

freelance mind

Welcome to the gig economy. The realities of the way we do business today often make it more profitable for companies solve problems with project-based, contract work. As a result, opportunities for freelancers have grown significantly. But it takes a certain kind of person to succeed as a freelancer. It’s not right for everyone. A quick look into the freelance mind could help you determine if freelance work is right for you.   

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#InternPro Chat: Don’t Start Your Job Search Yet: How to Make Sure You’re Really Ready

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So, you find yourself in need of a job. Perhaps you’ve just graduated from college or maybe your previous gig ended. Time to log on to the job boards, and spam every company in America with that resume you threw together last night, right?

Wrong! Don’t start your job search just yet…   

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The Modern Cover Letter: Just as Relevant as Ever [Infographic]

modern cover letter

For years, many people in hiring circles have predicted the death of the cover letter. Given the proliferation of online job searches and email communication, they see them as a relic of the old way of doing things. A cover letter, these prognosticators will tell you, serves no purpose when the job board is simply forwarding relevant resumes. While that may be true for a generic job search, it won’t help you find your dream job. At a time when the job market allows you to target companies you, as the employee, prefer, the modern cover letter serves to introduce your passion and desire to join the team.   

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