Category Archives: Job Search

6 Job Seeking Lessons Learned from the Life of a Freelancer

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I’ve now successfully made the transition to a freelance writer, and here’s the thing: freelancing is just as cool as you’ve heard. I get to make my own hours, choose my clients, and take meetings in my PJs.

But freelancing is also just as hard as you’ve heard, and I’ve learned a lot of job seeking lessons…   

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Online Job Scams: How to Avoid Job-Related Cons and Thieves

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Don’t expect to get paid if you fall for one of these online job scams, even if you do some “work” for them. Trust AFTER you verify!

The scammers are endlessly creative, so this is not everything, by any means. But these are the major scams I’ve discovered…   

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Everything You Need to Know About a Craigslist Job Search

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The major job boards are an essential component to the job seeker’s toolkit. But have you considered looking for a job on Craigslist?

Here’s a roundup of what you need to know, and where you should use caution, during your Craigslist job search…

   

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Should I Really Apply? 6 Questions to Ask Before Submitting Your Resume

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So how do you avoid wasting your time and effort with those applications that might not go anywhere?

Before submitting your resume, ask yourself these six questions…   

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These 7 Jobs Offer the Biggest Salary Increases Each Year

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Landing a great job in the field you want to work in with a solid salary, not to mention annual salary increases, is really important to your career.

Are you on a path that will not only lead to promotions title and responsibility wise but also salary wise?   

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7 Important Thank You Email Dos and Don’ts for Job Seekers

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A thank you email can be challenging, so pay attention to these do’s and don’ts to ensure that your message gets through and makes the best impression…   

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