Category Archives: Job Search

How to Tap the Hidden Job Market for Your Next Gig

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You’ve heard the term, “The Hidden Job Market.” But why does it exist and how can you tap into these hidden jobs?

The hidden job market refers to jobs that are available but haven’t been posted or advertised….   

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Knock-Out Questions: How to Avoid Auto-Rejection When Applying for Work

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When applying for jobs online, most of us focus on crafting a perfect resume and writing a cover letter that will make a great impression.

However, there is another gatekeeper standing between you and a job interview that is less forgiving than either of those: application knockout questions.   

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First Impression Bias in Hiring: More Real Than You Think [Infographic]

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You have one chance to make a first impression. In hiring, as in anything, sometimes a first impression steers the direction of the interview. Much of the first impression you leave falls under your control. But, unbelievably, first impression bias based on factors you can’t control still exists. It’s always difficult to think that you left a bad impression. You always think you could have done more. Sometimes, however, it’s not your fault.   

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No Work Experience? Try These 5 Tips to Improve Your Job Search

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If you’re a recent graduate or entering the workforce after an extended break, you know it’s a tough market for those with little to no work experience. Amassing that experience that makes you a viable candidate can seem like a circular predicament with no solution in sight, but there’s light at the end of the job search tunnel. Keep reading for five helpful tips on how to approach your job search when you have no work experience.   

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How to Tell When an Applicant Tracking System is Reading Your Resume

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The first step to beating the system is knowing when an ATS is reading your resume.

Here are 4 things that can help you spot an Applicant Tracking System…   

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