Category Archives: Job Search

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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How to Impress During Your Next Virtual Job Interview

How to Impress in Your Video Interview

As Skype and Google+ Hangout interviews continue to grow in popularity, job seekers are learning there is little difference between a video interview and the in-person variety.

In fact, many of the steps – from how you dress, to preparation, to proper eye contact and effective follow-up – are now exactly the same as if you were walking into the office and talking face-to-face…   

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6 Ways to Dramatically Speed Up Your Job Search

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Yes, finding a job can be a lengthy process. And at this point, you may be ready to take a job you don’t want just to pay the bills.

Before you go that route, know this: if you take the right steps as you search for work, you can put your job search into overdrive – and get that job you really want!   

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What Are the Top 7 Job Search Fails?

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Job search taking longer than you expect? Not getting very many job interviews? Job offers not exactly flowing in?

That may be because how you are going about your job hunt is all wrong. And no matter how hard you work at a bad strategy, it’s still bad strategy. So let’s debunk your outdated and ineffective beliefs that are leading to job search failure, starting with eight I see most often…   

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5 Secrets Recruiters Don’t Want Job Seekers to Know

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Companies like that I coach job seekers, and job seekers like that I consult with employers.

Having a foot in both worlds means I don’t forget what it’s like on both sides of the aisle. It’s like recruiting bi-partisanship. But every once in awhile, I take sides.

This is one of those times. Job seekers, this is for you.   

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What Are the Top 10 Job Interview Mistakes? [Infographic]

Top 10 Job Interview Mistakes

Would you answer, or even look at, your phone during a job interview? Would you slouch in the chair as you answered questions? Would you lie just to make yourself seem more qualified?

As shown in this infographic from Stevens-Henager College, these blunders, and more, are among what employers consider to be the most common job interview mistakes…   

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