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Your LinkedIn Network Must Include These 4 Kinds of People

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Countless times, we’ve heard this well-worn axiom for career success: “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” But have you ever given thought to who those “who” really are?

While having successful and time-tested business pros to tap for advice is invaluable, it’s important to develop a deep and diverse network…   

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Here’s Exactly How to Decode Those Confusing Job Titles

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“Accounting Ninja.” “Conversation Architect.” “Social Media Unicorn.”

What are employers thinking with these job titles? The reality is that employers are getting more creative with their hiring processes. Whether it’s asking job seekers to jump through hoops during the application process or   

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This Killer Networking Strategy Takes You from Meh to Amazing

Killer Networking Strategy

For many job seekers, networking as a job search strategy creates a great deal of angst; we are simply uncomfortable introducing ourselves to strangers with the hope of uncovering job leads.

But the reality is: that’s putting the horse before the cart. The first hurdle is simply finding new people – the right people –to add to your network…   

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The 5 Best Job Interview Questions a Candidate Ever Asked

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Some of the best advice ever shared among job seekers: when in a job interview, interview the employer right back. After all, you’re the one who is potentially going to fill this position. You need to know if this job at this company is a good fit for you, right?

Only one problem, though: Decidedly “me” questions about salary, benefits and work hours (while important details) aren’t appreciated by hiring managers until at least your second interview    

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3 Proven Hacks to Help You Job Search Smarter

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You likely began your job search methodically and with purpose.

Over time, though – as you chase down multiple leads, write multiple resumes, and as you make multiple phone calls – both your desk and brain become filled with leads and questions. Soon, you feel like you can’t neglect even the smallest task…   

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5 Ways to Turn Your Internship or Temp Job Into a Long-Term Gig

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This summer you gained valuable work experience that will pad your resume for life after graduation. But for now, your summer internship is almost over… or maybe that temp contract is about to expire.

This is no time to develop short-timers disease, however; after all, internship and temp jobs can jumpstart your career after graduation…   

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