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The Long Lost Art of Following Up

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I’ve heard this phrase many times throughout my life:

“Do what you said you’ll do, when you said you were going to do it.”

Over the past couple of years, I’ve pondered this advice further as I meet more job seekers ready for the workforce. Now, this advice applies to everyone. It’s particularly poignant to job seekers and networkers. Because so many people don’t follow this great advice, those who do immediately stand out. Here are a few ways you can set yourself apart with the art of follow up:   

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The 11 Indisputable Laws of Networking Success

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What comes immediately to mind when you hear the term “networking”?

Perhaps groups of people wearing suits, standing around drinking cocktails, haphazardly passing out business cards, with the ultimate goal of getting a job or new lead?

That’s a fairly accurate description of typical networkers. However, networking is much more effective when you bring something valuable to the table…   

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Back to Basics: 11 Tips to Help You Ace the Interview

Job interview success

Your resume impressed, and you did well in your phone screen. You’ve made it to the face-to-face interview. You’ve set yourself apart from other candidates and showed you have the potential a recruiter looks for in a future employee.

The next step is to pass the in-person interview. To do just that, follow these 11 time-tested tips…   

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5 Do’s and Don’ts When Applying for Your First Job

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Applying for college courses can be a challenging experience for first time students – especially when mastering that personal statement part of the application.

After making the transition from campus to career, the skills, tips and tricks learned during those days (or even weeks) spent painstakingly crafting the perfect personal statement for your college application don’t have to be wasted. Instead you can put these lessons to use when applying for your first job…   

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