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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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Monster Moments: Employer Red Flags That Should Scare You Away

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As young careerists navigate their way into the workforce, many are just happy to have a job or internship. So they are prone to ignoring some creepy employer red flags served up by monster-like employers.

If you’re not ready, here are ten employer red flags that can really jump out of the dark at you…   

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Because the Elevator Takes Too Long: Develop a Networking Micro-Pitch

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New job seekers are often told to “nail your 45-second elevator pitch.” But here’s the problem: 45 seconds is a really long time.

Enter… the micro-pitch!   

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The Social Media Job Search: How to Attract Recruiters and Find the Perfect Gig

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Are you using social media to attract recruiters and find the internship you really want? Or nail down that great full-time gig?

86% of workers who are still within their first decade of employment use or have used social media to seek out jobs…   

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10 Ways to Show You Are the More Employable Candidate

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Being one among hundreds vying for a single, lucrative spot can often be intimidating.

After all, the power really is with the potential employer as they comb through piles of qualified candidates to find the most employable candidate…   

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How to Tell When It’s Time to Quit (and How to Find a Better Job)

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Does your Monday start to feel more dreadful week by week? Have you lost the enthusiasm for your career that you once had?

Perhaps it’s time to start thinking about when to quit and what it will take to get a better job…   

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