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The New Rules for Today’s Successful Job Search

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The new rules for a successful job search are not difficult to understand But, these rules have changed substantially from those religiously followed in the past.

To understand what works today for successful job search, follow these new rules…   

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How to Stand Out From the Crowd… and Get Hired!

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With an improved economy, there are many other people – your competitors – looking to leave their current gigs and move onto better opportunities. So how do you stand out from the crowd?

Here are the dos and don’ts for finding a job in that can boost your odds of getting hired…   

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10 Common Job Search Myths Debunked

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Navigating the perplexing world of job searching, with the one-sided perspective of being a job seeker, can lead people to many common assumptions about getting hired. Let’s debunk ten of these common myths, provide a reality check… and help get you hired! Getting The Job Is Only About Skill Being qualified for the job you want with the appropriate skills is definitely an important factor. After all, if you are applying for a position as a software engineer and don’t know how to program, you won’t be able to contribute much. However, during your job interview, the hiring manager is   

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3 Mistakes That Could Mean You Won’t Get Hired

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The biggest job search myth among new graduates and young professionals is that there are no jobs available.   

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Job Marketing Approach: Should I Be General or Specific?

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Let’s say you have a little experience in different areas of marketing and sales. While they go hand-in-hand to some degree, selling yourself as a jack- or jill-of-all-trades within marketing and sales won’t be as effective as targeting your approach.

Sure, you can have multiple resumes, cover letters, and even bios, but what about the platforms where you’re confined to a singular identity, like LinkedIn or social media?   

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Face-off: Is Applying for Multiple Positions at the Same Company Smart?

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Is applying for two or more positions at the same company a red flag to hiring managers? A sign of desperation?

Hear advice on this subject from two generational perspectives on this week’s Face-off…
   

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