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6 Game-Changing Trends in Today’s Job Search [Infographic]

6 Game-Changing Job Search Trends

Have you built a professional presence on social media? Do you have a personal website to display your passion and expertise? Do you frequently use mobile devices to keep up with your job search, potential employers and personal branding?

This infographic by job hunting and career management site CareerShift shares information on the impact of these compelling job search trends, and much more…   

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5 Ways to Find The Right Recruiter for Your Job Search

Find the Right Recruiter

When job or internship searching, do you spend most of your time looking for openings on job boards? Sending off dozens of applications? That’s so 2004! No one does the job board thing anymore! All the cool kids are using their network to get referrals for jobs that aren’t on job boards, and the coolest of the cool kids don’t just stop with people they know — they reach out and network with recruiters. But hold on, Tiger. Don’t go firing off emails to every recruiter you come across. You have to find the right kind of recruiter for you.   

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7 Simple Follow Up Rules for Job Seekers

Follow Up To-do List

Proper follow up is an integral piece of your job search, and how you execute can make or break your chances at snagging an interview, or even an offer. And while we live in the digital age where immediate information at our fingertips is the norm, it’s not quite the way the hiring process works. As such, your efforts in following up after an interview, and even submitting your resume, require a delicate balance of assertiveness and respect for your contact’s time.   

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20 Networking Tips Worth Mastering Right Now

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Regardless of how much emphasis there is on the importance of networking, people tend to overlook its value. Especially when you’re not looking for a job or you’ve landed a job out of pure luck, you may think networking isn’t worth your time. Well, here’s a reality check for you: Networking is the only way you’ll advance your career.   

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Avoid These 12 Classic (and Costly) Job Interview Mistakes

Dumb Job Interview Mistakes

So much work just to get the job interview, let alone the job. The research, the resume writing, the applications, the networking, the follow-up…

And then some job seekers throw it all away by making these common, and completely avoidable, mistakes…   

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10 Words You Must Avoid During a Job Search

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Imagine you’ve found the job of your dreams. You tailored your cover letter and resume perfectly. Your application was impeccable. The phone rings. An interview! You do all the right research. You prepare all the right answers, and questions. Your dress is perfectly aligned with the culture. You nailed it!

After the interview, however: weeks go by and you haven’t heard a peep from the employer…   

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