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8 Actions You Must Take After Job Search Rejection


Your third interview with the company included senior members of the executive team. You thought the position was yours. The polite telephone call or email you just received – the one that included, “Thank you… but…” – let you know otherwise.

After you graciously respond and end the call, you are, frankly, stunned…   

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5 Steps to Help You Survive the Resume Screening Process

Surviving the Job Application Process

Regardless of what you’ve heard or read, a successful job search is not the result of winning a “numbers game.” Applying for as many jobs as possible as quickly as possible is not a winning strategy. In fact, it’s a waste of time – yours, and the employer’s. Succeeding in a job search takes focus and attention to detail. Show potential employers that you’d be the kind of employee they would want – the kind of employee who pays attention and does a good job, someone who is a reliable team member, someone they would want to work with. Describing   

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The Top 3 TED Talks for Job Seekers


A job search may be frustrating and discouraging at times, but there’s plenty of encouragement and insight available to those looking for it, including TED Talks.

While many TED Talks are designed to help entrepreneurs, leaders and influencers, these are perfect for job seekers…   

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7 Things Never to Say in a Screening Job Interview

Never Say

With the recruiting market picking up, I am screening more candidates than I have in a long time.

A majority of the candidates I am talking to haven’t looked for jobs in years. So I’m not blaming the candidates for being a little rusty on their interview skills…   

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How to Match Your Resume to Every Job You Want [Infographic]

Match Job and Resume

When it comes to resumes, too many job seekers are still taking the one-size-fits-all approach. For them, it’s almost like going back in time when we went to Kinko’s to make 100 copies of our resume!

On the other  hand, the best job seekers know that each application submitted must be tailored to each job and company…   

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8 Resume Keyword Tips to Improve Your Job Search

Resume Keywords

Imagine that you worked in a human resources office quite some time ago, and whenever a job applicant submits a resume, you put them in a file folder with all the other resumes submitted for the same position.

Sometime later, your manager tells you that your company wants to hire a bookkeeper…   

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