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6 Ways to Get Your Stalled Job Search Back on Track

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Have you been applying to hundreds of jobs without getting a response? Maybe you’ve been on dozens of interviews but still haven’t received an offer. Or are you convinced that networking is a waste of time? Most job seekers become frustrated or discouraged at some point during the process. Here’s the deal. You need to figure out where in the process you’re getting eliminated.
   

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Seven Recruiter Tips for Landing Your Dream Job

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In some ways, it’s a great time to be looking for work. The labor market is really tight, and there are more unfilled positions in the U.S. than ever. But don’t be deceived. Part of the problem is that there is a skills gap. Employers aren’t filling a lot of their open roles because they can’t find the right people for them. Here are some recruiter tips to help you understand things from their perspective and convince them you’ve got the skills.   

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How to Find a Job Without Using an Online Job Board

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Finding a job without applying on an online job board is very do-able and, in fact, may be the most effective way to connect with a new job. In fact, focusing all of your job search efforts on job boards has some major disadvantages for job seekers.   

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Reshaping Job Searches: Can Social Media Get You a Job? [Infographic]

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The internet and our global business community has, for some time now, made an online element essential to job search. After all, job boards, company websites, and global resume banks have now been a factor for almost two decades.

So what’s next on the horizon?    

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6 Ways to Use Effective Personal Branding to Enhance Your Job Search

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Effective Personal branding is what sets you apart. It’s what makes you more hirable, and more likable, than someone with similar qualifications. According to career experts, if you’re in the running for a new job, you will be Googled. Make sure you’re crafting a consistent, professional, and original personal brand across your social media platforms and into your job application materials.   

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7 Rules to Safely Job Search Without Getting Fired

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People do get fired when their employers discover that they are job hunting. While this sounds extreme to most people, this reaction is common for most employers. Yet, quitting your old job before you find a new one is usually not smart! When you are unemployed, you are automatically less interesting to prospective employers. So, by quitting your job, you are going to have a more challenging job search. So how can you safely job search without getting fired?   

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