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How Job Desperation Can Ruin Your Interview (And Cost You the Job)

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Job hunting can be downright demoralizing. You send out resume after resume without getting anything in return. Why didn’t the hiring manager like what they saw? Did they even see it?

It’s easy to fall prey to job desperation…   

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6 Things Every Single Successful Job Seeker Eventually Does

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There is something every successful job seeker must do while looking for a new job that will make the process easier.

You have to treat your job hunt like another job…   

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Leveraging LinkedIn for a More Effective Job Search [Infographic]

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Many young careerists consider the world’s largest professional network their go-to job hunting resource. And with over 300 million potential networking contacts and 300,000 jobs available… that’s a smart move. Unfortunately, some people fail to take full advantage of it. LinkedIn provides more than just “job board” functionality. You can’t just post your resume and wait for something to happen. You have to ask yourself, are you leveraging LinkedIn in to maximize your job search?   

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Is the Formal Cover Letter Even a Thing Anymore?

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You may be asking yourself if you really need to take the time to create a formal cover letter? The answer comes down to the type of job that you may be applying for. And, of course, where you are in your career currently.

Here are the two scenarios when using a formal cover letter is the right thing to do…   

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The Missing Piece: Understanding and Bridging the Skills Gap [Infographic]

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One of the hottest topics in career discussion today is the almost mythical skills gap. Despite what some people say, the skills gap, like climate change, is very real. It exists because Higher Education has fallen behind the needs of today’s businesses. As a result, many companies believe that new graduates do not possess the skills necessary for even entry level positions. If you graduated recently, you might be looking at your student debt and wondering what you spent all that money on.   

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Social Media Job Search Success in 8 Simple Steps [Infographic]

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Social media continues to play a larger role in our lives. This has become particularly true as more and more people use social media in their job search.

Yet finding social media job search success remains a tricky proposition…   

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