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How Easily Can Employers Find You?

Are Employers Finding You

Having an online profile that attracts employers and recruiters is critical to a successful job search. But, the best profile will be useless to you if those employers and recruiters you’ve worked so hard to attract have no way to reach you once they find you. So don’t play hard to get!

If an employer or recruiter is interested in making contact, you must make it very easy for them to reach out… because being difficult to contact causes opportunity to evaporate…   

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4 Unique Techniques for Finding a Summer Internship

Unique Ways to Find an Internship

Even if you’re tapped into your university’s career center and job board, finding an internship is a major challenge for most college students and recent grads.

The reality is: most internship postings aren’t advertised on popular job boards, including your career center’s. Which means that when it comes to finding an internship that fits your interests and professional needs, you must be innovative…   

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Ask These 3 Questions to Learn from Career Mistakes Made

Career Mistakes Made

Within 2 years of graduating college I had managed to have 3 different jobs that had nothing to do with each other (to be precise: marketing, nannying, and law).

Worse yet: in changing jobs, I did everything you’re definitely not supposed to do…   

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10 Mistakes Job Seekers Just Can’t Make

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Our friends at YEC asked their members this question:

“When seeking a job at your company, what is the biggest ‘no, thank you!’ mistake a candidate can make?”

Here are the answers we can all learn a lot from…   

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What is The Most Important Hack in Networking?

Most Important Rule of Networking

“Good networking is all about building good relationships,” business coach Alisoun Mackenzie explains. “Selling at people just turns them away.”

If that news has you scrambling to revamp your networking strategy stat, slow down for a sec—because Mackenzie’s favorite hack, the 80/20 Rule, is here to help…   

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6 Ways to Dramatically Speed Up Your Job Search

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Yes, finding a job can be a lengthy process. And at this point, you may be ready to take a job you don’t want just to pay the bills.

Before you go that route, know this: if you take the right steps as you search for work, you can put your job search into overdrive – and get that job you really want!   

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