Author Archives: Rosa E. Vargas

Why Some Job Seekers “Have All the Luck”: They Make Their Own

Imagine having consistent good fortune. What would that be like? Let’s see…You lost your job—not the end of the world, you’ll find a new one! You always look great in white and serendipity seems to be your best friend. Nice way of life, right?

Imagine having consistent good fortune. What would that be like? Let’s see…You lost your job—not the end of the world, you’ll find a new one! You always look great in white and serendipity seems to be your best friend. Nice way of life, right?   

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Best Way to Answer 10 Common (and Tough) Job Interview Questions

As you get ready for your interview, focus on what it is the employer needs solved. Why do they need this position filled? What is the issue? Then zero in on that need!

Here are a few common interview questions, some which may have thrown you off (but not anymore!)    

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Follow Up on Job Interviews – Pronto!

In my past life, when I used to hire employees, on rare occasions, a candidate followed up with me–and I loved it! A strategic follow up effort can ‘ensnare’ a hiring manager, especially if you are qualified.

As a believer in professional ‘wooing,’ it amazes me to learn that some of you, job hunters, don’t follow up after an interview. You know you’re qualified. Therefore, beginning today you will standardize following up after the interview as part of your job search etiquette.

How, you ask? Below I have listed my favorite ways to follow up after an interview.   

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The Resume’s Evolution: It’s Not Dying, It’s Evolving!

Nowadays you must craft the advertising of your qualifications as if you were your own company! Smart companies shift tactics based on market opportunities and needs!

Dare to re-shape and revolutionize your job-search campaign, beginning with a daring new resume that will soar above the rest.

To do so, a cutting-edge and interview-capturing resume…   

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Make Your Tweets Power Your Job Search

What do you tweet in order to get closer to an actual job lead?

There are many steps you can take to job search via Twitter but in this blog post I will focus on your tweets’ content because a great tweet can propel you closer to a job — a bad tweet can help you lose the job you currently have…AND QUICKLY!   

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How Facebook Impacts Your Career

Excuse me. Come again? Are you kidding? What is the first thing you do when you want more information about ANY topic? You Google it. Simply put, Facebook can influence your online brand, your digital reputation, your corporate identity, and ultimately your employability.   

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