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A Candidate’s Job Market Means Stronger Competition for Job Seekers

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This year’s Job Seeker Nation study by Jobvite highlights job search trends from the candidate’s perspective. If you are actively or passively looking for a new job, you’ll want to see what the competition is doing and become one of the stronger job seekers.   

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Communication Breakdown: 3 Avoidable Mistakes Job Seekers Make

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What you say isn’t always perceived the way you intend. These are three examples of communication mishaps job seekers make.   

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12 Resume Rules for Today’s Job Seeker [Infographic]

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As a job seeker, you probably receive a lot of advice about how to write your resume. And all that advice can become confusing and more than a little overwhelming. After all, your resume makes your first impression for you.

So what are the resume rules that absolutely must be followed?   

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7 Important Attitude Adjustments for Job Seekers

Attitude Changes Everything

Dear College Student, I’m 52 years old, have been in the workforce for three decades, have three children and coach soccer and basketball. So as you can tell, I’m a Boomer. More important to this conversation, I also work where the local high school is located, which gives me a birds-eye view of how students act, and present themselves, in public. Of course, to say all the students act inappropriately would paint me as a grumpy old man, as my children sometimes call me. It would also be inaccurate and unfair to the “kids” who are outstanding citizens. I realize   

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3 Ways Job Seekers Can Become More Competitive This Holiday Season

Staying Competitive

Last week was the Thanksgiving holiday for those of us residing here in the US, and right around this time each year, the impending holiday season prompts this question:

“Should I press pause on my job search… or keep looking?”   

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6 Reasons Volunteering is Great for Your Job Search

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Struggling to accrue the necessary experience to find a good job? Getting beat up by a long job search?

If you are a new grad with little actual work experience, or a job seeker looking for your next position, here are the reasons that you must consider volunteering…   

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