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Have you added Instagram as a tool for your job search? Our online presence is important in a solid job-hunting plan. In-person networking can be difficult during the pandemic. This means that it’s vital to align all your social media profiles with your job search.  Companies are increasingly using Instagram to present their own brand,…

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Slow your job search. Photo of a crosswalk sign indicating to stop in a busy city.

Don’t slow your job search down by making these five common mistakes.  Any of these errors can hamstring your career strategy.  If you’re making more than one of these mistakes, watch out for slow traffic ahead. 1) Not Networking Enough You can’t get hired if you can’t get seen. It’s crucial to up your game…

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Summer job search. Image of a pair of sunglasses sitting on the sand on a beach with a blue slightly cloudy sky.

Maybe your first thoughts about summer aren’t that it’s a great time to focus on your job search. Maybe you’re thinking of a trip to a secluded cabin, or some time at the beach.  Don’t forget your job search while you’re at it. Everyone else is going to be thinking those same thoughts. That means…

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infographic resume. Illustration of a man holding a piece of a pie chart in his arms, standing next to the completed chart.

How do you stand out from the crowd when the world is mostly online?  An infographic resume is one answer. Adding An Infographic Attitude Information noise is increasing every day.  We don’t read, we scan. You can counteract this overwhelm by creating an infographic resume.  Typically, recruiters only take 7 seconds to look at a…

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Laid off? This photo shows a for hire sign from a London taxi.

So you’ve been laid off. This can cause a cascade of emotions and stress for anyone.  However, it’s important to keep a level head and stay focused on your goals, taking conscientious and regular action to get hired.  Here’s some ideas to maximize your ability to succeed. Go Public With Your Job Search Tell everyone.…

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job offer

Is this Job Offer the Right One? All the hard job searching and interviewing work paid off and you received  job offer. How do you know if it’s a good offer? Or even the one you have been waiting for? Trust Your Gut with any Job Offer If you aren’t jumping up and down and…

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job hunting

by Pierre G. Daunic, Ph.D. Has Your Job Hunting Got You Down? Jack, downsized from his last job, was frozen in a place called Job Hunting Apathy.  Had been for months now.  Jack knew he had to get moving, had to find a job, but … just couldn’t seem to get his act together.  Oh,…

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Working with different types of recruiters

Are you considering working with a recruiter? If you are looking for a new job (or even thinking about it), chances are you’ve been contacted by several recruiters. Do you know the difference between the types of recruiters reaching out to you? Choosing whether to work with a recruiter at all is the first step…

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