career resolutions

What are your career resolutions for 2021?  Around 4,000 years ago, ancient Babylonians were supposedly the first people to make New Year’s resolutions. The types of resolutions being made have changed significantly since then. However, the act of making resolutions has not. Across the world, the start of the New Year is viewed as the ideal time…

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online jobs

Have you been searching for online jobs? With us still being firmly entrenched in a global pandemic and as a consequence, widespread lockdowns and restrictions are still a thing in the vast majority of countries that are most significantly affected by the virus. And unfortunately, the virus doesn’t really look like it’s going to be…

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next career

Guest author: Julia Merrill, owner of Befriend Your Doc What will your next career be? If your work doesn’t feed your passion or fuel your soul, you’re in the wrong career. But you can make a change now that will have a profound impact on both your personal and professional lives. Here are a few new…

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use referrals

Are there any creative ways to use referrals in a job search? Obviously, there are. And you should be using referrals to increase your chances of landing a job. Referrals are an excellent way to leverage your skills as a new or veteran jobseeker. However, the practice of merely providing references on a Curriculum Vitae…

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Instagram logo is shown on a phone being held by a masculine hand.

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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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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Hiring trends shown with an illustration of a man in a suit looking at different graphics of data in grey and purple.

Reacting to a Changing World Covid-19 is changing the shape of hiring and employment so a key part of your job hunting plan needs to be figuring out how to respond to swiftly changing circumstances.  The best way to do that is to keep up with hiring trends. LinkedIn has started a new feature on…

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cover letter template. Asian woman sitting at a desk in front of city skyline

A cover letter template can be a good place to start, but should not be where you stop. Just like with an executive level resume, your cover letter should be unique to you and the position you are applying to. Generic cover letters with a few key words sprinkled in for the Applicant Tracking System…

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