How to Network Your Way to a Standout Resume

by Guest Author, Miles Oliver Your resume is one of the most important tools for advancing your career. When done well, it communicates your value efficiently to potential employers and collaborators. But there are also ways to utilize it beyond simply sending it with applications. Leveraging networking opportunities can boost your resume on multiple levels.…

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Some of the best roles are posted on ‘hidden’ job boards—how to find them

by Guest Author, Morgan Smith The secret to landing your dream role isn’t submitting hundreds of applications on companies’ websites — in fact, many great jobs aren’t posted online at all. More and more people are finding and landing new opportunities through the “hidden job market”: vacancies that aren’t publicly listed or advertised with recruiters but…

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7 Overlooked Steps to Land Your Next Job

by Guest Author, Sandra Dawes-Chatha You’ll find a lot of job advice online, but thinking outside the box can help you land your next big opportunity. Finding a job can be a stressful endeavor, and it can be heartbreaking when you apply for numerous positions and don’t get any response. You may find it challenging…

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5 Insider Tips for Job Seekers Over 50

by Guest Author, Andrew Lisa Looking for work in the best of times is a stressful, frustrating process filled with anxiety, rejection and the sinking feeling that it might never end — and these are hardly the best of times. For older workers in the over-50 set, it only gets more complicated. The insecurity that…

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How to Deal with Layoff Anxiety

by Guest Author, Melody Wilding The Great Resignation has given way to The Great Apprehension, as more than half of U.S. companies actively reduce headcount or plan to in the coming months. As a result, layoff anxiety is palpable among workers. More than 39,000 workers have been let go in the U.S. tech sector alone as of August, including…

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How to Work Your Network When Job Seeking

How to Work Your Network When Job Seeking

When you are job seeking you need to know how to work your network. We all know people. These people are your network. You may have a professional network and a personal one. The average person has a network of about 500 people. It’s easy to be discouraged during a job search. You send out dozens…

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Rewarding Career Resolutions for the New Year

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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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Top Creative Ways to Use Referrals in Your Job Search

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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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