Posts in "Job Seekers"

All job seekers know about the importance of having a great resume and cover letter, but how are your references looking? Most employers will ask for professional references, particularly if you’ve had a successful interview, so it’s important to have your references prepared ahead of time. These tips will help ensure that you have the […]

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Etiquette for Job Seekers: Email and Phone

During a job search, proper etiquette can mean the difference between getting hired, and never even being invited for an interview. During a job search, proper etiquette can mean the difference between getting hired, and never even being invited for an interview. Of course, the etiquette rules for job seekers have changed significantly — because […]

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There’s no doubt that today’s job market is highly competitive. For many job seekers, being a qualified candidate is not enough—because there are so many other qualified candidates vying for the same position. If you want to land a great job, it’s essential to truly stand out from the crowd. These tips will help you […]

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Planning Career Goals for 2015

If 2015 is going to be your year for finding a job, now is the perfect time to start planning your career goals and developing your strategy. Goal setting may be the most important action you take in your job search—numerous studies have shown that setting goals can increase your productivity from 60 to 80 […]

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Does Your Resume Answer the Key Question?

Resumes are a vital tool for any job seeker, but crafting an effective resume that gets attention can be a real challenge. Today’s hiring managers wade through hundreds of resumes for every position they fill, usually deciding in less than a minute whether they’ll consider an interview or reject the candidate entirely. Your goal is […]

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Staying Relevant in the Healthcare Industry

Rapid change is the hallmark of many industries today, and that includes the healthcare industry. The good news for healthcare professionals is that there will be plenty of jobs available — according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), healthcare occupations are expected to add the most jobs of any industry, with employment increasing […]

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It’s easy to see how hiring temporary employees can benefit companies. They’re able to get skilled labor from employees who don’t need much training, without the need for a long-term commitment. Temporary employees don’t need to be added to payroll, or enrolled in benefit programs, or invested in for success the way a full-time employee […]

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The Benefits of Working with a Recruiter

For today’s job seeker, there are many avenues, channels, and approaches available to pursue the job market. With traditional resume submission, online job boards, social networking, referrals, and more, it can be challenging to navigate the job search waters and get yourself from hunting to employed. The modern job search environment makes recruiters more valuable […]

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Plan Your Career Goals

Career planning is not something you should do only when you’re already employed. In fact, a solid career plan can be a powerful tool for any job seeker — it will help you focus your job search and direct your energies toward the best opportunities for achieving the career you want. Whether you’re in the […]

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Looking for a job is typically a long and challenging process, and it’s often an exercise in frustration — especially if you’ve been rejected. Hearing that you didn’t get the job you wanted is stressful at best, and can deal a serious blow to your confidence and hamper your job seeking activities. However, you don’t […]

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