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Research Jobs Online Like a Pro

Posted: January 9, 2017 at 9:00 am

These days conducting a successful job search requires that you spend a lot of time online looking at careers, job descriptions and companies. The more efficient you are in your search, the sooner you will be able to find opportunities where your chances of getting hired are high. Start with a good job site. We… Read More »

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Getting Hired Over 50

Posted: December 12, 2016 at 8:30 am

Let’s face it. Americans are obsessed with youth. All things being equal, most hiring managers tend to choose a younger person instead someone over fifty. There are many fields, like advertising and fashion that target younger buyers, where employers assume

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Why every job seeker should use LinkedIn

Posted: November 28, 2016 at 8:30 am

You don’t have to be a “professional” to to take advantage of LinkedIn, the “World’s Largest Professional Network.” Even if you work as a night stocker, mail clerk, front desk coordinator, housekeeper or any one of the thousands of jobs that are ordinarily not considered professional, you can use LinkedIn to advance your job search. You can use… Read More »

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Avoid These 4 Common Job Application Mistakes

Posted: June 13, 2016 at 3:10 pm

A job application is the first step to getting a job. The information contained in a job application is a potential employer’s first impression of who you are and is used to determine whether you will be called in for an interview or be eliminated as a candidate for the job. Because your application is… Read More »

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How Temping Can Help You Land a Full Time Job

Posted: May 31, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Job hunting can be stressful, especially when you are unemployed. In today’s market many companies choose to hire temporary employees, commonly referred to as temps, in lieu of full time employees. When job searching, think carefully before you dismiss postings for temporary jobs and only focus on those postings that are advertising for full time… Read More »

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5 Reasons You’re Not Getting the Job Interview

Posted: June 30, 2015 at 3:48 pm

If you’re receiving little or no response to your resume and cover letter, then it’s time to take stock of how you’re conducting your current job search. Here are five of the most common reasons job applicants are not called in for an interview.

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