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You know networking is one of the most effective ways to land a job. When you have a referral, it’s more likely that someone will review your résumé, and you are statistically more likely to win an interview when someone you…
In today’s economy, it isn’t always possible to land a traditional, 9-to-5 position in your target field. Many employers are hiring part-time or contract workers to handle the projects and work that full-time employees once did. As a result, competition is fierce,…
Is HR on your side or public enemy number one? In most cases, human resource professionals are doing the best they can to find and hire the best candidates. What should you know when you’re looking for a job?
If you’re hoping to impress a recruiter, get ready to work really hard, because recruiters, for the most part, are in the business of looking for people who have very unique and specific skills.
Job seekers who are not taking advantage of social media tools could be missing out on opportunities. According to Jobvite’s 6th Annual Social Recruiting Survey, employers and recruiters use or plan to use social media to fill positions.
The perfect interview is every job seeker’s dream. A great interview also gets the recruiting or hiring manager excited about a great candidate. How can you become that ideal candidate who is a slam dunk for the job?
How important is it to be happy? It’s an often-asked question lately, fueled by numerous studies exploring happiness and what makes people happy.
Do you have to be on LinkedIn? What do you need to know about this network? These were some questions a reporter asked me, so I thought I’d share the answers with you.
Whether you are old or young, the overwhelm of achieving a big goal can thwart your efforts and even prevent you from accomplishing your plans. For some people, just the thought of a big goal is enough to send them rushing the…
Is your boss out to get you? You don’t want to be paranoid, but you’re beginning to think your boss has you in his or her cross hairs.