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Networking Online: 4 Secrets to Online Job Search

To succeed in networking online, it’s important to understand the realities of networking online and know how to connect with recruiters and sourcers – two key players in the hiring process. In my previous blog,…

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A Colorful Personal Brand Separates You from the Job Search Crowd

Your personal brand is instrumental to your job search. In fact, it should be woven into all of your job search materials and can be expressed in many ways. Heard at a recent speaking engagement…

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Cover Letter & Thank You Note – Are They Personal Branding Tools?

Rather than debating if you should or shouldn’t spend your time on correspondence like a cover letter or thank you note, ask yourself why wouldn’t you? Each are a valuable addition to your personal branding…

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Positive Traits Millennials Should Leverage in a Job Search

Millennials should leverage their most positive traits during a job search. The positive traits of millennials have been debated, as have their negative traits.  Here’s what’s commonly accepted: If you were born between 1981 and…

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Create a Professionally Written Resume with These 4 Tips

While there are many benefits to investing in a professionally written resume, you may be conducting a DIY job search and want quick tips to handle it on your own. Our best advice is to…

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Informational Interviewing: Enrich Your Job Search

Incorporating informational interviews into your job search can be a powerful strategy for landing the ultimate job. What is an informational interview?  It’s a job interview in which there is no real job opening, but…

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5 Questions to Ask Before Interviewing in a New Country

Job interviews can be stressful. When you are interviewing in a new country, it can create more tension than usual. Besides needing to make a good impression, you must also consider the cultural differences you…

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Is Gigging the New Black? What the Gig Economy Means for You

Intuit predicts 40% of American workers will be independent contractors by 2020. This gig economy – where professionals make a living working multiple contract jobs instead of a traditional 9-5 position – opens doors for…

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Is It Okay to Grieve the Loss of a Job?

Job loss grief is natural as you navigate the emotionally difficult experience of being let go. This is especially true if you have invested years at the company. For many, you are losing more than…