How to Write an Email Introduction

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Even if you’ve been out of the job hunting game for a while, it should come as no surprise that job inquiries and applications happen almost exclusively via e-mail. E-mail can make the process quicker and more efficient, but it can also be quite impersonal. On top of that, online job postings make it possible… Read more »

How to Stand Out in a Competitive Job Market: Tips for Job Seekers

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Finding a great new job is getting harder than ever. Competition for jobs is intense, as there are fewer openings now than most people are used to. Specifically, the unemployment rate in July 2023 was 3.5%, among the lowest it’s been in years. This is wonderful for the economy but more challenging for job seekers…. Read more »

How to Balance Your Job Search with Other Responsibilities

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Finding a great new job is rarely easy. In fact, it can feel like a part-time job itself. Therefore, it’s important to know how to balance your job search with your other obligations — i.e., your current job, school, family, friends, school, etc. Here’s some advice to help you steer a successful job search without… Read more »

5 Top Tips for Improving Your Job Hunt

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You’ve been searching for a new job for a while now, but unfortunately, you still haven’t found your match. Whether you’re having trouble finding opportunities that interest you or aren’t hearing back when you reply, you realize it’s time to change your approach. Give yourself a pat on the back, because acknowledging that your current… Read more »

Is Your Resume WOW-ing Recruiters and Hiring Managers?

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You started your job search a while ago, and you still haven’t landed an interview. Honestly, you’re a bit surprised by this because you felt like you applied to several positions that were an obvious fit. It’s possible your resume is to blame. Since it’s the first impression you make on a hiring manager, anything… Read more »

Is Your Social Media Negatively Impacting Your Job Search?

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It’s been a while now since you started your job search, but you still don’t have any leads. You’re surprised by this because you know you’re a competitive candidate with an impressive resume. However, this doesn’t mean much if your social media presence isn’t exactly professional. Nearly three-quarters (71%) of U.S. hiring decision-makers believe checking… Read more »

How to Connect With Anyone — Especially Hiring Managers

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Who you know can definitely help you get hired. However, you don’t currently know any hiring managers with available positions that interest you. This means it’s time to expand your network. Meeting the right people probably won’t be as hard as you think. Thanks to social networking sites, they’re often only a click or two… Read more »

Spring is Here! 4 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your LinkedIn Profile

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You’ve been hibernating on your job search all winter, but spring has finally arrived. While you’re not in a huge hurry to find a new opportunity, you want to make sure you don’t miss out if the right one comes along. Giving your LinkedIn profile a little attention is a great way to get started…. Read more »

5 Tips on What to Look For in a Benefits Package

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Finding a great new job is about more than just the responsibilities associated with the position. While this is certainly the most important part, you also need to pay close attention to the benefits that come with the job. It’s easy to focus on fun features like unlimited vacation or free snacks in the breakroom,… Read more »