How to Network Successfully in a Small Town

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Living in a small town is great, but networking isn’t always easy. Making new connections can be challenging, so you need to get a little creative. Of course, if you’re currently employed, you also don’t want to do anything too obvious that will alert your boss that you’re looking for a new job. Not sure… 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 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 »