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Stress Relief for Job Seekers

Stress Relief for Job Seekers

Searching for a job can be very stressful, regardless of how long you’ve been looking. The good news however is that job seekers have more control than they think they do, and it IS possible to take control over your…

8 Essential Tips for Skype Interviews

8 Essential Tips for Skype Interviews

Preparing for a Skype interview? Here are 8 essential tips for better Skype interviews: 1) Phone First and Stay Professional. Sometimes Skype requests don’t go through right away and the sender will wonder why the other hasn’t accepted yet. Eliminate…

Turning Bad Luck into Good Job Search Luck

Turning Bad Luck into Good Job Search Luck

In my previous blog I talked about how job search didn’t have to involve luck, but I’m hearing from people who firmly believe that a successful job search DOES depend on luck. Okay, so I’ll show you how to turn…

Big Employment Gap? That’s Your Edge!

Big Employment Gap? That’s Your Edge!

If you’ve been unemployed for more than 6 months, you’ve likely already seen employers start to shy away, wondering why it’s taking you so long to find a job. They think, “If no one else is hiring this person, why…

Comparing Recruiters: Who’s Better?

Comparing Recruiters: Who’s Better?

Working with recruiters should be an important part of your job search strategy, but how do you know who is good, and who’s not? How can you tell who will really try to match your skills to the job, and…

Jobs Posted by Recruiters: 5 Tips to Get Results

Jobs Posted by Recruiters: 5 Tips to Get Results

All things being equal, if one person applies directly to a company online, and another person has their resume handed to the hiring manager from someone they trust with a personal recommendation about why they fit the position, is briefed…

4 Email Tips to Speed Up Your Job Search

4 Email Tips to Speed Up Your Job Search

Let’s talk email. For the longest time I looked at each email I received as a mini homework assignment. I really hated it. By not responding, I saved lots of time, but unknowingly, I missed opportunities because I was upsetting everyone I didn’t respond to. So I needed to find a way to use email to my advantage. Here are 4 key tips to help you use email to your advantage.

How to Give and Get Good References

How to Give and Get Good References

Giving good references can be just as important to your career as getting them. Are you ready? In a time when the average tenure at any given company is less than 3 years, strong networks are essential to avoid long…