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It’s a good idea to perform your own due diligence on potential employers when searching for a job. If you’re already working and looking for more opportunity the last thing you want is to quit your job only to find the new employer has mislead you in order to get you locked in. Here’s some time-saving tips that will help you with your potential employer search: Read Online Reviews Online reviews can be misleading but shouldn’t be discounted entirely. When…

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“It’s crazy how many people choose to ignore simple advice when it comes to getting hired – it’s like they think they know better because their industry is different.” Karen, a former HR specialist and recruiter, explained that most people make the same mistakes when it comes to looking for work and finding the right employer. If you’re tired of feeling frustrated about never hearing back from employers or you just can’t figure out what it is you’re doing wrong,…

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With the New Year here, many people are inspired to find a better job but don’t for two reasons: they don’t know what to do and they don’t know how to do it. If you are ready to rev up your job hunt this year, here are a few strategies to kick you into high gear. Ramp up Your Resume If you have been sending out hundreds of resumes with a lackluster response, it may be time to spruce it up….

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So you just had an interview for a job you’d love! Congrats! But what you do next matters. As they say the fortune is in the follow up. What’s the proper etiquette when checking back with a hiring manager? What do you say? In our work with major companies, we have heard direct feedback on what not to say or do when following up after a job interview. Here’s 5 common mistakes you want to avoid: Not Returning Calls. After…

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So, you just finished years of post-secondary education, what do you do now? For graduates receiving degrees and diplomas in the weeks ahead, excitement about finally finishing their programs may be tempered by the grim job landscape for young people. One needs to always be realistic and understand there is a general climate where there are less “perfect jobs” but that does not mean you won’t be able to find a job that is right for you! It isn’t just…

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You just got off the phone with the employer of your dreams! Woo Hoo! Your hands break out in a sweat. This is the big break you’ve been looking for… But don’t high five yourself yet. Now it’s time for the job interview. Ace it and the job is yours. Blow it, and well, time to hit the pavement looking for a job again. People often do not often realize that one small thing you say or do can negatively influence a hiring decision….

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Sure you have heard about the importance of using LinkedIn for your job search, but have you thought of using Twitter?  It’s true, Twitter may be a goldmine of career opportunity that you are overlooking.  Are you ready to become a Twitter job search power user? Here are some ways that you can Tweet your way to the top of your job search. Follow companies on Twitter that you would like to work for.  Many will Tweet job opportunities that…

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Do you feel like you are spinning your wheels, making no progress, submitting resume after resume and hearing nothing back on your job search? One way to improve your odds of landing a job fast is to target your search to the best ways. Check out these top five sources for job openings to jumpstart your search. Look for Job Openings in Your Own Company – If you are looking to climb the corporate ladder, then your perfect job opportunity…

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Remember the Golden Rule “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you?” As a job hunter, this is certainly true. Not only do you have to have the right experience and skill sets, but you have to win the hearts and minds of your interviewer. How do you do this? The answer is etiquette. Being positive, polished, and professional makes the kind of impression that has hiring managers saying “Wow, I really like that guy I want to hire…

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Did what happened in Vegas truly STAY in Vegas? Chances are there is information or pictures posted about you online that would send red flags to potential employers. If you have an online presence at all, the odds are good that your future employer will be doing a background search on you. That’s why it’s important to do a vanity search periodically to see what you can find about yourself online. Here’s some pointers on how to manage your online…

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