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What to Do Next with Your Résumé

What to Do Next with Your Résumé There is an old saying that a résumé thrown in a drawer will not work. Now that you have your résumé, what should you do with it? Apply for Positions They simply use the résumé to apply for positions they see advertised — on job boards and company [...]

By |2018-10-18T22:11:42+00:00October 18th, 2018|

Employment Law in a Nutshell

Employment Law in a Nutshell When applying for a job, what most candidates say they want is a hiring environment free of discrimination. There are a number of local, state, and federal laws that employers must follow when hiring employees. Generally speaking, these laws prohibit discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, age, [...]

By |2018-07-14T13:50:05+00:00July 16th, 2018|

Jobseeker’s Guide to Online Reputation Management

Jobseeker’s Guide to Online Reputation Management When searching for a job, it’s very common for employers nowadays to look at your online profile. This information isn’t just used to “rule out” candidates. What a company finds about you online should reassure them about your qualifications and suitability as a prospective employee … not raise red [...]

By |2018-04-16T20:22:06+00:00April 15th, 2018|

7 Reasons Why You Should Be on LinkedIn

What? You’re not on LinkedIn yet? What are you waiting for? These seven reasons outline why you should be on the social networking site. 1. Because That’s Where the People Are. LinkedIn is the number one social network for professionals — and, arguably, the most important website for jobseekers — with more than 347 million [...]

By |2017-02-15T18:33:12+00:00October 15th, 2016|

Jobseeker’s Guide to Online Reputation Management

When searching for a job, it’s very common for employers to look at your online profile nowadays. This information isn’t just used to “rule out” candidates — finding a broad online presence can also improve your chances of getting the job by increasing your “know, like, and trust” factor. What a company finds about you [...]

By |2017-02-15T18:33:19+00:00October 15th, 2016|

4 Things You Must Do On LinkedIn

To get the most out of your LinkedIn profile, make sure you do these four things: 1. Complete Your Profile. Your profile is the “front door” to your LinkedIn account. First impressions matter — so make sure you’ve made your profile as complete as possible. As an added benefit, your LinkedIn profile generally ranks high [...]

By |2017-02-15T18:33:30+00:00October 15th, 2016|

Position Yourself to Get the Job

Begin with the end in mind: What job do you want? Then figure out what qualities, attributes, and skills are required for success in that job. How can you demonstrate that you possess them? Maybe you’re known as, “the sales manager that makes quota no matter what,” or “the engineer that can speak in a [...]

By |2017-02-15T18:33:36+00:00July 18th, 2016|