Monthly Archives: September 2013

Feeling a Little Insecure? Rest Assured, You’ve Got This.

Interviewing can be a downright terrifying process making you question if you indeed are qualified and the best candidate for the job – which you know, deep down, that you are. Though the task of both phone interviews and in-person interviews are daunting, a simple rundown of how awesome you are helps to easy those nerves. Feeling

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INFOGRAPHIC: Personal Branding & Social Media

When searching for a job, it is of utmost importance to convey a singular, dynamic, consistent message about who you are as a professional. Personal branding (or the process of conveying such a message) let’s employers know that you are who you say you are, and you’ll do what you say you’ll do. Inconsistencies in

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4 Great Resources to Help Improve Your Job Search

Job searching can be a tough process to endure, especially if you’re focusing solely on writing an amazing resume and applying online. Sorry, but that just isn’t going to cut it. Not sure what else you should be doing? Here’s a short list of websites that go beyond the traditional job search methods and can

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Meditation: A Simple Way to Become More Successful

Imagine yourself having that moment where you can’t stop fretting about how much work you have to complete in so little time. Now imagine someone telling you that meditating will help you in this situation. If you’re anything like me, you’ll want to throw your arms up in that person’s face and ask how reducing

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#HireMe: Using Hashtags in Your Job Search

Hashtags are huge, and they’re everywhere. For those of us who have been living under a rock, hashtags are essentially the pound symbol (#) followed by a word or phrase that links your social media post to said word or phrase. They make your posts searchable, and because of this, can be a great tool

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Recent Grad: Having Trouble in your Job Search? You’re not alone.

Entering the real world after graduation can be an… interesting experience. While no doubt some of your friends and peers are starting up classes and continuing life as it used to be for you, you’re looking at a whole different ballgame. Full-time jobs are hard to secure, and if you’re having trouble you are certainly not the

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When You Don’t Have Enough to Put on Your Resume

Adding a video resume to your collection of application materials obviously gives you a huge boost over job candidates that only apply for positions using a text resume. But what more can you do if your resume is looking a little sparse and needs some more content? How can you show an employer that you

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The Big White Elephant in the Room: Too Many Qualifications

Although personally I’ll be absolutely ecstatic if and when this day comes, being overqualified for the positions you are applying for can be a major setback. This does not mean, however, that you cannot successfully pursue these positions. How you handle the situation can quite possibly be the making or breaking factor when this “issue”

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3 Tips for Landing Your Ideal Career

Hearing in an interview that this prospective position would give you a fat check every pay period is great news! But it can be somewhat blinding if it prevents you from considering other aspects of the position. No matter how much fun you will have with your flashy salary, if it’s a job that you

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