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Playing the Rules of the Job Search Game

When I first started my own job search process, I thought this scary “real world” phenomenon of finding a full-time job would be a cake walk. Previous internships, a great GPA, and references to speak on my behalf. What was I missing? I was missing a very key part of the equation: an understanding of how

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Oh, the Things I Wish I Would Have Known…

Upon preparing to enter the “real world” after graduation from college, I was somewhat surprised at how different the job search world was from what I had imagined it would be like. Although there will inevitably be some hiccups and surprises along the way, hopefully you’ll be able to learn from this common list of

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Why Knowing the Company Before the Interview Is Important

Finding a job is challenging at any time, but in today’s market you need all of the advantages you can get. One way to get a leg up on the competition is to research the company that you’ll be talking with. Spend an hour or two online and reap all kinds of rewards. Investing a

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A Look at the Future of Hiring

More and more you’re going to hear this piece of job-hunting advice: don’t write a resume. Throwing away the resume might not be the right move for everyone. You can still find a very good job with a resume, but it’s getting harder and harder to find a great one. The future of hiring depends

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