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Social Media: An Upcoming job search engine!

Social Media is the most thriving business industries in the market. Nowadays, not even a single business industry can actually survive without a proper social media exposure. And, this trend has highly influenced the HR industry. Most of the recruiters, hiring associates and HR managers are choosing out or planning to choose certain Social Media

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Tips to Stepping Up Your Video Interviewing Game

If you’ve never done a video interview before, the concept may seem slightly intimidating and nerve-racking. I know it did for me! However, with a little practice and by understanding the tips to success, you’ll be able to give your job search a competitive edge with this tool. Check out these tips below: 1. Identify

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Job Seekers: How to Understand What You’re Getting Yourself Into

Have you ever walked out of an interview knowing for certain that there’s absolutely no way you would ever want to work for that company? Perhaps the company’s Facebook and LinkedIn profiles implied a great company culture, but what you saw didn’t quite match that. Or maybe the job post you replied to was able

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You Are More Than Your Previous Job Experience

We all know that you need more than relevant experience to succeed in the job search. We all know individuals, for example, that have outstanding hard skills yet don’t have the personality to win over their interviewer. And we all probably know people that have landed a job because of their five-mile-long personality, but start

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What Your College Career Counselor Never Told You

I recently had a conversation with a friend, who graduated not too long ago but is already well established in his career path, about the nature of searching for your first entry-level job. It’s quite a daunting process, as I’m sure many of you know. Even if you’re not looking for your first big-kid job,

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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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WHY JOBMA SERIES: Jobma vs. VidRes from the Job Seeker P.O.V.

Our series on comparing Jobma to other video resume websites continues. If you’re new to our blog, this series will provide you with the information you need to know and understand the features Jobma offers that other video resume platforms do not. While both Jobma and VidRes are platforms where you can showcase your video

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Do What You Love… On Your Own Time

It is a widespread misconception that in order to be happy we need to do what we love. No, we really, really don’t. This may seem counterintuitive, but when you think about it, it actually makes a lot of sense. Doing what we love for the sake of doing it is empowering, it drives our

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Jobma vs. Spark Hire

Video resume sites are starting to become more prevalent in the job search scene. When perusing your options it can be difficult to decide which site to choose, especially without having to create a profile just to find that it isn’t what you’re looking for. Here we’ll compare two such websites: Jobma and Spark Hire.

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Video Resumes: The Importance of Audio

When utilizing a video resume it is of utmost importance to speak clearly and audibly. Here are some small, yet exceptionally important, errors to avoid when recording your video resume. 1. Being too Loud – Nobody likes to feel like their being yelled at. Make sure the volume of your video reflects your natural volume level when

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