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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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#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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How to NOT Get Your Résumé Noticed

There are several phrases and words that employers feel show up on nearly every resume and come up in nearly every interview. Because of this, they’ve completely lost their meaning. To stand out, you need to showcase your professional abilities as unique, different, and better than the other candidates.  To help you out, check out

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Coming Soon to an Organization near You…

Want to render your resume ineffective? Yeah, I didn’t think so. Unfortunately, people do it all the time by not taking a step back to think about what a resume really is. Here are a few simple mistakes to avoid, and a new way of looking at resumes in general. Think of it as a

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Create the Resume, Land the Job You Want

When applying for positions many people will look at their qualifications and match those against the qualifications for positions they’re applying for. A practice which seems perfectly logical, and safe. If you want to make bold career moves, that just isn’t going to cut it. Instead of looking at the skills and experience you already

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