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Being deliberate about job searching is essential for millennials working to build their networks and their careers. Taking full advantage of LinkedIn and other professional tools can help give you an advantage in the field.
To make the cut, craft your résumé to instantly win over hiring managers. Here are some ways to do so.
A cover letter can be a powerful tool for landing yourself an interview. It can give a better glimpse into your personality and how you’ll fit with the company culture than a simple resume, and it can give you a chance to provide a context around your achievements. A poorly-written cover letter, on the other... Read more »
Job boards, interview jitters, resumes, and recruiters. You've left that all behind now that you've landed your dream job, right? Sure, you may be perfectly happy with your current position, but it doesn't hurt to keep your ear to the ground for other opportunities – and in fact, it could even help you excel in the... Read more »
Don’t let these nine red flags bin your resume before it even gets read.
Who says your failures can't lead to success? Employers it seems. We are fond of saying, "Failure is not an option." And, "when it's rough, the tough get going." That may be a positive result of the United States unemployment situation and lagging economy. Today's unemployed may have failed in nailing a specific job or... Read more »
Even though the outlook's been a bit sunnier lately, it's still a tough job market out there. Recruiters and hiring managers are still getting dozens – if not hundreds – of qualified applications for each position. If yours has been getting lost in the shuffle, or you're not getting any calls back after interviews, you may be... Read more »
We all need help from others in our job search. That's a given. But what's the best way to get that help and to present your questions to others so you get the help you need? Figure out who can help you and what you think you should specifically ask them for. Would you help... Read more »
You see a job posted online and decide to toss your hat in the ring. Why not? You're online. It's easy to apply. If that's your attitude you're wasting your time. And the employer's time. When you apply for a job, meet all the critical requirements and 90% of all the requirements. The only way... Read more »