Did You Know You Can Find a Job Through Facebook?

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When we think of job searching through social media, one site comes to mind most often: LinkedIn. It is, after all, the premier social networking site for professionals. But you might be surprised to find out that another common social media platform can help land you a job, too: Facebook. Here are some tips on… Read more »

How to Decide on a Job When You Feel Like You Have So Many Options

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It might seem like a good problem to have — deciding on a job when you feel that you have a lot of options to choose from. But the truth is that it can be very overwhelming. When you have too many paths to consider, you’ll probably stagnate and end up spinning your wheels. And… Read more »

Why Am I Not Hearing Back From Hiring Managers?

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Hello! I applied for a job! It can sometimes feel discouraging not to hear back from hiring managers, but what’s the deal? Why didn’t you hear back? Here are some common reasons so you can fine-tune your job search. You’re Under Qualified In many cases, you may simply lack the knowledge, and background recruiters want…. Read more »

Help! I Don’t Want a Job in What I Studied at School.

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Looking for a job after college graduation can be intimidating. But it can feel even more difficult when you want a job in an industry outside of the field you majored in. Here’s advice on what to do in this situation.    Make Sure You’re Qualified  The good news is there are plenty of jobs out there, many of which… Read more »

Basic Tech Knowledge You Need for Any Job in 2019!

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Technology has transformed the modern workplace and makes employees more efficient and productive. Having a basic idea of certain tech knowledge tends to make you a more desirable candidate and can increase your chances of landing a job. Here are some specific types of technology you’ll need to be familiar with in 2019. Microsoft Microsoft… Read more »

Is It Possible to Be Too Eager for a Job Opportunity?

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You just applied to a job and you’re excited! You waited two weeks to follow up on your application, but now what? You want to email them again! But should you? Let’s find out if being too eager could be a bad thing. Respecting a Hiring Manager’s Schedule Following up after submitting an application is… Read more »

An Entry-Level Job … That Needs Experience. What Do I Do?

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Have you ever seen an entry-level job that needs two years’ experience? Do you feel like you would be a great fit but just don’t have the experience under your belt? Here’s how to handle this problem. Understand the Recruiter’s Mindset There are two main things you need to know in this type of situation…. Read more »

What to Do When You Aren’t Completely Sold on the Job Offer

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Here’s the scenario. You’ve received an official job offer from a company. However, it’s not ideal and you think you could find a better offer in time—perhaps even your dream job. You want to explore your options and find the right position to further your career but don’t want to offend a recruiter and squander… Read more »

3 Simple Ways to Show Your Personality in Your Job Search

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Your job search is obviously serious and a way to show your professional experience and skills. That being said, it’s also important to showcase your personality to hiring managers. Here are three simple ways to do so. 1. Be Original in Your Cover Letter The way you write your cover letter and the specific information… Read more »

Rejected From a Job? See Why a Follow-Up Email Could Benefit You in the Long Run

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Not getting the job can be frustrating and disappointing, especially if you and/or your recruiter spent a lot of time on the potential assignment. So you may not always feel inclined to thank a company for their time. But in reality, it’s very important to send a follow-up email which can benefit you in a… Read more »