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How Recruiters See Your Resume

Have you ever wondered what recruiters really look at when they’re reviewing your resume? Well, look no further. Business Insider has given us an innovative and exciting new look at the behavior of recruiters – an ...

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Fired Before Your First Day, Tips to Avoid This Blunder

The road to finding the perfect job is paved with bad interviews, botched resumes, and….getting fired before your first day? What?!? You’d be surprised. A rescinded job offer isn’t such a far fetched scenario ...

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The Best Cities for Job Searching

Two years ago, my husband and I began to consider moving to a new city. We thought about the type of city we wanted to live in, the location of the city in relation to our families, the cultural opportunities in each city, and ...


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15 Unique Job Boards to Help You Find Your Next Gig

We recently shared a revolutionary new way to look at your job search from Lindsey Pollack at Harvard Business Review. Pollack’s way of “Curating Your Job Search” encourages job seekers to find the best job bo...

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Should You Take the Job?

You think you’ve gotten through the toughest parts of the process. You’ve written your cover letter, tailored your resume, passed through the phone interview and the in-person interview with flying colors. The offer...

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Curating Your Job Search

You’ve decided it’s time to leave your job. You were laid off. You were fired. You moved to a new city. All of these are circumstances under which someone will look for a new job. So there you are, blinking cursor o...


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Getting Hired by a Startup

When embarking on a job search, one of the most important questions to ask is, “What kind of company would you ideally want to work for?” Some of us are attracted to nonprofit organizations, others to large gleaming...

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Facebook and The Job Search

Mind your Facebook profile, job searchers. It’s advice I’ve given before, and advice the best recruiters and HR professionals in the business stick to when asked about candidates. What you put on social media can ab...

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Lessons in Interviewing from ABC’s Shark Tank

My husband and I love the show Shark Tank. Every week, we excitedly flip on the TV to watch entrepreneurs receive feedback, constructive criticism and ultimately often real money from the members of the Shark Tank. There are mo...


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Write a Great Cover Letter – CareerBuider Video

CareerBuilder.com isn’t just a great job search site, it also has fantastic practical tips for those looking for a job. I highly recommend subscribing to their YouTube channel for short, easy, practical tips like those in...