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The Weekly Roundup: Getting Fired & Getting Back in the Game

The Weekly Roundup: Getting Fired & Getting Back in the Game

There are ways to accelerate the process

Chances are you will get fired at some point in your career. The quicker you make a plan and implement it, the sooner you will be back on track. Read More »

Job Seeker Spotlight: Tal Vinnik

Job Seeker Spotlight: Tal Vinnik

A consistent personal brand can improve your odds

Job Seeker Spotlight showcases individuals who exemplify passion for their job hunt, but need a little push or assistance in making their goals achievable. Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: The One-Two Punch On LinkedIn

The Weekly Roundup: The One-Two Punch On LinkedIn

Perfecting your headline and summary for maximum impact

Make the most out of your headline and summary on professional social networking site LinkedIn with expert advice and insider tips from around the web. Read More »

Why You Shouldn't Look For A Job At Work

Why You Shouldn't Look For A Job At Work

Nothing you do at work is private

An AP editor recently committed a career blooper by embedding a cover letter into a photo caption sent to the world. Read More »

Grads: What Do You Do For The Next Three Months?

Grads: What Do You Do For The Next Three Months?

Check out this timeline for managing your summer!

Advice on making you the most desirable candidate for any job. And timeline for getting a summer job and what to do if you don't land a job. Read More »

Get a Job or Internship With These 3 Killer Websites

Get a Job or Internship With These 3 Killer Websites

Looking for a job? Check out these websites!

Best websites to advertise your skills. Just starting out? There's even a template for posting your availability! Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: Make Recruiters Work For You

The Weekly Roundup: Make Recruiters Work For You

Show recruiters you are the best candidate for the job

Recruiters are an essential part of job search. Experts show you how to build relationships and optimize your visibility for recruiters and search firms Read More »

Employers: GPA Not the Most Important Thing for Job Seekers

Employers: GPA Not the Most Important Thing for Job Seekers

A new survey also shows U.S. companies aren't so interested in liberal arts majors.

Companies are saying that "cultural fit" carries the most weight when considering an applicant, while grade-point average matters least. Read More »

How to Get Awesome References That Will Make You an Irresistible Job Candidate

How to Get Awesome References That Will Make You an Irresistible Job Candidate

Seek out the most successful and influential people you can

Good references create a well-rounded professional image for potential employers. But there are right and wrong ways to seek them out. Read More »

Why Not To Pick Up The Phone When Unemployed

Why Not To Pick Up The Phone When Unemployed

Real-world advice from a successful jobseeker

When job hunting, it's hard not to pick up the phone when it rings. But, there are solid reasons to let calls go to voice mail. Here are reasons why. Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: Getting Social With Job Search, Part 2

The Weekly Roundup: Getting Social With Job Search, Part 2

Build a powerful online brand that will get you noticed

Social Media has become an essential part of job search. Experts show you how to build and optimize your personal brand across social networking sites Read More »

Job Seekers' Weakest Link: Interview Follow-Up

Job Seekers' Weakest Link: Interview Follow-Up

Don't let it be an afterthought

Your resume is solid and your answers at the interview were perfect - but do you know how to follow up afterwards? Read More »

6 Unconventional Ways To Start Your Cover Letter

6 Unconventional Ways To Start Your Cover Letter

Creativity can pay off when done right

Open your cover letter with figures or a quote to compel a hiring manager to keep reading. Read More »

9 In 10 Jobseekers Use Mobile To Search For Jobs

9 In 10 Jobseekers Use Mobile To Search For Jobs

Are you using technology to fuel your job search?

Mobile apps let jobseekers look for new gigs, save listings and get real-time alerts about new openings. Read More »

How To Write A Great Resume

How To Write A Great Resume

Highlight your strengths and trim the fat

A beginner's guide to crafting a resume that will catch a hiring manager's eyes. Read More »

6-Step Guide To A Job-Winning Headshot

6-Step Guide To A Job-Winning Headshot

Get that professional photo look, even if you take it yourself

A professional, humanizing headshot gives jobseekers an edge in their search. Read More »

What if You Have a Job Offer and a New Interview Offer?

What if You Have a Job Offer and a New Interview Offer?

Nice problem to have

What should you do if you have an offer, but the opportunity to interview for a better job? Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: Getting Social With Job Search

The Weekly Roundup: Getting Social With Job Search

How social media can make or break your career

Social Media can make or break your job search. Experts show you how to maximize and optimize your online presence for maximum impact. Read More »

How Financial Services Jobseekers Can Overcome The Skills Gap

How Financial Services Jobseekers Can Overcome The Skills Gap

Growth in this industry is expected to outpace all others this year

Nearly half of financial services companies are struggling to fill certain positions. Read More »

Why Haven't I Heard Back After My Job Interview?

Why Haven't I Heard Back After My Job Interview?

Employers and jobseekers operate on very different timelines

You had a great interview but haven't heard back. Here's what might be going on behind the scenes -- and what you should do about it. Read More »

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