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6 Steps For Breaking Out Of A Job Hunt Rut

Before you continue your job search, you’ll want to know everything there is to identifying and getting around the job hunt rut.

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10 Things You Should Avoid When Applying For A Job Online

Here are 10 mistakes you should avoid at all costs when applying for a job online.

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Every Job Seeker Makes

This E-Book goes over 5 mistakes you might be making in your job search.

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10 Job Seeker Opportunities – Jobvite’s 2021 Recruiter Survey Report

By Noelle | October 27, 2021

Every year Jobvite surveys hundreds of recruiters and HR professionals for its annual Recruiter Nation Report to determine where the industry’s priorities lie and current hiring trends. The 2021 report is out and there’s plenty of information that you should know about. In this blog post I’ll share the most relevant survey results for job …

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How to Rebuild Career Confidence to Re-enter the Workforce

By Noelle | September 28, 2021

Career re-entry is probably the toughest career move to make. It requires someone who hasn’t worked in a while to jump back into the job search, identify their most marketable current skills despite having a resume gap of greater than a year, and muster up the confidence to convince others their skills haven’t gone stale …

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How to Connect on LinkedIn and Message Non-Connections

By Noelle | June 8, 2021

Are you finding key contacts on Linkedin but not sure how to connect? If you come across contacts outside your 1st degree connections, there are 2 ways to send personalized messages in order to increase your chances of getting a response. In this blog post we’ll walk you through how to connect and message cold contacts …

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How to Land an Out of State Job

By Noelle | June 8, 2021

You’re hoping to relocate to a new state and find a new job before you arrive. But how can you convince recruiters and hiring managers to take a chance on someone who is not local? In this blog post we’ll share strategies for increasing your chances of landing an out of state job.  Starting the …

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11 Simple Ageism Hacks for Your Resume & Job Search

By Noelle | June 1, 2020

Ageism is a very real challenge faced by 50+ job searchers everywhere. While age discrimination may add a layer of complexity to the job search, it is not impossible to overcome. In this blog post we will share tips for avoiding age discrimination in your resume, and a variety of solutions for overcoming ageism in …

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How to Prepare for a Career Change During a Recession

By Victoria Rayel, CCC, CPRW | May 19, 2020

The pandemic has created a new home-based workforce in which professionals now have more time to contemplate their career goals and aspirations. For many professionals, this contemplation will result in the decision to make a career change. However talk of recession has many career changers feeling stuck. In this blog post we will share the …

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6 Steps to Making a Career Pivot in Your 50s

By Victoria Rayel, CCC, CPRW | April 27, 2020

Career change might seem like a huge challenge if you’re a professional in your 50s. However, change IS possible and might be easier than you think using a career pivot maneuver. In this blog post we’ll explain the difference between a career pivot and career change, and how to tackle the career pivot process.  Signs …

Job Search Strategies During a Pandemic

By Noelle | March 16, 2020

The coronavirus also known as Covid-19 continues to spread globally and throughout the U.S. The uncertainty that surrounds the virus has created a cautious and even standstill hiring environment. More and more companies are moving their workforce remote, with some companies even closing their doors as a precaution. The future of the economy and after-effects of …

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The Top Job Search Profile Settings on Linkedin – MUST DO in 2021

By Noelle | March 16, 2020

LinkedIn is a powerful tool for job seekers when used correctly. LinkedIn is continually updating its settings and functions to be super user-friendly and effective. If you are in the job search and hoping to benefit from LinkedIn, make these profile adjustments asap! In this post and video tutorial we will show you how to edit …