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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.


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.


The 5 Biggest Mistakes Every Job Seeker Makes

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


Leverage Your LinkedIn Photo to Attract More Job Leads

By Noelle | January 13, 2015

Online professional branding has become a critical part of career management and job searching. Without an optimized online presence you are doomed to be unreachable, unfound, and miss out on great opportunities. In this blog post we will share the importance of your LinkedIn profile photo in attracting employers, why it matters, and how you can leverage …


10 Non-Negotiables for Making a Successful Career Change

By Noelle | December 29, 2014

Updated: August 2020 The job search can be intimidating if you are hoping to transition to a new career path. In fact a career change is one of the toughest job search scenarios because that job searcher is usually lacking relevant work experience. While career change may be difficult, it is not impossible. You just have …


The 8-Step Plan for Supercharging Your Job Search

By Noelle | December 22, 2014

Updated: August 2020 Reviving a dead job search is critical for staying in control of your career. Yet many professionals become reactive to their environment once they enter the job search day-to-day. As a result, one’s career hopes and dreams can become derailed. In this post we will share 8 steps for achieving your career goals by …

32 Skills and Traits that Make Veterans Great Employees

By Noelle | November 11, 2014

Updated: November 2019 Veterans make great employees. This should be no surprise considering the selfless acts of service they’ve already performed. Imagine this kind of dedication in the workplace. In this post we’ll share 32 reasons why these real-life heroes make great hires, what hiring managers can do about it, and how veterans can use …


How to Use the Holidays for Your Job Search

By Noelle | November 1, 2014

Updated: December 2020 Timing is everything when it comes to the job search. Even if you’re the perfect candidate for the job, you’re bound to experience the effects of bad timing during the holiday job search. In this post we’ll share all of the seasonality timing traps you need to be aware of, what to …

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Find More Jobs: 6 Online Job Search Strategies to Produce Better Search Results

By Noelle | October 2, 2014

Last Updated: June, 2022 Keywords are an important part of landing a job. They are critical for attracting interest in your resume, Linkedin profile, and cover letter. They are also a critical part of finding jobs online. There are hundreds of jobs posted to online job boards every day. However, without searching the right keywords, …

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The Best Online Job Boards [Find More Jobs in Less Time]

By Noelle | August 1, 2014

Last Updated: June 2022 The online job search has become par for the course in terms of how we search for jobs. With thousands of job boards and other online eye-catchers it can be time consuming to try them all. In this post I’ll share my favorite job boards to help you optimize your efficiency …

The Summer Job Search – Actionable Tips to Take Advantage of Slow Hiring Seasons

By Noelle | July 2, 2014

Summer is synonymous with BBQ, sunshine, and good times for most people, including hiring managers.  However, if you’re in the job search and hoping to land a job by the end of the year, summer should also be synonymous with opportunity and increased activity. It’s definitely not the right time to take a mental vacation from …

10 Strategies to Reboot Your Entry Level Job Search

By Noelle | June 18, 2014

Landing your first job out of college can be challenging. Companies want someone with experience, but you don’t have experience. For many new graduates, there’s uncertainty about where to start. For others, there’s a lack of experience navigating the job search. All of this can drag out the search, leaving a recent grad discouraged. I’ve …

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How to Contact the Best Recruiters for Your Job Search

By Noelle | May 7, 2014

Working effectively with recruiters is a critical part of job search strategy. Recruiters have the power to disclose unadvertised job postings as well as open doors into companies for the right candidate. If you are eager to ramp up your recruiter strategy, it’s worthwhile to know how to work with recruiters. In this post, we’ll …

10 Resume Writing Tips to Make Your Job Search Easier

By Noelle | April 17, 2014

One of the most challenging and time consuming parts of the job search is resume writing. If handled correctly, resume writing can be a quick and painless job search activity. It can also increase the number of interviews you land. You don’t have to be an expert to write like one, but you do have …