job seeker advice

Networking Your Way to a New Job

“Networking” is one of those words that has a ton of different meanings depending on who you ask. To some, it means linking up with the world on social media. To others, its all about a firm handshake and face-to-face conversation. No matter how you go about it, networking at its core is pretty simple […]

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Mastering the Art of the Thank You Note for Job Seekers

You know that feeling when you absolutely knock a job interview out of the park? That “get into the car and crank the music to 11” kind of feeling? Success on interview day can have you saying “thank you!” to anyone and  everyone within shouting distance; on the flip side, a not-so-stellar interview performance can […]

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What Are Transferable Skills and How Can They Impact Your Job Search?

Transferable Skills (n.) Definition: Aptitude and knowledge acquired through personal experience, such as schooling, jobs, classes, hobbies, sports, etc. Basically, any talent developed and able to be used in future employment situations. Examples: Transferable skill through school – learning time management by delegating certain times of the day to homework, class and extracurricular activities. Transferable skill through a job – […]

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Job Search Spring Cleaning: Seven Ways to Refresh Right Now

“I am going to try to pay attention to the spring. I am going to look around at all the flowers, and look up at the hectic trees. I am going to close my eyes and listen.” – Anne Lamott There’s an undeniable feeling of excitement and possibility tied to spring. After a long winter […]

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3 Ways to Avoid Job Offer Blindness

We talk a lot about how to find a job, but what do you do once you’re closing in on one? This is a question that commonly gets clouded by the fact that a potential job is sitting right in front of our face. The mere excitement that comes with the fact that the excruciating […]

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