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4 Tips for Crafting a Resume that Shines

In our last article we discussed the biggest do’s for writing a cover letter that allows you, the job seeker, to lead with your best foot forward. As a follow-up, we’ll share the various ways you can craft a resume that shines. Your resume is often times a one-page document that is supposed to convey . . . Read More

Three Do’s For Crafting A Great Cover Letter

Perhaps the most daunting task in the job search process, besides the actual interview, is making your skills come together on paper and translate to your future employer what an awesome asset you could be for their team. Making sure that you are able to share your skills with an employer will be a big . . . Read More

3 Career Resolutions for 2017

It’s a new year and you’re likely looking ahead at a blank canvas and thinking about the things you want to accomplish over the next 12 months. While you may have set resolutions for your personal life, January is also a good time to consider your professional goals and think about the things you want . . . Read More

5 Characteristics of a Top Employee

In a highly competitive job market, it’s hard to know exactly what employers are looking for in a star employee. Of course, becoming a desirable asset to a company is what everyone strives for. It sounds relatively easy right? Do well in the interview, land the job of your dreams and live in employed bliss . . . Read More

Treat Your Job Search Like a 9-5 Job

Great employment opportunities are available, but you have to be willing to do the work to find them. Listen to Mike Bazinet, Grifols’ Director of Recruiting, as he shares tips for staying constantly engaged on job boards. For more job seekers tips and advice, visit the Social Jobs Partnership on Facebook!

Is Your Brand the Ultimate Narcissism?

The following guest post is from Joshua Waldman, author of JOB SEARCHING WITH SOCIAL MEDIA FOR DUMMIES. Joshua is the founder of Career Enlightenment which offers professional LinkedIn profile writing services and career advice for the modern job seeker.   My grandmother, who is 86 this year, always told me, “humility was for people who . . . Read More

Using Social Media in Your Job Search

There are several ways a job seeker can use social media to supplement the application process. In this video tip, you’ll hear a specific example that you can immediately incorporate into your next job application process!

Completing Your My.jobs Profile for Increased Employer Visibility

If you aren’t familiar with it by now, My.jobs is a new resource from DirectEmployers Association that assists job seekers in finding open positions from verified employers around the world. We recently shared a post on how to set up a saved search on My.jobs in order to have job openings of interest sent directly . . . Read More

How Shane Barker Landed the Coolest Job Ever, With Social Media and No Resume

Joshua Waldman, author of Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies, is recognized as one of the nations top authorities in Social Media Career Advancement. To learn Joshua’s secret strategies for shortening the online job search and getting the right job right away, watch his exclusive video training here to learn How To Use Social . . . Read More

Summer 2013 Jobs Outlook: 5 Tips for Soon-to-be Grads

Source: Metro.us In today’s job market, it is nearly impossible to find employment without a bachelor’s degree, and oftentimes without a master’s degree. Unfortunately, recent college grads may still have trouble securing a professional position. The good news is, according to a report released last month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate . . . Read More

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