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Is LinkedIn Really That Important?

I first heard about LinkedIn while I was sitting in a classroom listening to my Professor discuss the importance of networking, and he briefly covered LinkedIn. Just as briefly as he touched on the subject of LinkedIn as a networking tool, I forgot about it. Knowing what I do about the tool now, I now . . . Read More

From Basic to Tailored: How to Make Your Skills Shine

Employers are looking for you, but you have to go the extra mile to make your resume shine. Check out how to modify your basic resume and skills to match the position you’re applying for with tips from seasoned John Deere Recruiter Bev Curtis. For additional resources and job seeker advice, visit the Social Jobs . . . Read More

Seasonal Jobs: To Apply or Not To Apply?

It’s that time of year again. The busy, holiday season where companies hire an abundance of seasonal workers to handle extended hours and a heightened demand for help. If you are unemployed, you are likely holding out hope for a long-term position, and rightly so, but a seasonal job may be something you should consider. . . . 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

From Military to Civilian Career: Tips for a Successful Transition

Basic training teaches you how to walk and talk like a member of the military, and instills values such as discipline, loyalty and comradery. Exiting the military and entering the civilian workforce doesn’t provide the same transitional training. Prepare yourself and learn tips from…

Managing Your Personal Brand During the Job Search

What comes to mind when you think of the word “brand”? Perhaps you think of designer denim or your favorite soda, but would you think of yourself as having a brand? You should. Personal brand is absolutely a real thing and you don’t need to do a thing to create it because, whether you realize . . . Read More

3 Tips for Finding the Internship of Your Dreams

It’s that time of year again…back to school. As the fall semester commences at colleges and universities across America, some students may be regretting their decision to forgo an internship. Unfortunately, getting back into a motivated mindset can be difficult after a laid-back summer vacation but it’s never too early to start preparing for the . . . Read More

What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search?

What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search? A. Networking B. Online tools C. Advertising D. Career fairs   Answer: B. Online tools While advertising, career fairs and networking events all aid in the search for employment, recent research from Pew Research Center shows that online tools prove . . . Read More

My.jobs | 10,000+ Employers Are Looking For You!

The hunt is on – the job hunt, that is! Caught between the anticipated stress of your search and the excitement of new opportunities, you are likely scouring the Internet looking for desired positions, but perhaps you are interested in working at a specific company. My.jobs, powered by human resources trade association DirectEmployers, is comprised . . . Read More

Job Seeker Advice: Do Extra Research

It’s a job seeker market right now and there are a ton of employment options open. See tips from Jessica Miller-Merrell of Blogging4Jobs as she discussing why job seekers should do their research and understand the recruitment process before interviewing.

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