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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

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

You WILL Get Googled…Are You Afraid?

Watch Joshua’s exclusive video “3 Secrets to Getting Job Interviews by Next Week” to learn the 3 secrets no one wants you to know about getting hired in today’s job market. Joshua is the founder of Career Enlightenment which offers professional LinkedIn profile writing and job search services to colleges, WorkForce offices and re-entering veterans.  . . . Read More

Using CareerOneStop Centers to Craft a Stellar Resume

One of the most crucial pieces to your job search is your resume. Without a proper resume that highlights your most valuable strengths, you may be overlooked as a candidate for a position. Join Bonnie Elsey, Director of Workforce Development for the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development, as she discusses how your nearby CareerOneStop Centers can help you compose your resume to show employers your most professional side.

Internships, Co-ops, Practicums, and Externships: What’s the Difference?

The following post was provided by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE connects campus recruiting and career services professionals, and provides best practices, trends, research, professional development, and conferences. Internships, Co-ops, Practicums, and Externships: What’s the Difference? Student work and observation experiences go by a number of different names, including internships, co-ops, . . . Read More

3 Helpful Tips for Job Hunting in the Digital Age

How are you using the Internet for your job search efforts? It’s likely that you’ve dabbled with social media and conducted research by using a search engine like Google or Bing, but with so much there, it can be overwhelming. To help simplify things, we’ll share a few tips that will help you enhance your . . . Read More

The Top 15 States with the Most Jobs

In the last few months, unemployment rates have gone down slightly; however, it is still difficult to find a job in this economy. The U.S. Department of Labor shows that Nevada, Rhode Island, and California have the highest unemployment rates ranging from 11.6 to 10.7 percent. If you are looking for a job in a specific area, http://jobs.jobs/ can help you find the right job for you! This website lists jobs based on top searches, top companies, top countries, top states and top cities. You can also search what kind of job you are looking for and where you want to land your perfect job. The top 15 states with the most jobs include:

Tips for Maintaining a Positive Attitude during an Interview

Interview with Candee Chambers, Cardinal Health

During interviews it’s easy to often time dwell on past hardships. However, Candee Chambers with Cardinal Health offers advice on how staying positive during your interview can go a long with a recruiter. Learn how focusing on strengths can help you make the most of your employer interviews.

Advice for Job Seekers with Disabilities

Interview with James Emmett, CLIICC Center

Are you a person with a disability looking for employment? Disability consultant James Emmett with CLIICC Center addresses how he overcame his disability and found a job he was passionate about. Discover how by matching your skill set with an interest you find enjoyable can make a world of difference during your job search.

The Top 10 Best Small Cities for Jobs

Are big cities too big for you? Are you looking for a job in a small city? This website, http://www.forbes.com/pictures/ef45gjfgm/methodology/#gallerycontent, lists the top 10 best small cities for jobs in the country. It shows the best cities along with their increasing employment rates. When searching for a specific job, http://us.jobs/ is the perfect place to search for a job based on the title or location. Our research shows that the top 10 best small cities for jobs include:

  1. Odessa, Texas – 9.5%
  2. Midland, Texas – 6.3%
  3. Columbus, Indiana – 10.2%
  4. San Angelo, Texas – 4.3%
  5. Blacksburg, Virginia – 7.1%
  6. Casper, New York – 5.4%
  7. Williamsport, Pennsylvania – 3.0%
  8. Glens Falls, New York – 5.4%
  9. Lubbock, Texas – 2.8%
  10. Laredo, Texas – 5.6%

http://us.jobs/ can help you find the perfect job in the perfect place for you. Remember the saying, “Good things come in small packages?” Good jobs come in small cities as well!

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