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4 Best Practices of an Effective Networker

Whether this is your first go around searching for a full-time job or you simply wish to add “effective networker” to your arsenal of skills, a few simple tips can never hurt. Have you ever heard the saying, “It’s all about who you know”? Today’s job market is completely saturated with individuals looking for their . . . Read More

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

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

Make Yourself Available & Be Seen

We can’t even begin to tell you how important networking is for job seekers. Whether your touching base with a potential employer on social media or interacting with employers at job fairs or networking events, its important to exude confidence and be able to speak on the fly. If you’re uncomfortable, check out local Toastmasters organizations who can help develop your public speaking skills.

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

Why Networking is Important

The following post is from Classy Career Girl, a blog written by Anna Runyan, that provides advice to young professionals on how to be classy as they climb the corporate ladder. Her blog covers topics such as business chic fashion, career motivation, personal development, networking, and office etiquette. Connect with her at http://www.classycareergirl.com. If you . . . 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 Importance of Using Keywords and Tailoring Your Resume

Interview with John Whalin, United Airlines

One of the most important pieces of a job search is to have a resume tailored to the position you are searching for. John Whalin with United Airlines talks about how technology is driving employers to do keyword-based searching in their applicant tracking system. Learn how using ‘hot words’ of that company can help bring your resume to the forefront as a contender for the position.

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