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Q&A: How to Get Noticed By Employers on Social Media

Submitting a job application isn’t always enough to get noticed by employers. In today’s career expert Q&A, Julie Bauke walks us through when, why, and how to approach employers through social media. Why can it

3 Trends to Follow for a Successful Job Search

A big pickup in hiring is thought to be just around the corner. Bearing this in mind, it’s important for job seekers to be up-to-date with the current trends in job search. By incorporating these strategies into your

3 Must-Read Ebooks for Job Seekers

Google has indexed 30 trillion pages to date and crawls approximately 20 billion pages per day. That’s an insane amount of information, and a lot of it is just downright awful. When it comes to

How to Combat Job Search Burnout

Few things can be as discouraging as an endless job search. Not only is there financial stress, but you can begin to question your abilities and worth when the search drags on too long. Despite

How to Research the Hiring Company (Part II)

In Wednesday’s post, we looked at why it’s important to research the hiring company before an in-person interview, and we laid out the exact information you’re looking for. Today, we’ll wrap up the topic by

How to Research an Employer (Part I)

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: when applying to jobs, you need to research the hiring company. This is of particular importance before the in-person interview. But what are you looking for

The Least Painful Way to Tailor Your Resume

One of the most important parts of your job search can also be one of the most tedious: tailoring your resume. Each job is unique and therefore warrants a unique resume and cover letter — but this

Are These 10 Buzzwords Killing Your Resume?

Are you a creative, effective, and motivated job seeker with excellent organizational skills and a stellar track record? Great! Here’s the problem — so is everyone else. LinkedIn just announced 2011’s most overused professional buzzwords,