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Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview career advice interview tips interviewing job hunting job interview tips job search Mar 16, 2022

The corona virus has changed the way that employers are hiring. Maybe for good.

 

In the days of social distancing to slow down the spread of COVID-19, many employers have switched to online or virtual interviews, especially for early-round interviews. As such, job seekers need to...

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7 Safety Tips for Your Job Search career advice job search job search tips safety tips Mar 16, 2022

 

Scammers are preying on desperate job seekers.  Are you conducting a safe job search?

 

  1.  Protect Your Information

One of the common tricks is to direct job seekers to an online application.  While many legitimate companies use online applications, or Applicant...

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Three keys to professional networking best practices job hunting job search advice networking Mar 11, 2022

 Even in the age of COVID-19, you can make real connections with other people to enhance your job search. Thanks to social media, it is easier than ever to expand your network. Good news! You don’t have to shove business cards at people during a massive after-hours event where nobody...

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Do you need an expert resume writer or an expert in your field? career career advice job hunting job search advice resume resume writing Mar 10, 2022

Does your career fit neatly into one category, or do you suffer from terminal uniqueness? As a career coach, I am often asked if we have experience with certain industries or roles. Fortunately, with over 15 years of experience in this field, I have literally seen and done it all. Nevertheless,...

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Job seekers: Look out for these 12 red flags best practices interviewing job hunting job search advice Mar 03, 2022

How many red flags are too many?

 Job seekers, beware! One of the big reasons for the Great Resignation – people leaving their jobs in record numbers – is because the employers, well, suck.

Do you know how to recognize the red flags?

As a career coach, one of the big things I...

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How long should your job search take? job hunting job search advice Feb 13, 2022

Here’s the most burning question for any job seeker: How long is this going to take?

 If you go by the old standards, the figure is grim. Based on that model, you should plan on taking one month for every $10,000 you want to earn.

In other words, if you want to earn $120,000, that...

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Harvard study: Employers are eliminating qualified candidates job hunting job search advice resume Feb 09, 2022

On September 4, 2021, the Harvard Business School released a study on “Managing the Future of Work.” It brings to light what many job seekers suspected: the computerized screening systems (aka the ATS) are killing their applications.

Worse, the employers know it.

In fact, nine out of...

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Is it Groundhog's Day AGAIN? job hunting job search advice Feb 02, 2022

Does your job search feel like Groundhog’s Day AGAIN? Check these three key metrics to make sure your job search isn’t stuck in a never-ending loop.

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Job Seekers: Don’t Make These 7 Deadly Mistakes job hunting job search advice resume Jan 07, 2022

With all the latest revolutions of modern recruitment, it is easy to see how job seekers are making a brand-new set of mistakes. Most savvy job hunters are familiar with the age-old traps, such as making sure to use the right key words for their resume or avoiding grammar or spelling errors on...

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The Entrepreneur Job Description best practices business practices Jan 03, 2022

Defining your job is likely not a priority on your "To Do" list as an entrepreneur. You're too busy doing the work of at least a dozen people and dealing with all the clients, vendors, marketing, social media, and more to take the time to define what exactly it is you do.

Entrepreneurs tend to...

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3 Zoom Bad Habits That Can Kill Your Interview interviewing May 28, 2021

Sure, everyone by now has heard the obvious Zoom tips: Do not have a messy background, use good lighting, and make sure your sound is on-point. However, there are three Zoom habits that can really destroy your interview.

 

1. Not dressing appropriately

I am not talking about the classic...

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