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5 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Find Star Employees

Successful business people are always looking for their next rock star employee. The question is where do you find them? The good news is that the latest LinkedIn stats — 60 million professional profiles spanning 200 countries — would indicate this is a good place…

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Employers Embrace Web 2.0

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of putting forth a professional — or at least discreet — image on Facebook and howA employers are paying attention to your online reputation. But as it turns out, employers aren’t the only ones forming opinions based on social…

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A Recruiter’s Perspective: Job Boards and Career Websites

If you’re looking for a job, you’re probably using job boards and social networking sites. Having an online presence is an effective way to find a new post, but with the overwhelming amount of sites available, and the millions of potential candidates squeezed in next…

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Scoring the interview

First, find a hook — something that creates a personal tie between you and the employer — in every job you apply to and include it in the cover letter. Mention an article you just read that highlighted the company or quoted one of the…

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20 Resume mistakes to avoid

Are you a polite, non-smoker with three pets whose interests include barbequing, picnics and long walks on the beach? If you’ve ever considered including these personal details on a resume or the fact that your special skills include making organic soups and calling the weekly…

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Shark Week at the Office: Survival Guide

Each summer, Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” capitalizes on our collective fear of large, toothy fish with seven days of programming dedicated to topics like “Rogue Sharks,” “Killer Sharks” and “How Sharks Hunt.” At the same time, however, the people at Discovery Channel want us to…

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career Change – 5 Tips for Career Changers

You’ve hit a turning point in your career. Whether it’s because your job has slowly become less satisfying over the years, or you woke up one morning and realized you hated going to work, you’ve decided it’s time for a change. If only you knew…

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Help your job search by helping others

Volunteering in your community can be rewarding for many reasons — you get to help others, give back to your community and hopefully enjoy some personal growth along the way. Volunteering may help with professional growth as well – by gaining new experiences and meeting…

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7 Job-related Smartphone Apps

It’s truly amazing what you can accomplish with today’s smartphones. With just a click or touch, you can find a date, make restaurant reservations or set up a recording on your digital video recorder. So what about using your phone to look for a job?…

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Startup Hiring: 3 Ways to Look Beyond the Resume

I never saw myself working in a place like this,” said Don Draper, in the hit series,A Mad Men, as he walked out the doors of Sterling-Cooper to start his own ad agency in season three resume. If you’re in business for yourself after leaving a…

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