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5 ways to address a cover letter besides ‘To whom it may concern’

5 ways to address a cover letter besides ‘To whom it may concern’

One of the most common pieces of job-seeker advice we give is to personalize application materials as much as possible. This includes the addressing of your cover letter. There may be cases where it’s impossible to find a contact associated with the position, but that doesn’t mean…

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6 ways the job search has changed post recession

6 ways the job search has changed post recession

The recession changed a lot of things. It changed the way people spend money, the way they save for retirement, the way theyA investA in stocks. It’s also changed the way companies recruit employees. Gone are the days when companies courted prospective employees, hiring managers offered generous…

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How Social Media Can Help With Your Long Distance Job Search

How Social Media Can Help With Your Long Distance Job Search

Finding a job in today’s economy is tough if you’re looking locally, but it can be particularly challenging if you’re seeking work in a far-away, unfamiliar city. If you’re a long-distance job seeker, you face several disadvantages. First, some companies anticipate that bringing you in…

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5 ways to negotiate the best salary for an out-of-state job

5 ways to negotiate the best salary for an out-of-state job

While negotiating an acceptable starting salary is critical for every job seeker, workers who are relocatingA should be especially diligent toA ensure thatA their paycheck will cover their new situation. Before coming to the table, arm yourself by: 1. Knowing the location “The first thing to think about…

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