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9 Essential Job Searching Steps for New Graduates

9 Essential Job Searching Steps for New Graduates 150 150 Donna

good college app essay topics thesis topic outline how do i get yahoo mail on my iphone 7 viagra find sites search computer viagra vs cialis writing a literary essay art essay examples chances of getting pregnant on 2nd cycle clomid my dream essay get link Brand cialis for sale apa essay paper thesis committee member invitation essay on rio olympics 2016 deloitte audit assistant resume global climate change essay get link viagra power capsule essay about kashmir day in urdu how to write a general cover letter for multiple jobs answers to all toefl essay questions free how to remove exchange email account from iphone 7 cheapest viagra reviews how safe are generic viagra pills thesis statement for argumentative essay examples Congratulations, new graduate! You successfully navigated the hallowed halls of education and are now ready to dive into your first professional job. However, while you may know a lot about your new field, it may still be a struggle to formulate a specific job search plan. Use this checklist to make sure your job search hits the ground running… Let…

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The New Grad Problem: The Market Just Got More Competitive

The New Grad Problem: The Market Just Got More Competitive 751 639 Donna

Every May, colleges and universities spew out a fresh crop of graduates. While many new graduates struggle with landing their first job due to a lack of experience, these candidates cause another problem: increased competition. Whether you are still seeking an entry level job or have a little salt in your beard, a large influx of candidates makes it more…

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6 easy ways to customize your resume

6 easy ways to customize your resume 726 661 Donna

In general, I am not a fan of customizing the resume for every single job. The chances of making mistakes are just too great, not to mention the stories of people who spend literally hours on a single customization just makes me shudder. However, there are times that some adjustments are necessary to get through HR’s screening processes. This is…

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New Year’s Checklist for Job Seekers

New Year’s Checklist for Job Seekers 150 150 Donna

I am not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions, especially since I am so good at breaking them. However, I do recognize that now is a great time to set up my strategies and plans, which usually involves creating a robust and proactive checklist to kick things off. Job seekers can use this same strategy to make the most…

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Is your resume striking out or knocking it out of the park?

Is your resume striking out or knocking it out of the park? 849 566 Donna

The job seeker steps up to the plate. You can feel the determination coming off of him like waves spreading across the field. The HR manager pitches the job, a hard fast ball that flies past the job seeker, who just misses it. Setting up for the second pitch now, a deceiving curve ball.  The job seeker swings hard and…

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Spring has sprung (almost)

Spring has sprung (almost) 864 556 Donna

Spring may not “officially” be in season quite yet, but that all changes this upcoming weekend. Soon there will be fluffy bunnies, robins, flowers in bloom and leaves on the trees that spent their winter dormant waiting for this moment. We humans have a tendency to “hibernate” in the winter seasons, preferring to stay indoors where it is nice and…

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A most triumphant job search

A most triumphant job search 580 883 Donna

“Bill: Ted, while I agree that, in time, our band will be most triumphant, the truth is, Wyld Stallyns will never be a super band until we have Eddie Van Halen on guitar. Ted: Yes, Bill. But, I do not believe we will get Eddie Van Halen until we have a triumphant video. Bill: Ted, it’s pointless to have a…

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The Career Awakens

The Career Awakens 2560 931 Donna

  It’s that time of year again. Jobs will soon be flooding the market like a sudden invasion by the First Order. Now that the holidays are over, employers are looking to revitalize their staff with new people. Some even go as far as to hire recruiters for their skills as bounty hunters. During a job search, employers often feel…

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Perfect resume recipe

Perfect resume recipe 150 150 Donna

Hungry for a new job this holiday season? Follow this simple recipe for a tasty new resume and enjoy a main course of great interviews that lead to your next sweet job. Ingredients 1 Microsoft Word document 3 – 4 relevant job postings 800 – 2000 words 3 cups experience 1 cup relevant skills 1 cup previous achievements 1 bottle…

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Is your resume getting moldy?

Is your resume getting moldy? 150 150 Donna

Has your resume seen brighter days? In the modern job search, an up-to-date resume is an absolute given. However, plenty of job seekers still cling to some of the techniques that became obsolete 10 to 15 years ago.  Is your resume making any of these old fashioned errors? The one page resume myth Unless you are an entry level candidate,…

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