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Category Archives: Job Search Strategy

Tell Your Story and Push Past Networking Anxiety

Anyone who knows me well enough can tell you about my very real aversion to most conventions, among them, the traditional networking event. Something about the prospect of going into a room full of strangers— not necessarily to have fun per se— but … Read More…

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Why Informational Interviews are so POWERFUL!

We are almost at that time of year when millions of new college grads will walk across the stage without a plan for next steps.  The AfterCollege.com survey for 2014 college graduates showed that 80% graduatedwith no job or career lined up. The … Read More…

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Job Outlook for 2016 Grads

Every year the National Association of Colleges and Employers surveys companies to find out about their plans to hire new college graduates. The Job Outlook for 2016 grad report shows that hiring for 2016 college grads is expected to be up by 11%. … Read More…

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Consider Headhunters and Employment Agencies

Headhunters and employment agencies are valid options for job seekers. If you are looking for a new career in this good economy, headhunters and employment agencies help job seekers get into companies they admire and sometimes can get resumes past application tracking systems. … Read More…

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Kill a Job Search with Social Media Mistakes

Anything that 93% of employers pay attention to, is something you should be concerned about if you are looking for a job. Well that’s the percentage of hiring managers who told Jobvite.com that they will review a job seeker’s social profiles before making … Read More…

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20 Common Job Search Mistakes

If you have read my blog before, you know I love lists. They are a great way to get to the heart of the issue really fast. So after being in many conversations over the last several weeks about new grads who can’t … Read More…

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