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Category Archives: Job Search Tips

20 Ways Resume Contact Information Kills a Job Search

No matter what you hear – the resume is NOT dead.  It is still the only way you will get your foot through certain doors. If you have already done all the hard work to prepare your resume and get it in front … Read More…

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road…

…If that is what the application instructions say, then that is what you have to do! I always encourage job seekers to aim for a 20% response rate in the job search. eg. If you send 10 resumes, you should get two phone … Read More…

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Keep Job Search Emails Professional

No debate about the fact that emails are a big part of today’s job search.  Data shows that 183 billion email messages are sent every day. That’s about 2 million per second. Since about 70% of the emails might be spam and viruses, … Read More…

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College Senior Career Checklist

A career checklist is a good tool for college seniors as they approach graduation.  The National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) show employers plan to increase hiring of new college grads this year. This year’s increase is no surprise as the economy continues … Read More…

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Home for the Holidays and Bored?

If you came home for the holidays from college, you are probably now getting bored as family and friends return to their routines. If you have some free time now that everyone else has gone back to work, here are three ways to … Read More…

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Job Interview Meal Etiquette

Job interview meal etiquette is just as important as resume writing and job interview preparation for new grads.  Eating a meal with a potential or new employer can be pretty scary for college students.  These simple table manners tips will help any college student … Read More…

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