Holiday Job Search

Have you heard that companies don’t hire during the holidays? Well, it’s just a myth. Just ask the jobseeker who received a call and offered a position on Black Friday. Or, the one who had a second interview on Christmas Eve. Putting your job search on hold between Thanksgiving and New Year’s isn’t just a bad…

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Conducting a job search these days can seem overwhelming and complicated, particularly if it’s been a while since you’ve looked for a position. Let’s look at nine ways that can help move your job search forward for quicker results. Network and make strategic connections online and offline. Determine who can make introductions for you at companies of…

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, if you are job hunting over age 50 it could take you 12 or more weeks longer to land a position than a 25 or 30-year old. Don’t be discouraged though because you can find a job that fits you. Hiring practices have changed, and you want a…

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You show up daily for work and do your job. One day you notice that you’re no longer invited to meetings or included on internal memos or kept abreast of upcoming changes. You realize that you don’t have the information or knowledge to do your work efficiently – you’re no longer in the loop. There…

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Want to stand out from the crowd? The following tips can help you create a personal or business profile with a different approach. Learn to think for yourself – while the opinion of others can be considered, to stand out you must have the confidence to put your own convictions into place. Determine what “standing…

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Congrats! You’ve landed an interview for your ideal job. Now it’s time to let your potential employer know why you’re an outstanding candidate. Prepare yourself for some tough but typical interview questions. Describe Your Setbacks or Weaknesses No doubt you will try to keep the interviewer focused on your strengths, but sooner or later you’ll…

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