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You’ve heard it before, “Network in order to optimize your job search.” How exactly do you go about networking? It depends on the way you build relationships and the industry you are targeting. Is the industry you seek employment in best penetrated online or offline? It’s not as…

The cover letter may be a second thought to many job seekers because there’s the feeling that employers aren’t going to read it, but the fact is you never know if it’ll get read or not. There are certainly employers who just go straight to…

Whenever you are rooting for your favorite sports team, nothing makes your heart sink more than when it loses due to its own ineptitude, fumbles or unforced errors. Too often, people also fail to progress in their job search because they self-destruct, even when they would…

Asking questions in your job interview not only makes you stand out in positive ways, it also helps you find out things you need to know (during the interview and before you take the job). Asking these seven questions in your job interview will put you…

At the start of a job search, you may feel hopeful and excited about what potential opportunities may lie ahead, but many job seekers easily fall into a slump as time passes. Job searching is no quick process — calls don’t necessarily come after you’ve…

The workplace is a dynamic place. Unfortunately, any time multiple humans get together, there is potential for conflict. Disagreements in the workplace can be unpleasant. Assuming two people are at odds with one another, that negative vibe can quickly spread through a team or organization. It…

Finding a job that suits your personality and long-term career desires can be exceptionally difficult, especially right after college graduation. But getting hired by an organization that you actually care about with a work environment you enjoy is the key to a happy work life.…

There are a lot of things that job seekers add on their resume when they don’t need them. In some cases, these things actually hurt job seekers’ chances of landing the job. Here are some things job seekers should and should not include on their…