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  • 5 Ways to Manage Job Search Frustration

    Baby Boomers and Gen Xers: if you want to seriously bum out the youth of today, tell them about how you once lost your job, in the good old days before the recession, and had another one before your severance ran out. Looking for a job nowadays is tough, and it can take a lot of time and effort to find the right gig. To say it's "frustrating" is an understatement.

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  • 20 Hottest Job Search #Hashtags

    Want to find a job using social media sites in 10 seconds or less? The use of hashtags -- those funny little number symbols found at the beginning of words and phrases -- has made the job search blazing fast for job seekers who spend their time on popular social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. Here you will find a list of the hottest job search hashtags you can use to boost your job search.
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  • Is This the Worst Cover Letter Ever?

    Cover letters are the bane of most job seekers' existence. It's hard to write one that doesn't parrot your resume, sound like a form letter, or feel fake to both writer and reader. However, no matter how hard you find composing cover letters, we can almost guarantee you've never written anything like this.

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  • Here's What the Hiring Manager Is Really Looking For

    As it turns out, the good employers that provide promising careers want to hire you because of your strengths and your weaknesses. Don’t believe us? Then, read on to find out more.
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  • What New Hires Really Think About on Their First Day

    Got a new job? Once the congratulations fade and the adrenalin rush is over, you'll probably grapple with a few anticipatory nerves. Here's what to expect from your first day on the job.

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  • 101 Things Stopping You From Getting the Job You Want [infographic]

    There are an infinite number of reasons why you didn't get a particular job, from the interviewer holding onto the gig for a friend to your decision to overload on perfume or aftershave the day of the interview. So how can you tell if you're to blame for a lost opportunity?

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  • Worker Who Quit via Video Gets a Response From Her Former Boss

    Remember that woman who quit her video production job via viral video? Well, it seems her former employers have a response, which they submitted -- you guessed it -- via viral video.

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  • After the Interview

    Often, the first thing you do after a job interview is come down off of an adrenaline high. Then, you freak out about all of the things you forgot to say, or think about whatever you think you did wrong. Pour yourself a calming cup of tea and try doing these three things instead.
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  • Surviving the Emotional Effects of a Job Transition

    It happens every day. Someone decides to change careers, suddenly loses a job, or lands an assignment in an entirely new field. During this job transition, however, some powerful emotions can crop up – including fear, overwhelm, depression, guilt and even anger. While this is a natural effect of a job change, not having a plan to manage these emotions can set you up for a career meltdown. Learn how to survive even the most difficult of job transitions with these helpful tips from a career coach.
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  • This Woman Is the Best Job-Quitter Ever to Quit a Job

    Think back to how you quit your last job. You probably spoke with your manager, put it in writing, and negotiated an end date that would be best for everyone involved and didn't burn any bridges. You are very mature and should continue to do things exactly as you are. That said, let's look at a video of your new hero.

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  • Watch Out for Weird, Wacky and Wild Interview Questions

    What’s going on with all the oddball interviewing techniques? Interviewing has become a strange science, with recruiters devising new ways to stump candidates to bring out the top performers. We polled a random group of job seekers on Quora to uncover some of the weirdest, wackiest and wildest job interview questions of this year. So, sit back, enjoy reading up on the latest career news and by all means - don’t get caught unprepared in your next interview!
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  • 12 Ways to Ace the Job Fair and Get Hired

    Heading for a local job fair? This can be an exciting time that’s filled with possibilities for your career. The good news is that you have a chance to meet with prospective employers and recruiters who are eager to talk to you. The bad news is that, like others in your situation, you are not prepared for the job fair experience. Learn how to ace the job fair and land the interviews you need to get hired with a dream company!
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  • Erase Your (Online) Past to Save Your Career

    You’ve lived out your younger years and now it’s finally time to be an adult. So how do you ensure that your (online) past doesn’t come back to haunt you and ruin your new, squeaky-clean reputation? We’ll show you how to delete your social media profiles to get a fresh start as you embark on your career path.

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  • Shhh! The Hunt for Job Search Confidentiality

    Many professionals who lost their jobs during the economic downturn took any job that came their way to make ends meet, but now that the job market is taking a turn for the better, more people are looking to ditch their “in-between” jobs for a lasting career. We’ll take a look at how to be a clandestine job hunter so that you don’t get caught cheating on your employer.
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  • 6 Ways to Keyword-Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

    Simply setting up a LinkedIn profile is not enough to get you hired nowadays, given the sheer numbers of qualified candidates. If you want to learn how to stand out in the crowd, then follow these six easy steps below to help you get discovered online!

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  • My Interviewer Wants Free Work. Can I Say No?

    What's the difference between giving a prospective employer a sample of your work, and giving real work away for free?

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  • 3 Things to Leave OFF of Your Resume

    Too much information is a real thing. Feel free to leave these three things off of your resume for best chances of success in the business world.
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  • Even Kanye West Looks for Candidates on LinkedIn

    Rap mogul and new father Kanye West is looking to hire a few key personnel for his new clothing line, and he’s turning to LinkedIn to find these lucky candidates. We'll take a look at five questions to consider before applying to a job for a celebrity or the mom n' pop on the corner.
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  • Your LinkedIn Headline Is Probably Terrible. Here's How to Fix It

    LinkedIn headlines are like the cover letter of your profile, except worse, because instead of a few paragraphs, all you get is 120 characters. As a result, many of us just use that space to list our job title or career objective, which is a wasted opportunity.

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  • 10 Ways to Wow the Hiring Manager

    Gearing up for an interview often means finding ways to stand out from the competition to impress the hiring manager. From the moment you walk through the office door to the way in which you tactfully follow-up after the interview, here are ten great tips to elevate yourself in the mind of the recruiter.
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