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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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  • Social Media Etiquette From a Kindergartener [infographic]

    It seems the code for social media etiquette has finally been cracked, and it’s easy enough for a 5-year-old to comprehend. In their playful infographic, Uberflip explains the five incredibly simple rules to minding your Ps and Qs online, so that you don’t find yourself in timeout for not playing nice.
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  • Which Social Network Will Get You Hired? [infographic]

    With an estimated increase in investment of 73 percent, social media recruiting is the new hot trend for companies with vacancies. Take a look at JobVite’s infographic to see how social recruiting is significantly impacting the hiring scene.
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  • 3 Great Answers to 'What Is Your Greatest Weakness?'

    Sometimes, when you're interviewing for a job, it's hard to believe that you're not secretly auditioning for a terrible reality TV show. For example, the dreaded question, "What is your greatest weakness?" If you say you don't have any, you look like arrogant -- and untruthful. But list suggested "areas for growth," and you run the risk of talking yourself out of a job. So what to do?

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  • Quora: Should I Choose a Career for Money or Happiness?

    Whether to choose a career that pays well or a career that brings you fulfillment is the million-dollar question in every professional’s life. We turn to the Quora community to see what they have to say about going after dollars or sense.
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  • 7 Ways to Master Your Job Search on LinkedIn

    Not getting enough hits on LinkedIn from recruiters? You might be sabotaging yourself. Here are seven tips and tricks to help you right your social networking wrongs and get recruiters to notice you once and for all.
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  • Want the Job? Let's See You Dance!

    Though you should prepare for unconventional questions before a job interview, you don't have to worry about brushing up on your Running Man or Electric Slide. Or do you?
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  • 9 Über-Smart Tips for Writing a Cover Letter That Stands Out

    What does your cover letter say about you? Does it compel or repel people reading it? You need to make sure your cover letter stands out and grabs attention from the get-go.
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  • 5 Signs That No, You Do Not Have Great Multi-Tasking Skills

    Out of all of the skills printed on resumes, multi-tasking is probably the most overused. It is rare that an applicant will admit that he or she is unable to manage more than one task at a time, but unrealistic to believe that the entire job-force has great multi-tasking skills. Here are a few signs that you are not a great multi-tasker, along with a few quick tips to help (because, multi-tasking).
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  • Older Narcissists Prefer Facebook Over Twitter

    We all know it is unwise to post pictures of yourself in your underwear on social media sites and just hope the recruiter you are meeting with next week never sees it. But which social media you like to use may affect how potential employers view you.
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  • Career Confessions: Social Media Mistakes

    There's a reason why (good) friends don’t let friends tweet when they're drunk. It's because they have enough smarts to know that it only takes one inappropriate post to get a person fired or in a sticky dilemma at work. Let's take a look at some people who failed to protect themselves from the unforgiving winds of social media destruction.
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  • The Career Monogamy Dilemma [infographic]

    Careers are much like marriages: they both consume your every waking moment, they're both love/hate relationships, and, statistically speaking, they usually end in some sort of separation. We'll take a look at why professionals nowadays have wandering eyes when it comes to their careers.

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  • 5 Ways to Not Get Hired [infographic]

    Nowadays, recruiters are cracking down on background checks and are turning to social media to see what potential candidates are really all about. Safeguard your professional reputation by not committing these five social media offenses -- unless you enjoy being unemployed.
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  • Dominate Your Job Interview With Posture

    The key to landing the job you want doesn't always come down to having a perfectly constructed cover letter or even emphasizing your impressive qualifications. It might sound superficial, but it often comes down to your posture.
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