26
Jun

How to Tell Your Story When Job Searching

Prepare stories to illustrate all aspects of your fit for a position. Humans communicate best through stories. Societies rely on myths, legends and folklore to convey the essential truths and core values of their culture. So it is with communication during a job search. Hiring managers and recruiters will relate best to the candidates who...
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15
Jun

7 common cover letter mistakes to avoid

There’s definitely an art to writing the perfect cover letter, and it’s one that many job seekers don’t take the time to learn. While it does require some effort to get right, once you learn how to write an effective cover letter, it gets easier and easier each time you do it. Here are the biggest...
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12
Jun

What April’s Employment Report Means for Recruiters

If there were any doubts about the candidate-driven nature of today’s job market, April’s employment report puts those to rest. The report, which was released on May 4 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, revealed that for the first time in nearly a half century, unemployment has dipped below 4 percent. This rate reflects...
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11
Jun

What Is Your Job Fit Thesis?

Every job candidate needs to be able to explain exactly why they’re the right fit for the position. During high school, college-bound students learn to write persuasive essays. The most important sentence in the paper is the thesis statement. A well-written thesis statement describes in clear terms what the rest of the paragraphs seeks to...
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8
Jun

Elevate Your Career/Get a Better Job – Acquiring Professional Skills Can Make You a More Attractive Employee

Take advantage of every opportunity to enhance your skills. Acquiring new professional skills is one of the best steps you can take to develop your career and maintain your marketability. When you possess skills that are harder to come by, you become more valuable both inside and outside your company. Companies are offering professional development opportunities to...
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