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  • Essential Tools for Today's Advanced Job Search

    Essential Tools for Today's Advanced Job SearchIf you consider how technology and automation have changed our everyday lives dramatically in the last few years (email on phones, self-driving cars), significant changes in recruiting and job search are not surprising. It's time to get with the program. You can do it. Advanced job search expert Bob McIntosh shares the 7 tools essential for success with today's every-changing and evolving job search process.
  • How 3 Job Seekers Made Successful Career Pivots

    How 3 Job Seekers Made Successful Career Pivots

    Job-Hunt's Career Change Contributor, Virginia Franco, interviewed 3 successful career changers to discover how they managing to pivot from their old careers to their new careers. Each of these 3 job seekers wanted to make significant changes to their careers: from coorporate America to trainer, from entrepreneur to corporate America, and from new MBA grad to travel industry marketing. With clearly different backgrounds and goals, they all succeeded in making their career changes. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Career Change.


  • Smart Strategies to Answer to Behavioral Interview Questions

    Answer When Can You StartTop recruiter/head hunter Jeff Lipschultz explains how to succeed when answering behavioral interivew questions, the challenging questions that typically start with the interviewer asking "Tell us about a time when you..." Jeff helps you understand why these questions are asked and how to provide smart answers, with sample answers as examples. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
  • LinkedIn Basics for Successful Job Search (and Career)

    12 Keys to One-Way Video Interview SuccessFor most professions, LinkedIn is unavoidable for successful careers (and job search) today. But, it is not a set-it-and-forget-it magic carpet ride. Regardless of your job search or career goals, these 5 elements of an effective LinkedIn presence are essential to your success on LinkedIn. Job-Hunt's editor Susan P. Joyce describes how to leverage those 5 elements in this article, part of Job-Hunt's LinkedIn Job Search Guide.
  • 3 Strategies to Improve Your GPA (Even After Graduation)

    3 Strategies to Improve Your GPA (Even After Graduation) If you are a student or new graduate, employers may look at one variable that can override any work experience you have -- your grade point average (GPA). Sometimes, success is hidden in the details. There are ways to bring this out. In this article, Job-Hunt's New Grads Job Search Expert, Chandlee Bryan, offers strategies to pass the GPA screen (typically 3.0), even if your official GPA is lower. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search for New Grads.
  • How to Manage Your References to Close - NOT Kill - Job Opportunities

    How to Manage Your References to Close - NOT Kill - Job OpportunitieWhen you get to the stage in the interviewing process where the hiring company asks for references, all that stands between you and a job offer may be a couple of good references. Unfortunately, many job offers are killed at this stage of the hiring process. Working with Recruiters Expert, recruiter Jeff Lipschultz, offers a process avoiding catastrophe in this article from Job-Hunt's Gude to Working With Recruiters.
  • 3 Steps to a Killer Elevator Pitch

    3 Steps to a Killer Elevator Pitch An elevator pitch is an incredibly useful tool for you as you look for a new job, explore opportunities in a new industry, or just consider your next move. Too often, when meeting someone new, we waste the opportunity by babbling about our history. In this article, Jodi Glickman describes how to put together an effective elevator speech using 3 key elements. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search Networking.
  • Secret Networking Powerhouse: Employer "Alumni"

    Secret Networking Powerhouse: Employer Alumni"Alumni" aren't only former students. They are also former employees of companies, the military, government, education, and nonprofit organizations. People who share a former employer can be great connections for finding that next job, better connections than a school. Susan P. Joyce, Job-Hunt's editor, shows you how to find and benefit from your corporate alumni network in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search Networking.
  • 10 Smart and Simple Steps to Start Your Career Transition

    How to Answer: What Is Your Greatest Strength?It's important that you determine what you want to do before you start doing it. All too often individuals seek change before they know what they really want to do with their lives. So, one of the best ways to start your transition is to focus on a passion of yours. Beginning with the end in mind, Job-Hunt's Career Change Expert Randi Bussin describes 10 steps to get you from your current career to your next career in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Career Change.
  • How to Leverage Body Language in Interviews

    9 Federal Resume Myths to IgnoreEveryone constantly gathers information from visual clues in all interactions, both consciously and unconsciously. The interviewer may or may not be aware of what is causing his or her concerns, but you should recognize that the messages your body sends have real impact on your candidacy. Famous author Martin Yate offers his expert advice in managing the messages you send. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
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