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  • Your Resumes Ignored? Here's Why, and How to Recover

    Your Resumes Ignored? Here's Why, and How to Recover

    Many job seekers have described to me that submitting a resume in today’s job market is mostly a banging-their-head-against-a-brick-wall, extremely frustrating waste of time. You search for the right jobs and submit your resumes as quickly as possible. But you never hear from the employer. This article by Job-Hunt's Editor Susan P. Joyce is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Personal Online Reputation Management.


  • LinkedIn for Career Changers

    LinkedIn for New Graduate Career Changers

    It is never too late to pursue a new career. Many have a dream role in mind but struggle with how to position themselves, and their new degree, on LinkedIn. Career Change Expert Virginia Franco steps you through your LinkedIn Profile from top to bottom to make your career change effectively visible, the newest article in Job-Hunt's Guide to Career Change.


  • 5 Reasons LinkedIn Is Indispensable for Personal Branding with LinkedIn

    5 Reasons LinkedIn Is Indispensable for Personal Branding with LinkedInLinkedIn is an essential element of personal branding for most professionals today. It is popular, powerful, and unavoidable for most of us. Use it to connect all of the elements of your personal brand in one place where most recruiters are looking for people like you. LinkedIn Personal Branding Expert, Meg Guiseppi, shares why LinkedIn is the core of personal branding in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Personal Branding with LinkedIn.
  • Answering Behavioral Interview Questions: Tell Me About a Time When You Failed (with Sample Answer!)

    Answering Behavioral Interview Questions: Tell Me About a Time When Your Boss Criticized You with Sample AnswerTough interview questions can raise the hair on the back of your neck, and behavioral-based job questions usually fall into that category. One behavioral-based question my clients say catches them off guard is, "Tell me about a time when you failed in your job." Job-Hunt's Job Interviews Expert, Bob McIntosh, describes how to respond well to this question part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
  • Ace Your Job Interview: 5 Ways to Build Rapport with the Interviewers

    4 Techniques to Build Rapport with the Interviewer to Ace Your Next Job InterviewGetting ready to head out for your interview? Read this article first! How do you distinguish yourself from the competition? Simple: people hire people they like. Job Interviewing Expert Don Goodman offers 5 ways to gain an advantage using these techniques to build rapport in your next interview in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
  • How to Use Your New Degree to Make a Career Change

    How to Use Your New Degree to Make a Career ChangeMany new/pending graduates struggle with the next step – how to position themselves, and their new degree, on a resume. While the components of a resume remain the same whether your degree is old or new, additional language must be included and the order should be slightly different. Career Change Expert Virginia Franco offers specific tips from Job-Hunt's Guide to Career Change.
  • 4 Ways to Avoid a Toxic Workplace for Your Next Job

    3 Strategies to Improve Your GPA (Even After Graduation) Ever been sorry that you accepted a job, feeling like the lady in this picture? That is a painful mistake, and recovery can take a long time. Advanced Job Search Expert Bob McIntosh offers some excellent tips for learning more about the employer's workplace values before you apply or accept a job there. Learn as much as possible about the environment to avoid making this mistake.
  • How Your LinkedIn Activities Impact Your Personal Brand

    How Your LinkedIn Activities Impact Your Personal BrandWhen you like, comment, and share in LinkedIn, these simple actions form a personal branding message visible to everyone. Employers, recruiters, peers, and hiring managers can now quickly see what interests you, who you’re connected to, what political movements you support, and the manner in which you express your personal opinion. LinkedIn Expert Laura Smith-Proulx offers sage advice for managing your visibility to support your personal brand. This article is from Job-Hunt's LinkedIn Job Search Guide.
  • 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.
  • 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 interview 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.

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