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In 2020, a successful job search is much more complicated than having a good resume! Helping job seekers since 1993,'s genuine experts share solid advice to help you to have a shorter job search.

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  • How to Build a Stronger Network

    20 Smart Questions to Ask When Scheduling Your InterviewsEffective networking means talking with folks wherever you go, learning from a wider range of people, finding more ways to connect, and nurturing a variety of relationships. As your network becomes more open, you’ll find new friends, ideas, and opportunities.

    Career opportunity is just one of the many benefits of having a strong circle of connections. Read how to overcome 4 common excuses for avoiding networking in this article by Job-Hunt's editor Beverly E. Jones from Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search Networking.
  • Remote Jobs in Retirement: What You Need to Know

    Holiday Networking: Party Your Way to a New Job!When it comes to working in retirement, flexibility is the name of the game. The top flexible work option desired by professionals at all levels is remote work. Because remote work has grown so much, there are more opportunities than ever to continue your career from the comfort of home.

    But how, exactly, does one go about starting to work from home? In this article, Freelancing Expert Brie Weiler Reynolds breaks down the options since there are so many ways to approach remote work in retirement. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Gigs and Freelance Jobs.
  • Hot Resume Trends for 2020: What the Experts Say

    Hot Resume Trends for 2020: What the Experts SayA decade is ending, and a new one is upon us. What will 2020 bring in terms of resume trends? One thing is for sure; if you plan to submit the same tired resume for all positions, your chances of success will hover around zero percent.

    Job Search Expert Bob McIntosh asked 5 well-respected resume experts what important trends they see becoming important and how you can succeed with a more effective resume in 2020. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Effective Resumes and Cover Letters.
  • 12 Steps to Outrank Your Competitors in LinkedIn Search in 2020 (Personal LinkedIn SEO)

    10 Steps to Successful LinkedIn SEOHaving your personal Profile found in LinkedIn requires paying attention to SEO (Search Engine Optimization) so your Profile is visible in search results for the right terms for you. This is not difficult to accomplish, when you focus on the right elements.

    Online Job Search Expert, Susan P. Joyce shares 12 steps for finding and leveraging those elements on LinkedIn to increase your visibility in search results. For more articles on LinkedIn visibility, check out Job-Hunt's Guide to LinkedIn SEO.
  • What Is "Networking" and Why Is It So Important to Your Career?

    What Is Networking and Why Is It So Important to Your Career?Humans are social beings with a deep need to stay connected. The more widely connected you are, the more you will grow as a professional, attract career opportunities, and help other people as well.

    Networking is critical to your job search and your career. Job Search Networking Expert Beverly E. Jones defines effective networking and shares the major impact networking will have on your career from Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search Networking.
  • Winning the Interview with a Younger Hiring Manager

    Winning the Interview with a Younger Hiring Manager

    Being interviewed by a younger hiring manager can be uncomfortable for older job seekers. But, if you are prepared, interviewing with a younger hiring manager can be very positive and result in a job offer.

    Job-Hunt's Interviews Expert Biron Clark, a former recruiter, shares 7 tactics to use in the interview to feel confident and comfortable even when the hiring manager is much younger than you are. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Job Interviews.

  • Should You Accept a Promotion Without a Raise?

    Should You Accept a Promotion Without a Raise?Sometimes a promotion is offered, but an increase in salarly for the greater responsibility is not included. Should you accept or reject or move on? Not an easy decision.

    Salary and Compensation Expert Stacey Hawley offers possible reasons a raise is not offered, your options, and things to consider when making your decision in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Salary and Compensation.
  • The 4 Essential Skills for Networking Success


    Since employers prefer to hire people with whom they share some kind of connection, leveraging your network for your job search is smart (and, very likely, necessary).

    While online tools like LinkedIn are very helpful, create real connections by engaging with people face-to-face. Job Search Networking Expert Beverly Jones shares how to leverage 4 essential face-to-face networking skills to be successful in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search Networking.

  • Smart Military Transition Strategies

    How to Write a Powerful Resume SummaryLeaving the military, whether you have a few years of service or many, is a big undertaking. As with any major "battle," doing your research and developing an action plan, preferably well in advance, can ensure a smarter and more successful transition.

    In this article, Veterans Job Search Expert Patra Frame (a USAF vet and HR consultant) shares the 5 steps to a successful military-to-civilian career transition. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Veterans' Job Search.
  • Guide to Work From Home Jobs in 2019

    Guide to Work From Home Jobs in 2019

    Working from home is a goal for an increasing number of people. Technology is changing the economy and how we earn our incomes. Both employers and employees can benefit from this popular option.

    Learn about your options, as an employee working "remotely" or as an independent worker running your own business in this Guide with articles by Working from Home Experts Nancy Collamer and Mark Anthony Dyson.

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