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In 2017, a successful job search is much more complicated than having a good resume! At, with the help of genuine experts, we help you to be smarter in your job search so you can:

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  • Promote Your Personal Brand on #LinkedIn with Hashtags

    Use Hashtags on #LinkedIn to Promote Your Personal BrandLinkedIn has implemented hashtags to make searching through LinkedIn content more effective, showing you content from people outside of your usual network. Meg Guiseppi, Job-Hunt's Personal Branding Expert, provides insight into how to leverage those hashtags for increased visibility that promotes your personal brand. This in the newest article in Job-Hunt's Guide to Personal Branding.


  • Landing a Job with a Startup, Part 2: Demonstrate Your Fit

    Landing a Job with a Startup, Part 2: Demonstrate Your FitThe hiring process for startups is different than for other employers. Demonstrating your interest and your fit is essential. The right attitude and showing initiative may count more than having specific skills. Startup Jobs Expert Neil Patrick describes how to succeed. This article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Startup Jobs which also helps you evaluate a startup and understand the different "stages" of a startup.


  • Doing the Salary "Dance" in Job Interviews

    Winning job offers is a bit like dancing -- all you must do is learn the steps. For both sides, the salary negotiation is a very important, and somewhat hazardous, dance. Do your pre-interview research and learn the key strategies, and their impact, as described by Job Interviews Expert Martin Yate in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Job Interviews.


  • Military: Choosing Your Civilian Career

    Military: Preparing for Your Civilian CareerResearch shows that most successful transitions involve many small changes and testing of assumptions along the path to the next career move. By conducting this analysis first, your "action plan" will be more effective and your transition smoother. Veterans' Job Search Expert Patra Frame shares how to how to successfully move forward in your post-military career. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Veterans' Job Search.


  • Optimize Your Personal Facebook Profile: A NEW Resume

    How to Work Effectively From HomeIf you are publicly job-hunting (vs. a "stealth job search"), you can increase the likelihood of your Facebook profile showing up in search results if you take some time to review these options. Social Media Expert Hannah Morgan offers how to effectively optimize your personal Facebook profile for job search so it can be a new, effective public resume. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Using Facebook for Job Search.


  • How to Work Effectively From Home

    How to Work Effectively From HomeWhether you are running your own freelancing business, working from home as part of contracting opportunity, or have the option of working from home in your job, these key elements are essential for success. Freelancing & Contracting Expert Brie Weiler Reynolds, shares 5 keys to success, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Freelance Contractor Jobs.


  • 5 Reasons Smart Social Media Activity Is Essential for Job Search

    5 Reasons to Be Active on Social MediaBy being active on social media, you can prove you have the skills, experience and personality for the work you are interested in. Social Media Expert Hannah Morgan, offers 5 reasons to be smartly active on social media, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Social Media and Job Search.


  • The Hidden Value of Informational Interviews

    The Hidden Value of Informational InterviewsInformational interviews are extremely helpful, particularly when interviewing with a hiring manager, and the value of the resulting professional relationships may be priceless. Recruiter Jeff Lipschultz, Job-Hunt's Working with Recruiters Expert, shares why and how to set them up, part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Working with Recruiters.



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