Posts Categorized: Job Seeker

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When you’re on the hunt for a new job, you probably scour the landscape (both online and off) for posts and advertisements offered by companies looking to staff open positions. You probably respond to appropriate posts by following the application directions, and then you move onto the next post and follow the same routine. Most… Read more »

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For most job seekers, there’s a certain order to the progression of events: First, you create a winning resume in order to land an interview. Next, you ace the interview and land an offer. And finally, once your offer is in hand, you take a close look at your potential employer to find out what… Read more »

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If you’ve been avoiding a career in manufacturing—or encouraging your child to choose an alternate path—you may be acting a few of these common assumptions about the manufacturing industry. These myths are pervasive, but they don’t reflect reality. Take a close look and you may determine that manufacturing has more to offer than you thought…. Read more »

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As soon as you found the post, you knew this was the perfect job for you, so you pulled out all the stops. You didn’t just use a template resume and cover letter—You crafted both documents from the ground up with only this employer in mind. You got some editing help, and then you submitted… Read more »

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Congratulations— Your job interview is over! You made it through the entire session without missing a beat, and now you can relax and turn your attention to the next item on your to-do list for the day. But before you check off this job search milestone and move on, keep in mind that your follow-up behavior… Read more »

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You’re giving everything you have to your job search. You’re turning over every stone, reaching out to every contact, and exploring every lead that comes your way. But in addition to your online profiles and job boards, have you considered enlisting the help of a professional recruiter? If not, now might be a great time… Read more »

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As you complete each section of your resume, you’ll need to include the information your readers expect to see and exclude the extraneous or irrelevant details that won’t help managers make a hiring decision. For example, your “education” section will need to list your degrees and certifications, but most employers don’t need to see a… Read more »

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The job search is hard…We know. We hear from countless people every day who feel weary and demoralized after weeks or months of rejections and dead ends. The job market may be booming and unemployment levels are reaching all-time lows, but this news isn’t very comforting to those in the middle of a long and… Read more »

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As you complete your resume and apply for positions in the healthcare field, you want your employers to know what you can handle. And to do this, you’ll have to show them what you’ve already handled in the past, possibly hundreds of times. You’ll have to explain that you’ve been immersed in this profession for… Read more »

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You’re about to leave your current employer. Maybe you’ve been on the market for a while, attending interview after interview. Or maybe an opportunity recently appeared on your landscape without warning, and you decided to make a grab for that brass ring. But in either case, you’re ready to accept your new offer and say… Read more »