Posts tagged ‘Job Search Techniques’

5 Ways to Scare Off Employers During the Job Search

My breath catches in my throat as I peer through my fingers. Fear slithers up my spine and I try to ignore the chills. I almost…

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5 Job Search Lessons I Learned From Horseback Riding

You approach the jump, a small “x” made from wooden poles set up on the other side of the arena. Mind racing, you run through a…

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This Might Be the Most Important Job Search Resource. Are You Using It?

My foot hovers just inches above the grass. Behind me, Matt is shaking hands with the university’s president. Soon he will be right next to me…

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How LinkedIn Can Help Your Job Search—Even When You’re Still a Student

Your Twitter following is the size of a small army. Your Tumblr dashboard is cluttered with likes and reblogs. Your Vine is bursting with awesome videos……

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Why Calling Yourself an Expert Will Almost Always Backfire in Your Job Search

“You’ve never heard of Chile Pies!?!” Ugh! I can feel the hot blush of embarrassment burn onto my cheeks. It’s not like I’ve lived in the…

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3 Organization Techniques for the Innately Unorganized

Clothes from last night lay strewn across my bedroom floor. A yoga mat is half folded in the corner of the room and shoes are piled…

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Joining Your Alumni Association Can Help Your Career—Here’s How

You can still smell the crisp autumn air, hear the hustle and bustle of hundreds of simultaneous coffee-fueled conversations, and see the ivy-covered brick buildings surrounding…

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What Gone Girl Can Teach You About the Job Search

* Before you read any further, know that there are plenty of SPOILERS in this post. Please do not read on if you have yet to…

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Does Your Résumé Have Style AND Substance?

First date: your heart races, you find yourself sweating even though you’re in a heavily air-conditioned restaurant, and sometimes you struggle to remember your own name.…

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Your 5-Step Guide to Recognizing And Using Your Experience in Your Job Search

Yes! You’ve found a job description that speaks to you. Happily you hum to yourself as you scroll through the duties listed. Then you stop. Whoa.…

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