Job Search Strategies

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Are your LinkedIn endorsements actually working against you?

Simon Cohen| Oct 28, 2014 02:54 pm


You might think it looks great to have dozens of endorsements on your LinkedIn profile, but employers know half these people know nothing about you. Here’s how to know when it’s better to remove them.



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Three things never to say in a job interview and three things you must say

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 9, 2014 08:24 pm


With all the advice out there, it’s amazing but some people still don’t know what to say and not to say in the job interview. Here are three things you absolutely must say, and three you absolutely must not say.



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What to do if you’re too attractive to get hired

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 8, 2014 07:58 pm


Are you an incredibly attractive individual? For women, this can work against you when applying for male dominated roles. New research suggests an odd solution.



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Research reveals how your tattoos affect your chances of getting the job

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 6, 2014 08:43 pm


We surveyed hiring managers on whether or not tattoos affect their hiring decisions. Their responses might surprise you.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice, Recruiting and Managing,
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Infographic: The most common profile picture mistakes

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 6, 2014 06:44 pm


Your profile picture on professional social media can make or break the first impression you make on an employer. Make sure you don’t make any of these common mistakes.



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Five things every job seeker must have

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 25, 2014 08:54 pm


You’re busy. Here are five things you should have at the ready to make the job search easier and less stressful.



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How to talk gooder

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 17, 2014 05:53 pm


Improve your spoken communication and you will improve the impression you make on other people, and your career prospects



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5 jobs search hacks

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 16, 2014 07:28 pm


If your search is in a slump, maybe you need to take a different approach and try something new. Here are five hacks to jump start your job search.



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The truth about networking: It’s not an effective strategy for finding a new job

Peter Harris| Sep 10, 2014 05:08 pm


Much of the career advice that crosses my desk cheerfully advises job seekers to get out there and network their way into the hidden job market. But here’s why that won’t actually work.



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The dark side of hiring: Five things employers would probably rather you didn’t know

Peter Harris| Sep 8, 2014 09:06 pm


Sometimes finding a job can be made much more difficult by things going on behind the scenes that you don’t even know about. Here are five hidden reasons why you might not get hired, that employers will never tell you.



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