Personal Branding For Job Seekers 101

By Mike Simpson So you want to learn a little bit more about personal branding? Well, in order to do that, start by taking a good look at what you’re wearing.  Odds are, you’ve got an article (or more) of clothing on with a logo on it.  What are those logos?  Is it an easily…

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7 Ways to Prepare Yourself for a Background Check Before Your Interview

Guest Post By Michael Klazema Don’t spend all of your time preparing for the interview and not even spare a thought for the background check. There are ways to prepare for an employment background check, and each one of them can improve your hiring chances considerably. The job search period can be an incredibly busy…

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Find a Job Using These 26 “Under The Radar” Job Search Engines

 By Jeff Gillis If you were born anytime after 1950 and have looked for a job at any point between 1995 and now, chances are you have done at least part of your job search online using job search engines. Okay, so if you’re anything like my dad (who only recently learned how to use a…

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How To Plan Your Job References Strategically

By Jeff Gillis Many jobs these days require applicants to submit job references along with applications, and depending on who you use, can either hurt or help you.  Be prepared to have your past employers contacted! Many times future employers want to know little beyond your general performance and salary. Some may want more information…

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Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile For Your Job Interview

By Mike Simpson Resume…check. Cover letter…check. Fancy new corporate outfit…check. Perfectly crafted and optimized LinkedIn profile… Uh oh… Just when you thought you had covered every angle, crossed every “t” and dotted every lower-case “j”, you realize that your LinkedIn profile is opened up on the screen on the hiring manager’s computer as you go…

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