5 Essential Job Search Hacks

Job hunting can be time consuming, stressful and competitive. Searching for the right opportunity can even feel like a full-time job. Luckily, there are plenty of tools and hacks to help you land your dream job more quickly and easily. Time to throw out your old job searching habits and try out these new tools and job searching hacks!

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Lying on Resumes and Job Applications Will Not Get You Ahead

When it comes to fine tuning your resume and filling out job applications, you may find yourself with gaps or grey areas you don’t know what to do with. While a competitive job market may make it tempting to embellish your experience or education, beware that being caught in a lie on your resume or job application will immediately pull you out of the running. According to a survey by Hloom, 58% of hiring managers report that they’ve spotted lies on applicant’s resumes.

Here’s why you shouldn’t lie and what you can do instead:
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Spring Cleaning: LinkedIn

Now that it’s officially spring, let the deep cleaning begin. From your closet to your social media profiles, nothing should be overlooked for a springtime over-haul.  What better place to start your spring cleaning than your LinkedIn profile? Since LinkedIn is the leading social site for job searching and networking, it’s time to liven-up your profile.

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Quitting Your Job Too Soon

Have you found yourself constantly searching for new jobs and lining up interviews? Most people would leave a job for a promotion in title, raise in pay, better hours, or better benefits. In reality the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. Is quitting your new job too soon bad for your career?

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Tips to Overcome Set-backs

“No more tomorrows. Today is the day.”

 

In life it seems that set-backs, big or small, are a given part of the road to success. From job hunting to career changes, we understand life can be challenging and sometimes our morning coffee just isn’t cutting it. Mistakes and hardships can help enable growth, but how can we approach and cope with life’s missteps?

 

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Marijuana at Work: What You Need to Know

With the New Year came the passing of Proposition 64; which legalizes Californians to recreationally consume cannabis marijuana on private property, carry up to an ounce and grow up to six plants. This new enforcement has the potential to cause confusion with what your rights may or may not be. What steps do you need to take to avoid conflict or confusion in regards to marijuana in the workplace?

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3 Quick Tips to Help You Stand Out in a Group Interview

Set Yourself Apart From the Crowd

 

The only thing more nerve wracking than an in-person interview is a group interview. Group interviews can include multiple interviewers and multiple candidates. The purpose of this style of interview is to see how you interact with others, how you demonstrate your skills in a group, and how you solve problems under pressure. If you find yourself in this setting, your main goal is to set yourself apart from the rest and secure a second interview or a direct job offer. How do you remain smooth and confident?

 

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How to Be LinkedIn Endorsement Savvy

LinkedIn Endorsements: What You Need to Know

 

While applying for new jobs, displaying endorsements from former employers, clients, or suppliers on your LinkedIn network profile can help you stand out. This new feature enables you to request endorsements from other users and display their testimonials on your profile page. While asking for a recommendation is easy, be sure to consider the following:

 

3 Tips to Get LinkedIn Endorsements That Matter

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Get Focused!

3 Tips For Getting & Staying Focused

 

Now that we’re in the homestretch of 2017 with the holiday season upon us, staying focused at work is harder than ever. Focus implies paying attention to a singular thing, which can be seemingly impossible when you’re juggling a heavy workload. The good news is, focus is a learnable skill that you can practice! What steps can you take to stay better focused and more productive?

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