The Skype Interview: Treat this 21st Century Interview Technique with a Little Old School Savvy

  The digital world is changing everything from how we communicate to how we consume news, and it is even changing how we interview. The job world is becoming more and more comfortable with adopting virtual tools to vet candidates, conduct interviews, have meetings, and share information. The digital age can make communication a little …

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Navigating the New LinkedIn for Your Job Search

  Earlier this year, not so subtle changes were unveiled on LinkedIn, and many found (and still find) the new interface difficult to navigate. Technology changes are frequent and inevitable, but nonetheless frustrating. Not to worry, though, with a little practice and instruction, you can use the new interface for your job search just as …

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Using Twitter to Maximize Your Professional Brand

  Social media is everywhere in today’s digital age. One would be missing out if he or she avoided the several social platforms. Twitter is one of those platforms often avoided by the more seasoned employees, and I’d urge you to take another look at it as a tool to help bring awareness to your …

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Leveraging Your Skills to Start a New Career

  Today’s job market doesn’t exactly lend itself to staying with the same company until retirement like people did some years ago. Volatility within the market, lack of employee benefits, and sometimes boredom can lead to a career change. Maybe you’ve been in the same career for a while, and you’re ready to move into …

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Temp Work: Why and How to Use a Staffing Agency to Find Work

  Sometimes, the job search doesn’t always go as planned. It takes longer than expected to secure the perfect full-time position. The emergency fund starts to run low, and you’ve decided finding temporary work might be in your best interest while you continue to search for your dream, full-time position. Staffing agencies tend to have …

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The In-Person Business Interview: Boost Confidence with These Simple Steps

Of all interview types, the in-person interview might be the most nerve-wracking. As a culture, so much of our correspondence is done through email, texting, and video, and face-to-face communication has become more difficult. Add the already stressful element of interviewing for a potential job, and one’s sense of confidence can hit a low point. …

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Top Computer Skills and Digital Savvy Every Applicant Should Brush Up On

Technology is ever changing and ever important in today’s job market. Most positions require use of some kind of technology, from email to Microsoft programs and even social media. Applications generally include questions regarding an applicant’s proficiency in certain computer skills. Brushing up on certain computer skills could increase your chances of standing out to …

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