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Mastering Small Talk for More Effective Networking

Sarah Goodell on August 28, 2012

posted in Job Search, Networking

Small talk is an essential part of networking, and learning how to master this art can help you create important connections.

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Work-at-Home Job Options

Sarah Goodell on August 13, 2012

More and more people are choosing to work from home - learn about industries that are growing in this area and see if these more flexible job options might be right for you.

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Using Social Media in Your Job Search

Andrew Jacob on July 16, 2012

Sure, your social media presence could be held against you by an employer, but it might also help you more than you realize. Learn more about how your social media presence impacts your job search!

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Changing to a Non-profit Career After a Cancer Diagnosis

Amy Coleman on July 5, 2012

Sometimes the circumstances in our lives temporarily prevent us from making a shift. Or they make it possible.

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What to Do When You Lose Your Job

Amy Coleman on June 12, 2012

Whether you’ve been let go, have had to leave your job because you ran out of disability or needed time off to care for yourself or a loved one in the face of cancer diagnosis or treatment, losing your job can generate feelings of depression and low self-worth. Learn about some practical things you can do to regain a sense of control.

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Three New Job Search Videos

Alice McKenney on June 8, 2012

Networking, Resumes, Cover Letters, LinkedIn. If you're like many other people, the idea of doing all of these things simultaneously can be mind boggling. Our new videos can help ease your fears!

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What do recruiters look for?

Alice McKenney on May 10, 2012

Six seconds. That's all the time the average recruiter takes to look at your resume. There are some basic pieces every resume should make stand out so they aren't missed - do you know what they are?

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What Makes a Good Employee Great

Eva LaManna on May 8, 2012

Inc. Magazine recently compiled a list of 8 hard-to-define qualities that can set you apart from others and make you a "remarkable employee."

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Feeling job search fatigue? It's time to simplify your search

Andrew Jacob on April 23, 2012

Chances are you're looking for a new job online (or will be soon) and thus you're looking at dozens of sites and thousands of listings. Read more to find an incredible resource to increase your chances and decrease the hassle.

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Take your online brand one step further

Alice McKenney on April 20, 2012

posted in Job Search, Networking

Are you looking to go beyond the standard resume? Are you willing to try new, tech-savvy, tactics to really give your work experience that wow factor? Got an up-to-date LinkedIn profile? Then it's time to try re.vu.

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Thought changing your Facebook privacy settings was enough? Think again!

Andrew Jacob on April 9, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

Thought your pictures and personal information were being shared just among friends? Your next employer may demand access to your Facebook account.

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Good News About Resume Gaps

Rebecca Nellis on April 5, 2012

posted in HR, Job Search, Resume

CareerBuilder found that 85% of hiring managers and HR managers are more understanding of employment gaps now than pre-recession.

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Six Questions to Ask in Interviews

Eva LaManna on March 29, 2012

Six great questions to ask a potential employer in a job interview that will have you leaving a positive impression.

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How Facebook's New Timeline Feature Can Hinder A Job Search

Alice McKenney on March 20, 2012

As many of us are aware at this point, Facebook Timeline is here to stay, and eventually we will all have to switch over. Do you know what to avoid doing on it so you don't mess up your job search?

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LinkedIn's Value to Job Seekers Increases

Eva LaManna on March 9, 2012

Posting your resume on LinkedIn has just become even more beneficial as the site acts as a recruiter to connect companies with candidates.

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Avoid Overthinking Your Interview: There are Only Three Questions

Andrew Jacob on February 28, 2012

posted in Interview, Job Search

Check out this article that simplifies every interview into three basic questions.

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Ticket to Work

Alice McKenney on January 23, 2012

Are you receiving SSI or SSDI payments? Do you want to obtain vocational rehabilitation, training, job referrals and other employment support services free of charge? Then the Ticket to Work program is... well... your ticket!

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Job Search Tools, Tips & Tricks

Eva LaManna on January 18, 2012

Some great tips from our Job Search teleconference in December, including resume advice, suggestions on how to find a job & more. (Plus: view the archived recording!)

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10 Crazy Things People Put on Resumes

Alice McKenney on December 1, 2011

Sometimes people put the darndest things on their resumes - check out these items to make sure you're not making these mistakes (or to have a laugh or two!)

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Could a part-time job be your winning ticket?

Alice McKenney on November 21, 2011

Stringing together two or more part-time jobs is a hot trend among today's young adults -- but could this trend be adopted by cancer survivors?

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