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Finding the Job First

Maddy Meislin on February 3, 2016

As we all know, applying for a job through an online or public job posting can be extremely competitive. However, a recent Mediabistro article summarizes strategies to networking that can help you find out about a job opening before the rest of the masses:

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Using Social Skills to Stay Relevant

Maddy Meislin on September 17, 2015

If you are looking for a new job, you may want to consider looking for one that requires social skills over specialized technical skills.

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Five Ways Older Workers Can Stay Relevant on the Job

Sarah Goodell on September 3, 2015

Millennials are expected to be 50% of the workforce by 2020, but that doesn't mean older workers are becoming irrelevant. Forbes recently shared five strategies older employees can use to stay tapped into the changing work environment.

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Job Searching During the Holidays

Kelsey Fenton on November 19, 2014

Looking for a job during the holiday season may feel daunting. It might feel like everyone is on vacation - and you might also want to take the time to be with friends and family. However, many companies are still looking to fill positions before the end of the year. Here are some tips for finding a job during the holidays.

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Building Your LinkedIn Network

Kelsey Fenton on October 23, 2014

Because 85% of jobs are found through networking, and not job boards, we advocate a lot for using LinkedIn to build your professional network. However, just creating a good LinkedIn profile won’t be enough to build connections – it requires frequent engagement. Here are some tips to build your LinkedIn network.

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NEW Job Search Toolkit!

Sarah Goodell on February 27, 2014

We're thrilled to announce that our brand new Job Search Toolkit is now available for free order and download! Read on for an overview of the new publication and where to order your copy today!

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Ask the Experts 2014 Registration Open!

Sarah Goodell on February 14, 2014

This free teleconference will cover the practical and legal challenges that patients and survivors face navigating work and a diagnosis, followed by a Q&A session. Register today!

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Key Settings To Control Your Privacy on Facebook

Sarah Goodell on January 31, 2014

A recent article from the New York Times examines key settings that can help you quickly gain more control over your Facebook privacy. Read on for insight and advice on privacy tactics.

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20 Pain-free Networking Ideas

Kelsey Fenton on January 27, 2014

People often associate networking with feelings of anxiety and awkwardness. However, networking doesn't have to be so intimidating!

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Finding a Job Via Social Media

Sarah Goodell on May 31, 2013

posted in Job Search, Networking

The Wall Street Journal hosted a Twitter chat earlier this spring to gain more insight into the trend of using social media for professional purposes. See some of their great tips here.

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How-To Video Series Complete!

Amy Coleman on May 13, 2013

We're thrilled to announce the completion of our How-To video series made possible through a generous grant from the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund!

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How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

Sarah Goodell on April 23, 2013

posted in Job Search, Networking

Being slightly more savvy about how you present yourself online can have a big impact on your job prospects.

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Pitch Perfect - Crafting your Essential Elevator Speech

Amy Coleman on April 22, 2013

In today's job market, it's imperative to be able to effectively communicate your value as a potential employee in 15 seconds or less.

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Debunking Myths about Job Searching During the Holidays

Amy Coleman on December 6, 2012

posted in Job Search, Networking

A common misconception is that job hunting during the holiday season is a waste of time. But those who think that companies put hiring on hold until the new year may be missing out on some great opportunities.

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The Art of Networking in Cyberspace

Amy Coleman on November 2, 2012

posted in Job Search, Networking

Networking is essential, whether you're doing so to secure employment or expand your circle. With all that technology has to offer these days, maintaining meaningful connections in cyberspace can be a challenge. But it's possible - and beneficial.

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Tips To Successfully Maintaining Your Network

Sarah Goodell on September 28, 2012

Building and maintaining your network is critical to job search success. Even when you aren't actively searching for a job, it's important to maintain your network, but you must find a good balance between staying in touch and becoming bothersome. Here are some easy guidelines to keeping this balance.

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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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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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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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