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5 ways to energize a long job search

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW Job search can be a rollercoaster ride, from the thrill of a forthcoming interview to the letdown of losing out on a job to another ‘more qualified’ candidate.  Sometimes weeks, months – even a year [ … ] Read More

6 tips to get a new job in a new city

By Personal Branding Blog If you’re looking for a job in a different geographic area than where you live, it can be difficult to get your resume noticed.  Naturally, employers prefer to hire local – it costs less and [ … ] Read More

5 tips for an effective thank you note

By Vickie Elmer Thank you notes aren’t just for after the interview. Some people use the holiday season as the time to reconnect with their friends and supporters. Yet if they want to get a head start, Thanksgiving provides [ … ] Read More

10 reasons your cover letter sucks

By Heather Huhman A strong cover letter could be your ticket to moving a step further in getting a new job. This relatively concise piece of information has the ability to place you steps ahead of other candidates, highlight [ … ] Read More

What to avoid when you don’t get the job

By Heather Huhman Opening your email inbox to find a rejection letter is every job seeker’s nightmare. This can be especially frustrating after feeling like you nailed your interview. Many job seekers don’t even get to receive their rejection [ … ] Read More

The ultimate guide: informational interviews

By Heather Huhman An informational interview is exactly what it sounds like: It is a way to learn information about a career path, an industry, a specific organization or even a specific job. An informational interview is not a [ … ] Read More

Networking: 5 bad habits to avoid

By Heather Huhman Throughout your career, everyone tells you how important networking can be. It’s on virtually every list of advice written by professionals in every industry. Yes, networking is important, but many of you are probably doing it [ … ] Read More