Recruiters are always seeking out new candidates to fill various roles within companies on a regular basis.  Many recruiters pride themselves on building robust recruiting pipelines, so they always have a go-to list of candidates to pull from to fill key positions as they arise. As a result, recruiters use tools like LinkedIn and other…

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Many new college graduates or entry-level employees devalue their worth in the job market because they believe recruiters will not give them a chance due to their lack of experience.  They fail to realize that they have valuable transferable skills that can be leveraged to gain entry-level positions with growth potential. They cede control of…

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The job search process is difficult and stressful for job seekers in general.  As a racial minority, this stress can be magnified as racism is often challenging to prove because it is carefully masked behind rhetoric and practices that make it difficult for ethnic minorities to identify.  These veiled racist hiring strategies often leave minorities…

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The job search process is frightening for many older job seekers (age 50 and older) and is a stressful time that causes anxiety for many.  Job seekers age 50 and older have endured negative experiences with ageism (age discrimination) while searching for new employment. Older job seekers describe feeling discouraged, defeated, vulnerable, depressed, insecure, financially…

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Recruiters, hiring managers, and employers frequently search career and job aggregator sites such as LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Monster, indeed and similar sites to source and screen prospective candidates. They then go to LinkedIn to assess your professionalism and credentials. Unfortunately, many LinkedIn profiles are incomplete and outdated. This can negatively impact your personal brand and job…

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It can be very stressful and daunting to embark on a job search, especially when you are working a job or career path that makes you miserable. There is hope even though it may seem impossible to ever get out of that miserable situation. You have to keep optimistic energy around you and think positively…

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The job search process can be stressful and time consuming for job seekers. While searching for the perfect job opportunities, it is important to be mindful that not all job postings are legitimate job openings.  Scammers have come up with ways to attract vulnerable job seekers by requiring upfront fees to secure employment.  You should…

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