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How to Sell Your Value to Recruiters

October 18, 2020

Recruiters have a difficult job of finding the right candidates to fill open positions. The candidate pool is often large, so recruiters have limited time to focus on each resume they receive. Because of this, it is essential that your resume stands out from the pack. To do so, you…

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How to Mitigate Discrimination During Your Job Search

September 20, 2020

Companies do an excellent job of advertising that they value diversity and inclusion by stating that they comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) standards. Some do comply with the EEOC, but many do not. Many companies advertise this compliance in job postings to avoid lawsuits. That’s it! As…

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How to Identify a Job Search Scam During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created hardships for us all. Many people have lost their homes, jobs, and loved ones due to the pandemic. Those who found themselves unemployed are now scurrying to obtain new employment. The unemployment rate has increased, but many companies and industries are still hiring. There are…

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How to Bridge Your Employment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may have eliminated your job as companies downsized to stay afloat. This situation is challenging as you may find that you are running out of money, food, medication, and the ability to pay your rent or mortgage. Unfortunately, you are not alone, and you may not find…

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How To Stay Positive During a Job Search

June 21, 2020

The job search process can be very stressful and full of disappointments. Most people will not get the first job they apply for, and the road to landing a new job may be longer for some, depending on their experience of levels and backgrounds. Though daunting, the job search process…

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Job Search Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken society at its’ core while creating many hardships for so many people globally. We must stay grounded as we deal with all the changes that have now become our new normal. You may find yourself unemployed or seeking to leave your current employment due to…

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How to Successfully Navigate Your Job Search During the Covid-19 Pandemic

April 19, 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created new challenges for us all during these unparalleled times. These are difficult times for clients as the unemployment rate recently grew to 6 million unemployment claims in the United States and similar situations globally. With that said, you must still push forward and continue…

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How to Alleviate Employment Gaps on Your Resume

March 16, 2020

Employments gaps can create additional issues for job seekers already having a difficult time with their job search. Huge employment gaps are especially challenging to overcome with some prospective employees who may question your commitment and dedication to your career. For this reason, it may be essential to fill in…

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What Recruiters Look for in Candidates

February 16, 2020

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…

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How To Avoid Job Search Mistakes As An Entry-Level Worker

January 19, 2020

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…

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Are You the Victim of Racism During Your Job Search?

December 22, 2019

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…

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The Problem of Age Discrimination During the Job Search Process

November 17, 2019

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,…

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