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Did you know there are more than 10,000 job posting websites in the United States alone? This makes it difficult to narrow down your search and find postings that target your expertise and experience. While there are many popular job posting websites such as Indeed...

No matter your job description, there will always be the need and opportunity for you to continue to grow your knowledge and skill base. Introducing: Continuing Education. While in some cases this means industry-specific skills and knowledge, such as going to conferences, attending seminars, or completing courses, it also means personal development. Persisting on your own journey to improve your overall skills and abilities to continue to perform at your best at work will pay dividends over even a relatively short period of time. Here are some areas that you can focus on to help you shine on the job! continuing education

When you are launching into a job hunt, it can seem overwhelming, time-consuming and realistically, a little demoralizing when you are left to read all the “thanks, but no thanks,” emails from prospective employers in your inbox. Starting with a good resume and cover letter, however, is one of the best ways to maximize your success on the hunt.  And sourcing strong job references is an important part of that process. job references

Job seekers used to worry their social media profiles could keep them from landing their dream job. And for good reason. After all, photos of keg stands don’t exactly scream, “future executive.” Shying away from social media, however, is not the answer. With recent surveys showing that 92% of companies and recruiters use social media to find job applicants, today’s savvy job seekers leverage social media to their job hunting advantage. Here are three ways you can do the same. social media

The right recruiter can be your greatest ally in the job hunting process. They can lead you towards postings you might not have discovered on your own, help negotiate important job details with a prospective new employer, show resources for brushing up on some key skills, help with interview preparations, and even motivate you when you’re feeling hopeless. In other words, a recruiter can be a life-line for a job seeker. When it comes to working with a recruiter, however, it’s important to note that they’re not all created equal. Like any professional you work with, some are more qualified than others, and some are simply a better fit for you. If you think that working with a recruiter to find your next job is the right move for you, pay attention to these characteristics to look for to help you find someone who is a perfect partner for you. recruiter