Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

Why You Should Connect with Your Interviewer After an Interview

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A job seekers’ work is not done, simply because an interview is over. Undeniably, it will bring a sigh of relief, as a major hurdle as been crossed.  However, an interview – no matter how well it seemed to go – does not guarantee anything. The opportunity to make a positive impression, (or garner additional Read more »

Tips on Developing a Relationship with Your Recruiter

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A recruiter is a powerful tool in a job seeker’s arsenal. These skilled professionals are incredibly industry-aware and have strong connections throughout the area, often with some of the region’s top companies. Additionally, they can help candidates perfect their resumes, craft compelling cover letters, and select the ideal jobs to target. Four Tips to Develop Read more »

Advance Your Career Through Contract Assignments

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Some professionals shy away from temporary roles. Often, this is over concerns the position is finite in nature, believing it could hurt their career over the long term. After all, regular job-hopping can negatively impact the way a recruiting or hiring manager views a candidate. Contract work – especially in the government environment or within Read more »

Create Your Own Job Search Luck!

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How much of a role does luck play in job search success? Sometimes it may seem like a lot. After all, looking for a new job is often a difficult and time consuming process. And when you’ve worked hard, and have great experience to show for it, it can be especially frustrating when genuine efforts Read more »

When Should You Incorporate Details From Volunteer Experience Into Your Resume?

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Many architecture, engineering and construction professionals question when they should add specific details regarding volunteer work to their resume. As with many resume-related topics, there is not a hard and fast rule for job seekers to follow. Volunteering can help throughout the job search process; e.g. it enables networking, provides learning opportunities and can serve as a great Read more »

Want to Get Hired? Tailor Your Resume to the Job!

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Crafting a targeted resume when applying directly to a job is crucial if you want to sell yourself as an ideal candidate. Ideally, you would be able to match noteworthy accomplishments from your past to each of the requirements. You could then present it in a way that shows the reader that you not only Read more »

Professional Associations are a Great Resource for Job Seekers

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There are countless associations available for professionals to join. Some are industry specific, some target particular demographics, and they range in size, cost and exclusivity. The key is to not only pick the right association(s) for your goals and but also utilize the membership(s) effectively. Four Reasons to Augment Your Job Search Efforts with Memberships Read more »

References Can Make or Break Your Chances of Getting a Job – Ensure Yours are Positive!

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During a job search it is important to be prepared to provide a list of references, should a potential employer make the request. Avoid a last minute scramble by gathering your references as soon as possible. The following will help you compile, vet and prepare a solid list of references to use during your job Read more »

Develop a Strategy to Achieve Job Search Success!

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Looking for a new job takes time and effort – often as much as a full time job! Attack your job search as you would any project at work by creating a plan. It will enable you to identify your ideal targets, establish a timeframe, focus your energy on what is most important and stay Read more »

Identify and Bridge the Skills Gaps on Your Resume to Get a Job You Want

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In order to find their dream jobs, job seekers must be ideal candidates. No one is perfect, but it is possible to improve the perception recruiters and hiring managers have by tailoring your resume to the job. One aspect of this is to bridge any gaps between your own skill set and those of the Read more »

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