Ready to Jump Back Into the Professional World? Three Tips for Hitting the Ground Running

Looking to jump back into the job market after some time off? Whether you took an extended sabbatical or just the summer, the idea of dipping your toe back into the job pool can seem a bit overwhelming at first. Luckily, it’s a lot easier than you would think, especially if you do these three things:

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Four Things You Can Do During Your Job Interview that Will Impress Your Hiring Manager

Going in for a job interview? Considering that only a small percentage of applicants get to the interview stage, you should feel good about where you are. While you obviously have the qualifications and experience to get your foot in the door, what can you do during the interview that will help you stand out in the mind of the Hiring Manager? Here are four things you can do during your interview that will leave a good impression.

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Networking Tips for Introverts

Does the idea of cold-calling make you break out in a cold sweat? Does the hum of a dentist’s drill seem more appealing than the sea of noise at a networking event? If you are part of the 40% of our population who consider themselves an introvert, you may not be comfortable putting yourself out there during your job search. Luckily, networking is not just for the extrovert. Here are three tips that will help introverts find their next job:

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Too Good To Be True? How to Identify Fishy Job Opportunities

Have you ever run across a job listing that was offering an unrealistic amount of money for what seems an unreasonably small amount of work? Or a job where the main requirement seems to be that you are a human being over the age of 18? While most job ads you’ll find are for real opportunities, you may run into a situation where you have questions about its legitimacy. When you are scouring the net for job opportunities, here are four red flags to keep an eye out for:

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Need Experience to Get Experience?

If you are entering the professional world for the first time or looking to branch into a new career, you may have come across the (somewhat terrifying!) saying “need experience to get experience.”  While experience is a factor in hiring, it is not the only thing employers are focused on. Other factors are involved, and as you set out on your search it’s important to remember the following:

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Three Hiring Myths To Ignore During Your Job Search

Worried that you aren’t the perfect candidate for the job, or that you aren’t applying to enough opportunities? Maybe you’re watching the phone and wondering why you haven’t heard back from your Hiring Manager? There are a lot of job search myths out there that may be causing you some extra stress. It’s time to debunk the three most common:

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