‘Tis the Season… For Looking For a Seasonal Job

It may seem a bit early to start focusing on the holiday season, but if you are looking to secure a seasonal job in the coming months, it’s time to get moving. Most companies start hiring months in advance, and if you wait until spooky skeletons have been replaced by boughs of holly, it will be too late. Here are four tips that will help you find your seasonal job:

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Do you really need a cover letter?

“I love writing cover letters,” said no job seeker ever.

In the entire job search process, there are few things more maligned than the cover letter. In the age of online one-click applications, it seems like a tool of a bygone era, something that seemed to fit better way back in the first few years of the 21st century (if you can remember that far back). As you come across articles questioning the need to include a cover letter, and jobs that give the option to include one, you may question the need.  So, do you need a cover letter?

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Overthinking Can Ruin Your Job Search. Here Are Three Ways to Stop Doing It

Are you a chronic over-thinker? Do you find yourself thinking three steps ahead of a decision you’ve yet to make? Decision-making and job searches go together like chocolate and peanut butter, and over-thinking can become an issue if you are prone to it. While being able to think through different scenarios is a good quality for a job seeker to have, it’s rather easy to cross that line by questioning every step you take. Over-thinking can hurt your job search, and make prepping for an interview much harder than it needs to be. While it may seem like a hard habit to break, here are three things you can do to prevent over-thinking:

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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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