Working With a Recruiter? These Four Things Will Help You Get Your Next Job

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Working with a recruiter is part of a smart job search strategy that gives you access to new opportunities and expert advice. Plus, in the case of AppleOne, it’s all free. Working with a recruiter does not mean you can put your search on cruise control though. There are some things you need to do to get the most from your relationship.

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3 Easy Ways to Reach Out to Your Network on Social Media …With Minimal Clicks

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Think you are too busy to fit some networking into your day? What if I told you that you could do some of your most important networking in a matter of seconds in the course of a normal Social Media session.  Your favorite social sites have made it insanely easy to reach out to your network and let them know that you are there for them, for example:

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Job Searches Are Better with the Buddy System

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The buddy system works for more than just field trips and summer camps. Instead of making your job search a solitary affair, team up with a friend and tackle your search in tandem. Pairing with a friend will help you find more opportunities, perfect your interview style, and give you the support you need throughout the process. Getting the most from your buddy search method is easy to do if you follow these steps:

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Will Kindness Help Your Job Search? You Better Believe It

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A little bit of kindness goes a long way, especially when you are talking about your professional life. They may never make a movie about the professional who used kindness to get to the top, but being a nice, polite, and caring person is hugely beneficial to your success. Here are four specific instances where being kind can play a big factor in helping you find your next job:

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The Three Very Basic, Very Important Phone Hacks That Can Get You Your Next Job

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In the age of the internet, a phone call is still a powerful tool in your job search. While tech does play a big part in the modern search, don’t discount some very basic, yet vitally important, things you can do with your phone (and without Wi-Fi). Whether it’s a new iPhone or your trusty old flip-phone, here are three things you can do right now that will make a huge difference.

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A Job Seeker’s Guide to Handling Questionable Advice over the Holidays

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The holidays are about meeting up with friends and family and enjoying good food, company, and cheer. If you are currently looking for a new job, your holidays may also involve getting a lot of well-meaning job search advice. While some of it may be stellar, some may be outdated or even counter-productive. The holidays are smoother if you can be gracious though, so here are four tips for handling the less-than-useful advice you may receive:

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Could Referring Your Friend Hurt Your Career? What You Must Ask Yourself Before You Endorse

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Personal connections matter for job seekers, and employee referrals have shown to increase the chances of being hired by nearly 300%. It’s no wonder that you have friends, former colleagues, and even family members asking for referrals for job openings at your company. Being the nice person you are, you want to help these people land their dream job. Before you do, though, it’s important to consider how an endorsement may affect you and your standing. Before you endorse, ask yourself the following questions:

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