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Word Sense

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Word Sense is a dictionary, thesaurus, and valuable tool for matching thoughts to words. Explore word meanings and relationships.

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Patrice McDonough's curator insight, October 11, 2013 3:05 PM

A nice tool for learners, writiers and teachers. Creative!!

Mary Starry's curator insight, October 17, 2013 10:29 PM

Looks like a great tool to use when you're looking for that specific word you can describe but can't remember.

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 1, 2013 2:11 PM
What a great tool for students to use in their writing.

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How Social Media Photos Affect Your Job Search

How Social Media Photos Affect Your Job Search | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
In this day and age of constant connection, even potential employers are paying attention to your social media channels.

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Let’s Cut Your Job Search Time in Half (Part One)

Let’s Cut Your Job Search Time in Half (Part One) | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Are you applying for the right jobs? Are you qualified for those jobs? Do you appear credible to the hiring professional who decides to bring you in for an interview? Or are you eliminating yourself in the first few seconds?
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Five Ways To Keep Going When The Job Search Is Getting You Down

Five Ways To Keep Going When The Job Search Is Getting You Down | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Job hunting can seriously mess with your mood. Here's how to cope.
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Are You An Effective Job Search Networker? - Business 2 Community

Are You An Effective Job Search Networker? - Business 2 Community | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Loads of people network during their job search, but very few are effective at such networking.
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Job Search After 50: 3 Keys to Help You Beat The Age Bias! - Huffington Post

Job Search After 50: 3 Keys to Help You Beat The Age Bias! - Huffington Post | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Are you over 50 and feeling frustrated by the lack of opportunities in the job market? Do you think you're being overlooked simply because of your age? Are you tired of seeing the jobs go to younger, less experienced applicants?
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Keep Your Head Up: 8 Ways To Self-Improve While Job Searching - TalentCulture

Keep Your Head Up: 8 Ways To Self-Improve While Job Searching - TalentCulture | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
We’ve just about escaped those cold days of winter. And as much as those sitting at warm desks can complain about the rain, if you’re still struggling to find a job this time of year, it can be even worse.
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Interview Skills 101

Interview Skills 101 | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Being qualified isn't enough in today’s job market. You must have strong interviewing skills to stand out from the crowd and get the job offer.
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The 3 Benefits of Social Media and Your Job Search

The 3 Benefits of Social Media and Your Job Search | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Cat videos. The Kardashians. Inappropriate tweets by The Onion. It’s understandable why some cleared job seekers still shy away from social media. There is
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Cannexus 16 Call for Presenters

Cannexus 16 Call for Presenters | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Career Professionals of Canada Cannexus 16 Call for Presenters Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) is a supporting organization of Cannexus 16.   CERIC – Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling invites individuals or...
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Interview Skills - Tell me about your biggest achievement - excellent sample answer - YouTube

Interview Skills - Tell me about your biggest achievement - excellent sample answer
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Half of Canadians wish they had sought more career planning advice, survey finds - NorthumberlandView.ca

Half of Canadians wish they had sought more career planning advice, survey finds NorthumberlandView.ca "Career professionals come in a variety of forms, from high school guidance counsellors to private career coaches," said Riz Ibrahim, CERIC's...
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How To Effectively Expand Your Network For Job Search Success

How To Effectively Expand Your Network For Job Search Success | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Networking is vital to job search success. Networking can lead to referrals, identifying jobs that aren’t yet posted, and securing informational interviews.
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10 Simple Tips to Be a Professional Networking Superstar!

Job search sites and LinkedIn are awesome, but learning how to network is a powerful career tool. Here are 10 simple business networking tips from guest host and uber-networker Steve Johnson!...
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Let’s Cut Your Job Search Time in Half (Part Two)

Let’s Cut Your Job Search Time in Half (Part Two) | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
In Part One of this post yesterday, we asked you to consider eight questions from both the applicant side and the recruiter side of a job opportunity. Our goal: to help determine: is there is a mutually-beneficial match?
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Seven Things To Do At The Start Of Your Job Search - Forbes

Seven Things To Do At The Start Of Your Job Search - Forbes | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
The job market is heating up. If you’ve been thinking about looking for a new job, here are seven things to do to in the first week of a job search.
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5 Myths About Social Media Job Search Debunked

5 Myths About Social Media Job Search Debunked | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
In this article you'll find 5 common myths about social media job search and seek to debunk them. Giving it a look might clear some inhibitions in your head

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The Red Flags You Should Look Out for During Your Job Search

The Red Flags You Should Look Out for During Your Job Search | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Just as companies have to weed out the good candidates from the bad, you need to be able to tell the good companies and positions from the ones that will just waste your time.
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Job Search Tracker Template | TechWhirl

Job Search Tracker Template | TechWhirl | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Download this job search tracker template to stay organized and focus your resume and cover letter to the opportunties you want to find.
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5 Reasons Why Job Search Is Like Dating | CAREEREALISM

5 Reasons Why Job Search Is Like Dating | CAREEREALISM | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Think job search is a drag? Maybe it's time you looked at it differently. Learn why you should think about job search like dating.
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4 Ways Networking Can Help Your Job Search - Business 2 Community

4 Ways Networking Can Help Your Job Search - Business 2 Community | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
If you’ve been looking for a job for a while, you might start feeling a bit disillusioned with the whole process and are looking for ways you can boost your chances of landing that dream job. This…
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Cover Letters, Networking Letters, Job Search Letters…Lots of Letters

Cover Letters, Networking Letters, Job Search Letters…Lots of Letters | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Career Professionals of Canada
Cover Letters, Networking Letters, Job Search Letters…Lots of Letters
In their research, Career Professionals often come across articles that feature examples of the “worst business letters”.
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Excellent resource for cover letters. I also highly recommend "Best Canadian Resumes" by the same author.

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Want A New Career But Unsure What? Do This First - Forbes

Want A New Career But Unsure What? Do This First - Forbes | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
In the first 30 days of your career exploration, you shouldn’t be focused on typical job search activities, like redoing your resume or honing your interview skills. Instead focus on experimentation.
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Job Search Sabotage: Taking Rejection Too Personally

Job Search Sabotage: Taking Rejection Too Personally | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
In “The Four Agreements,” a bestselling book by Don Miguel Ruiz, “Don’t take anything personally,” is the second agreement.
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Cover Letter Clunkers to Avoid on Your Job Search - MainStreet

Cover Letter Clunkers to Avoid on Your Job Search - MainStreet | Career Empowerment | Scoop.it
Don't think that just because you're sending resumes online you can skip the cover letter. Hiring managers expect them.
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