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IT Job Interviews 101: What Not To Wear - InformationWeek

IT Job Interviews 101: What Not To Wear - InformationWeek | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
IT Job Interviews 101: What Not To Wear
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So you've got a job interview. Congratulations. Here comes the hard part. You've got to figure out what to wear to the interview. In IT it's harder than anywhere else.
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Netiquette IQ: Netiquette IQ Blog of The Day - Reaching Out to Your Personal Network For Job Leads

Netiquette IQ: Netiquette IQ Blog of The Day - Reaching Out to Your Personal Network For Job Leads | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
[Netiquette IQ] Netiquette IQ Blog of The Day - Reaching Out to Your Personal Network For Job Leads http://t.co/ula442bNTD #netiquette
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9 Must-Follow Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers - US News

9 Must-Follow Twitter Hashtags for Job Seekers - US News | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
Hashtags are one of the easiest resources for finding job openings.
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Here is an example of how social media can be helpful in a job search.

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Saying “goodbye” in your job interview - Michigan State University Extension

Saying “goodbye” in your job interview - Michigan State University Extension | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
Saying “goodbye” in your job interview
Michigan State University Extension
You had an interview for a job and have answered all the questions.
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How to Salvage a Job Interview That's Going Downhill

How to Salvage a Job Interview That's Going Downhill | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
No job seeker ever wants an interview to go badly. But even the most seasoned candidates can find themselves in a situation where they know the hiring manager isn't impressed. W... (How to salvage a job interview that's going downhill!
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Job Search Engines - Top 10 Job Search Sites 2014

Job Search Engines - Top 10 Job Search Sites 2014 | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
Detailed website list of the top job search engines on the Internet in 2014. 10 best websites to look for work, find and post jobs and resumes online.
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Make a list of qualities you want a job search engine to have and create a rubric to "grade" five of the listed sites

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One Interview Question That Reveals a Superstar Job Candidate

Granted it's not exactly a question... but it definitely elicits an important response.
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Read this from the standpoint of being the poor schmuck being interviewed ... what would you do? ;-)

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Job Success Follows Great Networking Skills - Guardian Liberty Voice

Job Success Follows Great Networking Skills - Guardian Liberty Voice | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
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Job Success Follows Great Networking Skills
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It follows that the more people in a job applicant's network, the greater success they will have finding work within their network that matches their skills.
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7 Secrets to Speed Through a Pile of Resumes

7 Secrets to Speed Through a Pile of Resumes | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
Advertising for an open position can lead to an avalanche of resumes. Here's how to cope.
You've put an ad online or in the local paper to fill an open position or bring in extra help over the holiday season.
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Here's a chance for you to look at the job search process from the side of the employer; who knows?  You may be the person doing the interviewing ... this information will help.

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Temp-to-Hire: Growing Trend in Job Placement - BusinessNewsDaily

Temp-to-Hire: Growing Trend in Job Placement - BusinessNewsDaily | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
Temp-to-Hire: Growing Trend in Job Placement
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Temp-to-hire jobs are those positions where employees start out working only temporary assignments, that when done well can lead to a full-time job.
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How to excel in every type of interview | The Work Buzz

How to excel in every type of interview | The Work Buzz | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
There are different types of interviews that a job seeker may encounter during a job search. Here's how to ace each kind.
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3 Easy Ways to Strengthen Your LinkedIn Network

3 Easy Ways to Strengthen Your LinkedIn Network | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it

I spend a lot of time teaching job seekers how to make new connections on LinkedIn. Constantly meeting new people and growing your professional network is crucial to uncovering job leads and building a successful and lasting career. But today we’re going to talk about another important piece of networking that is often neglected: maintaining your connections once you have them. As the old song says, “Make new friends, but keep the old….” You can’t build up a new network every time you look for a job or have a career need; think of your longer-term connections as a deep bench of teammates that – as long as you stay connected – will be your supporters for years to come....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 23, 2013 2:11 PM

Such simple and effective advice. Well worth following.

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A must read

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Networking and building relationships with Linkedin.

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4 steps that can make or break the interview | The Work Buzz

4 steps that can make or break the interview | The Work Buzz | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
Don't let these 4 factors stop you from getting the job you want. (58% of employers say it’s important to send a thank you after an interview; 24% say it’s VERY important.
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How to ace a digital job interview - The Globe and Mail

How to ace a digital job interview - The Globe and Mail | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
How to ace a digital job interview
The Globe and Mail
The essential part of the digital job interview is the camera. A great camera takes great pictures. Get a great webcam so you can look great.
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8 things to avoid in a job interview - Sacramento Business Journal (blog)

8 things to avoid in a job interview - Sacramento Business Journal (blog) | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
8 things to avoid in a job interview
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7 Interview Tips That Will Help You Get the Job

7 Interview Tips That Will Help You Get the Job | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
The best job interview tips, techniques and advice to help ensure job interview success including how to practice, how to get ready, and what to bring to an interview.
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Top 5 Buying Signals in Job Interviews

Top 5 Buying Signals in Job Interviews | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
A job interview is essentially a sales meeting. The product or service you are selling and marketing is yourself. The best sales people are very good listeners and thus your most important interviewing skill is listening.
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Excellent reminder about the purpose of a job interview!!

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Resume Tip Tuesday: 3 Instances to Consider a Video Resume

Resume Tip Tuesday: 3 Instances to Consider a Video Resume | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
Welcome to Resume Tip Tuesday! Come to CareerBliss every Tuesday for a brand new resume tip to help you in your job search! Check out the archive for more...
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Does the career you are interested in pursuing fall under any of these?  If so, you might want to consider creating a video resume, in addition to having a written one.

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Job-Search Training Yields Big Results - Fox Business

Job-Search Training Yields Big Results - Fox Business | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
Job-Search Training Yields Big Results Fox Business By job-search skills, we mean skills to identify job leads through various sources -- (the) Internet and social networks -- and skills to present oneself in a concrete and relevant manner in...
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Congratulations Graduate! Eleven Reasons Why I Will Never Hire You.

Over the past 20 years, I’ve been in hiring roles and have received thousands of resumes from new college graduates. I’ve interviewed many for real jobs and ...
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Dress to Impress: Do’s and Don’ts for Job Interviews [Infographic]

You put a few hours of work into making your resume just right for the position. Your phone and email correspondence with the recruiter has been impeccable. You... (RT @YouTern: Please... no hoodies...

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What To Expect During An HR Interview? -- Five Questions You'll Be Asked ... - Forbes

What To Expect During An HR Interview? -- Five Questions You'll Be Asked ... - Forbes | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
What To Expect During An HR Interview? -- Five Questions You'll Be Asked ...
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As a career coach, I have worked with job candidates on how to answer the most common questions asked by HR.
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4 Reasons Video Job Interviews Are Here to Stay - TheStreet.com

4 Reasons Video Job Interviews Are Here to Stay - TheStreet.com | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
4 Reasons Video Job Interviews Are Here to Stay
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The asynchronous nature of one-way video interviews is a huge time-saving measure, allowing recruiters and job-seekers to fit preliminary interviews around a busy schedule.

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10 things smart job seekers do

10 things smart job seekers do | Job Searching Skills | Scoop.it
10 things smart job seekers do - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com (Remember: Job leads can come from anywhere. Don't burn any bridges.
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