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35 Best Job Search Tweaks 

35 Best Job Search Tweaks  | Student, grad and entry level career advice | Scoop.it

If you're in the midst of your job search, you probably agree that a job search isn't exactly a walk in the park. Well, neither is it an unclimbable mountain. The thing is, most advice out there says: "Update your LinkedIn profile", "network" or "update your cover letter/resume". Important as they are, there are also some very actionable, rather easy, tweaks that can make the difference when looking for a job.

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Top 10 Things to Include in Your Resume to Land the Job

Top 10 Things to Include in Your Resume to Land the Job | Student, grad and entry level career advice | Scoop.it
Writing a noticable and personal resume is hard. How do you know what a particular HR department is looking for? Although you might want to consider customizing your resume for each job and/or job...
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5 Career Mistakes You Will Regret In 10 Years

5 Career Mistakes You Will Regret In 10 Years | Student, grad and entry level career advice | Scoop.it

We focus on completing the task at hand, fighting for the next promotion, outperforming a colleague. But there are many seemingly minor actions that can have a major impact on your career’s trajectory. Ignore them and you risk arriving on a shore you didn’t choose, or worse, capsizing on an unexpected reef! Here are 5 career mistakes that can negatively impact your career down the road:

 

1.    Network only within your company. Most people are aware of the value of networking.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, July 10, 2014 2:18 AM

Too many of us navigate our careers like we’re paddling across a lake, not sailing across an ocean. We are short-sighted when making decisions.

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The Ultimate Guide: How to Land Your Dream Job with Social Media

The Ultimate Guide: How to Land Your Dream Job with Social Media | Student, grad and entry level career advice | Scoop.it
The recruitment industry is changing. This is thanks to social media, which today plays a key role for hiring processes. More and more, we showcase ourselves online. With it comes some uncertainty;...
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Career: How to Land Your Dream Job with Social Media. Looking for your dream job? Look no further, this is the gudie for you. For entry level applicants, internship seekers, and more.

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23 Ways in Which LinkedIn Can Help Your Job Search

23 Ways in Which LinkedIn Can Help Your Job Search | Student, grad and entry level career advice | Scoop.it
According to a survey by Readwrite a surprisingly low number of college students – 46% - have never used LinkedIn ( here ). The average age of LinkedIn users is 44 ( here ), which might seem...
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6 Work-Life Balance Tips from Salesforce.com’s Woman of the Month

6 Work-Life Balance Tips from Salesforce.com’s Woman of the Month | Student, grad and entry level career advice | Scoop.it
The salesforce.com Woman of the Month campaign turns the spotlight on the amazing women who help make this company the World’s Most Innovative Company and one of the best places to work. Honorees are nominated by fellow employees and selected by a dedicated committee that works to ensure a variety...
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8 Apps That Can Do Wonders For Your Career

8 Apps That Can Do Wonders For Your Career | Student, grad and entry level career advice | Scoop.it

No one said that it was easy out there.

 

We’re talking about the job market, of course. And in this competitive environment, even small advantages can have a big impact on whether you land the gig.

 

Small advantages like these eight low-cost (and, in many cases, free) apps, which can help you climb the career ladder in countless ways—whether it’s streamlining your job search, prepping you for the big interview and even schooling you on the best way to tender your resignation.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 27, 2014 4:51 PM

From revamping your resume to firing off interview prep questions, these digital helpers may give you a leg up on the job hunt.

Andy Padilla's curator insight, March 2, 2014 3:55 PM

The smaller things can play a big role in moving forward in your career. Amazing post.