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  1. 5 reasons why you should be on Linkedin

    As I’ve said before, social media is a vital tool for any network-building professional. It can help you market yourself, develop new connections, and allow you to communicate with your customer base. However, because there are so many social media sites available, you might be contemplating which one is right for you and your business. While Facebook and Twitter area definitely the top dogs within the social media pack, it’s also important to develop a presence on Linkedin, as well. This underrated ...
  2. U.S. Job Market Update

    Here’s a brief breakdown on the U.S. job market:

    The U.S. jobs market’s gradual recovery has unfortunately slowed, as employers throughout the nation hired fewer workers in March than in previous months, according to the U.S. Labor Department. The U.S. added only 120,000 jobs in March, as compared to the addition of nearly 240,000 jobs in February.

    Private companies supplied most of the jobs, while the government cut 1,000 jobs.

    The U.S. Labor department ...
  3. Five reasons why you should get an internship

    Let’s just set the record straight on this one: If you’re a college student or a recent grad, getting an internship in your field of interest is a very wise course of action. There’s a common misconception that once you’ve gotten your college diploma, you’re apt to get a job soon thereafter. Unfortunately, that’s not really the case—though a degree is vital, actual work experience is just as important. So, if you’ve been contemplating applying for an internship, here are five reasons why you should ...
  4. Five tips for job hunting

    Finding a job in this current economic climate is no easy task. If you’ve just started looking for employment, prepare yourself for the long haul—it’ll require a great deal of time, energy and patience to track down anything worthwhile. However, there are a number of things that you can do to help facilitate your search. Here are five simple ways to make your job hunt more efficient:

    1) Develop your online resources: The Internet is there to help! There are scores of excellent job ...
  5. Five tips for acing an interview

    Congratulations on landing an interview—now you’re just steps away from finally getting a job! However, it’s important that you take this interview very seriously. It’s the perfect opportunity to showcase your skills and talents, so you’ll want to make sure to prepare ahead of time (“winging” the interview is a surefire way to mess it up). Here are a few tips:

    1) Do your homework: When was the company founded? Who’s the current CEO? These are the types of things that you should research ...
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