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Summer Job Searches: Wasteful or Worthwhile?
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August is here and an eerie quiet across Chicago, in your neighborhood or workplace, will confirm it. It may be serious vacation season, but is it time to take a vacation from job searching? Many professionals ask me this question as they enjoy the lighter workloads and shorter work hours that mid and late summer sometimes offers. ...
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House Hunting vs. Job Hunting
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I am in the midst of a major life change. I recently sold my condo that I’ve lived in for more than 13 years and purchased a new home. Needless to say, the process was exhausting and stressful, though ultimately rewarding. During the course of it all, I struck by the many similarities that exist between the house and job search processes. So, bef ...
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Showcasing your Soft Skills
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Believe it or not, not all technical jobs are entirely technical in nature. While all IT positions require some technical knowledge and background, many managers are also looking for employees who have soft skills (traits like a positive attitude or strong work ethic). According to a recent poll conducted by Career Builder, as many as 77% of hiring ...
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Job Seekers, Start Your Engines!
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You wouldn’t start a marathon without stretching your muscles, just like you wouldn’t begin the Indianapolis 500 without warming up your car. However, many job seekers accelerate into the job hunt before they’ve even considered (or conducted) an important initial investment in the process—self-assessment. ...
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The ABCs of Job Hunting (Part 2)
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In this second installment of our alphabetical tips for your job search, we focus on additional advice for the job seeker. ...
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The ABCs of Job Hunting (Part 1)
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In today’s competitive market, the job hunt can be overwhelming. From creating a cover letter and resume to preparing, interviewing and follow-up, there is much to consider when searching for your next career. In this two-part blog post, we’ll discuss alphabetical tips to help as you embark on your job search. ...
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