Career Advice Blog - November 2013

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Holiday job-shopping can help your chances greatly
Holiday job-shopping can help your chances greatly

As the holidays approach, some people looking to find a job may not consider the end of the year the best time to search. However, there are plenty of benefits to a worker restructuring their approach in the winter months. From turkey to tinsel, the market may be more welcoming than they'd expect.

Tightening your approach when trying to find a job
Tightening your approach when trying to find a job

No matter what one's experience has been, with the right approach, finding a job can be easier than expected.

Writing better cover letters will improve your first impression and job prospects

Next to your resume, your cover letter will likely be the most important part of your initial application, as it gives you a chance to explain why you're the best choice for a specific position.

Top tips for Millennials to use while job searching
Top tips for Millennials to use while job searching

Millennial workers have long been pushing toward the job market, and will soon represent a hefty chunk of the U.S. workforce.

Networking is vital, and not just to find a job
Networking is vital, and not just to find a job

Job searching in today's hiring climate no longer relies exclusively on the strength of a resume. In many industries, networking is quickly becoming a vital part of the hiring process, as some jobs are never advertised in official listings, but experts now say that the process shouldn't end just because you find a job.

Veterans can use resources both real and virtual while job searching
Veterans can use resources both real and virtual while job searching

Readjusting to civilian life after spending years in the military can be tough for veterans, especially considering the difficulty of their experiences and the higher unemployment rates they face.

Get a boost out of the gate with these resume tips
Get a boost out of the gate with these resume tips

Job searching can be difficult, but having the right resume can make a big difference from the beginning of the process.

Proper preparation can get you through an interview
Proper preparation can get you through an interview

No matter what industry you're searching in, anyone job searching will eventually reach a job interview, the point where a hiring manager will want to see first-hand if you're up to snuff for the position in question.


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