Career Advice Blog - September 2013

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Design engineering field sees success, job longevity in survey
Design engineering field sees success, job longevity in survey

2012 was a great year for design engineers, according to a recent survey conducted by Aerotek, with high salaries, job longevity, high satisfaction rates and bright options in the future for the profession.

Advice for recent grads trying to find that first job
Advice for recent grads trying to find that first job

While the job market is recovering, many recent graduates know that it's still having its troubles. But, as long as they don't get discouraged, the light at the end of the tunnel is closer than it may seem.

How to turn resume errors on their heads
How to turn resume errors on their heads

In the job application process, there are many inherent opportunities to make errors, but discovering how to capitalize on your, and others', mistakes can only help you when it comes to finding a job.

What to do after a job interview
What to do after a job interview

You've successfully made it through a job interview. Before you think your efforts to find a job are over, however, it's very important to follow certain steps afterward no matter the outcome.

How to answer tough interview questions
How to answer tough interview questions

Interviewers will often test their candidates with tough questions during an interview to get a better grasp of their abilities and skills. Knowing what to expect and how to answer can prevent any potential mistakes while improving your chances for the job.

Assembling a targeted resume from a varied work history
Assembling a targeted resume from a varied work history

While the recent problems with the economy have made it difficult to guarantee a consistent work history, it's easier than you'd think to turn a wide and varied collection of past jobs into a tight-knit, well-planned resume, perfect for whatever industry you're looking to find a job in.

Surviving the extended interview process
Surviving the extended interview process

The average job seeker can be up against a 16-day interview process, according to CNN, while some arduous positions can stretch that process into months. Surviving the process is possible when you need to find a job, though - it just takes time, dedication and effort.

Tips for job seekers to improve networking skills
Tips for job seekers to improve networking skills

Whenever possible, your primary objective in meeting people should be in building relationships through effective communication, which can be achieved more easily than you'd think.


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