Finding a job

Finding a job

Finding a job in the modern labor market can be hard. We’ve got your back with job search advice from career experts: how to look for jobs, how to evaluate openings, and which resources to use.

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Land your dream job: Mention you are willing to relocate on your resumeLand your dream job: mention you are willing to relocate on your resume

Do you dream of a life of work and travel? Are you ready to shake things up a bit and set off on a new adventure? Relocating for work can be a way to land your dream job and land in a great new place. So, what's the first step to relocating for work? Updating your resume.

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6 Top freelance careers worth considering6 Top freelance careers worth considering

So you’ve decided to ditch the 9-to-5 grind and step into the world of freelancing? Here are some of the best freelance careers out there.

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How to follow up on a pending job offer correctly How to follow up on a pending job offer correctly

When waiting for a business to deliver a formal job offer, you can send them tactful, thoughtful follow-up messages using these guidelines. As with most forms of job correspondence, helpfulness, courtesy, and genuine expressions of gratitude are key.

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How to Accept a Job Offer  How to accept a job offer

You got the job! It’s time to celebrate after jumping through the hoops of the application process, making a great impression at the interview, and beating off the tough competition. But, you still have to decide how to accept a job offer.

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How Introverts Can Navigate the Job MarketHow introverts can navigate the job market

People with different personality types approach the job search in a variety of ways. This is to be expected, but it can get frustrating. In particular, introverted people tend to struggle with some of the expectations of job hunting.

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Art of NegotiatingArt of negotiating

“Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.” — John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, 20 January, 1961

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Reinvent yourself for a new jobReinvent yourself for a new job

“Back to Normal” is a phrase we’ve been hearing a lot over the past few months - and it means many things to many people. Normal, for many people, was safe. It was stable. And stability, or predictability, can keep people set in one mode for a long time.

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Things To Know About Your Career Change II: Know Your SituationHow to change your career: know your situation

Starting a new career is an exciting, energizing, and self-affirming experience. But getting to your new career can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when you didn’t leave your last role by choice. You can smooth this transition by being prepared and asking yourself the tough questions at the beginning of your journey.

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Finding and Selecting the Right Recruiter for YouHow to find a recruiter that's right for you

Recruiters, or “search professionals” can be great allies in your job hunt. After all, it’s their job to find you a job, right? Well, kind of.

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Three Very Real Job-Hunt Low Points and How To Move Past ThemThree very real job-hunt low points and how to move past them

As you navigate the seemingly endless process of career transition, there are going to be natural highs and many lows. Finding the perfect job posting and dreaming of what it will be like is an immediate rush - but when you realize that the call isn’t coming, it’s a complete letdown.

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Things to Know In Your Career Change, Part One: Know YourselfHow to change your career: know yourself

After a layoff, many people look for a job similar to their last one. Maybe at a higher level or with a different company, but typically the same “type” of work. But others, take job loss as an opportunity to pivot to a new career entirely. This pivot may be made by choice - pursuing something you’ve always loved but never had time for - or it may be an adaptation you make out of necessity, like if you work in an industry that has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic.

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New Year's Resolutions for Job-SeekersNew year's resolutions for job-seekers

The arrival of the new year usually brings about a sense of renewal and optimism - this year more than most.

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How Finding a Job is Different after 2020How finding a job is different now

After a tumultuous 2020, the years following bring renewed hope for many people - and many organizations. As the economy seeks to get “back on track,” the hiring world is moving forward into a future which may feel unfamiliar to many job-seekers.

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Fighting Off Job Search FatigueHow to manage your job search fatigue

Searching for work can be exhausting. A lot of physical and emotional energy goes into the process - from sending out resumes to preparing for interviews to working the networking game. Putting in this much effort and not always getting great results can negatively impact a job seeker’s physical and mental health.

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How to change your Career: Know Your ObstaclesHow to change your career: know your obstacles

In the previous two installments of this series, Know Yourself and Know Your Situation, we built a solid internal foundation to begin your career shift. But having a plan is one thing - enacting it is another.

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Cover Letters: A Simple GuideHow to write a cover letter: a simple guide

Many elements of job-hunting are fairly straightforward - or at least the basics are. You probably already understand what a resume does, and you likely already have some idea what networking consists of.