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Everything You Need to Know About Job References

Everything You Need to Know About Job References

References might seem like a formality, but to hiring managers they’re invaluable. In fact, a professional reference can make or break your ability to land a job, says Mary Olson-Menzel, president of MVP Executive Search and Development. An…

How Do You Know It’s Time For a New Job?

How Do You Know It’s Time For a New Job?

Sometimes you know it’s time to start looking for a new job because there’s a big red flag flapping in the wind, like dissatisfaction from your boss or major company upheavals. But there may be less obvious indications…

Use Pinterest to Get a New Job

Use Pinterest to Get a New Job

Are you hooked on pinning? Obsessed with checking the boards on your feed every morning? You’re not alone. More than 70 million people are just as into Pinterest as you are.

While it probably isn’t the first social…

4 Ways to Increase Job Search Confidence

4 Ways to Increase Job Search Confidence

Have you recently begun considering a career change or a job search process? Like online dating, it can be one of the most demoralizing processes on the planet.

But I have a secret to tell you…

Our intelligence and our…

12 Things to Negotiate Instead of Salary

12 Things to Negotiate Instead of Salary

Whether you’re starting a new job or negotiating a raise, you’re not always going to get the salary you want. If your employer won’t come up to your magic number, try negotiating some alternatives…

Your Guide To A Successful Job Search

Your Guide To A Successful Job Search

While job searching in my early 20’s (last century!), I applied to five jobs. One of those five became a great job that helped jump start my career. In my most recent career transition, I applied to over 250…

How to Job Search While Pregnant

How to Job Search While Pregnant

Having a baby can be one of the most exciting times in your life. But if you’re on the job search while nurturing a tiny life inside you, you might be more than a little overwhelmed.

And for good…

How Social Media Affects Your Job Search

How Social Media Affects Your Job Search

For boomers and retirees who are looking for work, the labor-market data are looking good, but as any job seeker knows, landing a job comes down to the details — your industry, your location and, increasingly, your online profile and…