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4 Ways to Effectively Network (and Land a Job)

Entry-level jobs are disappearing — at least it certainly seems that way. Even those listings that claim to offer full-time positions often ask for a laundry list of previous experience that few applicants can offer. But what is the cause of this shift in approach? David Adams David Adams is the founder of HomeSuite , […]

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Debating Accepting A Job Offer

You found a job opening of interest to you. You submitted your application and resume, earned an interview and maybe even a second. Your skills, confidence and prior preparation — from studying CareerCast.com, no doubt — impressed the interviewer so much that you have been offered the position. Congratulations! But… What if you are unsure […]

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Avoid Copyright Infringement On Your Resume

You see a beautifully written, branded resume – or maybe a LinkedIn profile – of a job seeker with similar qualifications to yours, seeking the kind of job you want. It sounds a lot like you, and you don’t have a lot of time, so you see no reason why you shouldn’t use some of […]

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Early-Career Job Application Advice

Here at CareerCast.com, we published our Best Jobs for Millennials earlier this month. Though the market is improving, the youngest generation in the American workforce faces challenges unique to it.  More of the Millennial generation is college-educated, thus the basement standard for most jobs has risen accordingly. Pay in entry-level jobs is also an issue […]

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Seven Job Interview Prep Tips

Unfortunately many job seekers make errors in their job interview which cost them the opportunity of being hired. This is particularly true for those that have been out of work for some time. These tips, if followed, should offer you the best opportunity of getting the job or at the very least receiving the consideration […]

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Alternatives to Self-Promotion

One of the hardest parts about looking for a new job is the need to promote yourself – especially since people often feel they have to brag, when in most other social encounters we’re taught not to brag. The standard job search advice tells you that “you’ve got to sell yourself” and “you have to […]

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