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Benefits of Working for a Small Business

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Do you find yourself only applying to well-known, large companies? Some job seekers may be stuck in the mindset that big-name organizations are not only more impressive for your resume, but better places to work for in general. According to the 2018 Small Business Profile, there are 30.2 million small businesses and 58.9 million small…

The Do’s and Don’ts for Job Searching while Employed

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Although some people are fortunate enough to be continuously challenged and happy in their current role, others sometimes hit a dead end professionally. If you’ve hit this point in your career where you are dissatisfied, it’s best to land a new job while you are still employed. However, job searching while still employed is a…

Underqualified?

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Is it okay to apply to a position you are not entirely qualified for? Employers are finally realizing that it’s nearly impossible to find the perfect candidate that checks all of their boxes. So what does this mean for job seekers? The trick is to decide if you are almost qualified or hardly qualified. If…

How Social Media Can Cost You the Job

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According to a 2017 Career Builder survey, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates before hiring. For many, sharing every life detail and expressing every opinion publicly has become a habit (a bad one, at that). It would be foolish not to scope out how potential employees present themselves to the public. The…

Job Search Advice for Recent College Grads

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Congratulations! You can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, and graduation is almost here. All of those long hours you put into studying for exams, writing papers, and working on projects will soon be a thing of the past. But before you start celebrating, now’s the time to ramp up your…