Monthly Archives: August 2017

6 Things To Think About Before Giving A Salary Range

To give or not to give a range? That’s one of the daunting questions jobseekers ask themselves before entering the negotiating room. Choosing the wrong strategy can leave a lot of money on the table over your career. And probably not coincidentally, this is why negotiating your salary is such an intimidating and agonizing process for most people. Before you decide...
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The Hidden Rewards of Job Hopping

What some call moving on, or even moving up, others negatively dub “job hopping.” The decision to switch jobs relatively often is controversial. Will a company be willing to hire someone if their resume demonstrates a history of frequent job changes? There could be some downsides to switching jobs fairly often, but there are definitely...
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Why You Should Never Walk Into a Job Interview Empty-Handed

How to create your own marketing toolkit to leave with employers.

First impressions matter. A job interview is indeed your first opportunity to impress upon a prospective employer just how amazing you are. And yet many people make one really simple, easy-to-fix mistake that sets the tone for the entire thing: They walk...

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8 Ways to Make a Great Impression at a Networking Event

Whether you’re looking for a new job, or seeking business opportunities, networking events are a great way to create contacts in the industry. There’s no use in attending an event if all you do is spend your time checking out the array of refreshments on offer, without actually speaking to anyone. In order to make it worth your...
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Using Social Media To Find Your Next Job

    [audio mp3="http://ekcareers.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/092115_110630.mp3"][/audio] Guests: Kevin Grubb and Hannah Morgan In the old days, looking for a job meant polishing your resume and drafting an attention-getting cover letter. Now, with the increasing use of social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and even Twitter, job hunters have lots of new tools to use. Building a personal brand, calling on your social...
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8 Things No Recruiter Ever Wants to See on Your Resume

Your resume is essential to helping you get a job – you’re unlikely to get far without it. As a record of your achievement, it (ideally) lays out for an employer exactly what you have done and therefore that you can do the job for which you’re applying. Sounds simple enough, but occasionally people slip up...
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Top Instagram Accounts For Career Inspiration

One of the easiest ways to find inspiration is to make it a part of your feed. Here are a few Instagram accounts to follow for career inspiration:  

The 7 Most Inspiring Accounts On Instagram

By Coveteur

“Something about January makes us feel meh. Yes, there’s the shiny new resolutions to strive for and the...
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Your LinkedIn Headline — 10 Tips & Examples to Increase Profile Views

After recruiters look at your photo, your LinkedIn headline is the next item they scan in their search results.

Because of this, a well-crafted, professional headline plays a critical role in convincing a recruiter to click through to your full profile to learn more about you. Screw your headline up and they might never get to know...
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