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10-Year-Old Twitter Has Helped Change Job Searches

By: CareerCast.com

Twitter launched 10 years to the day of this writing. Who could have guessed a tool so simple, limiting users to interactions 140 characters at a time, could revolutionize both media and interaction in the manner it has? 

Pay attention to news long enough, and you are bound to stumble onto horror stories of Twitter's negative impact on people in the workforce. Its reach and immediacy can quickly turn an inappropriate joke, like that which spawned the infamous "Has Justine Landed?" hashtag, into a pink slip. 

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Building Relationships With Recruiters

By: Jeff Lipschultz

When searching for a new job, relationships are the most important piece of the puzzle. How you manage your interactions with people has a direct impact on the value of the relationship. This logic holds true for working with recruiters, too.

 

When engaging recruiters in your job search, realize there are many nuances to a successful relationship. It is advantageous to know the Good, Better, and Best ways to engage a recruiter and maintain the connection long term.

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Resumes Win Interviews, but References Win Job Offers

References are vital to a successful resume.

By: Martin Yate, CPC

Resumes win interviews, so like most people your job search has probably focused on writing your and tweaking your resume and landing job interviews. You probably haven't given your references much thought, but in a tough job market references win job offers. You must be certain that your references will seal the deal, not blow it away.

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How to Rock a Virtual Job Fair

woman on virtual job fair video conference

By: CareerCast.com

What if you could guarantee yourself an initial interview with a recruiter without ever leaving the comfort of your couch? What if you could get your resume in front of 5, 10 or even 20 hiring managers–all in the same day?

It sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? But it is true, thanks to virtual job fairs.

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Are Your References Working For You?

Are Your References Working For You?

By: Martin Yate, CPC

It is said that 75% of employers check references, yet many people never speak to their professional references at all, or do so only at the end of a job search, when a job offer is imminent. This can be a costly mistake.

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Do You Really Know What Your References Are Saying?

Do You Really Know What Your References Are Saying?

By: Randy Woods

It's one of the basics of job search: You have your killer resume, a multitude of networking contacts and a rock-solid list of three to five references to help back up your past performance. But do you really know what these references are saying about you? You may think you've chosen the best, friendliest supervisors who love your work. But they may not always be discussing you in the most favorable light.

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