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Job candidates: Have you been on the market for an upgrade in your career, but you have no idea where to look or what tools to use? That’s where I hope to step in. By providing this massive collection of the top job sites, I hope to help all job candidates with these awesome resources,...
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Nailing your job interview is one of the most important steps to finding the career of your dreams. Job interviews are always stressful and most people find them to be an extremely difficult part of the job search process. However, there are 5 simple tips for job interviews you can take that will guarantee you...
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About a year ago, I reviewed Hired.com, which is one of the larger online talent marketplaces in existence. Since that post, it’s grown to become one of the most popular on Career Dreaming. Since then, I’ve also come across a new website, similar to Hired.com, that focuses exclusively on sales professionals, CloserIQ. Let’s kick it off with a brief...
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So, let’s kick off this conversation with the fact that I work in Software Sales. Quite frankly, I wish I knew about the career potential in software sales when I was in college, which would have adjusted the course of my studies and my first job out of school (I went into IT recruiting instead)....
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As promised, I’ve listed a number of resources that are complimentary to the 5 quick job interview tips below. 1. Dress professional (over-dressing is better than under-dressing) Here are a few detailed YouTube videos to help out with your interview attire, in case you need a more visual reference than simple advice over the podcast....
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One of my favorite things to do on my commute from New Jersey into Manhattan is to listen to podcasts. Most of these podcasts tend to be educational, finance or business related topics, which is what I have the highest level of interest in. It always sucks to be stuck on a bus/train/subway with nothing...
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As someone constantly involved in guiding careers, I often read the posts on Reddit/r/Jobs to keep a pulse on the job market and gather thoughts from job seekers. Today, an excellent post has made the rounds and received quite a bit of love on Reddit/r/Jobs, so I wanted to share it to my loyal readers. Below...
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I recently got married, two weeks ago in fact, and I’ve been looking to purchase a home in New Jersey with my wife for the past few months. I’ve honestly been a bit unimpressed with the quality of the real estate agents I’ve dealt with during my housing search, specifically their customer service skills and...
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You’ve likely been the recipient (or victim) of a number of introduction LinkedIn messages, emails and phone calls from recruiters. I discuss 1 different responses you can use to reply to an initial contact request from a recruiter, each for different scenarios. Of course, you can put your own spin on these, but this should...
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Look: People that enjoy the job search usually have two things in common: First, they have a seamless, smooth and quick interview process. Second, they have a transparent interview process, involving clear salary/equity/benefits up front and no funny negotiations on the back-end. This is where Hired.com comes into play, as I believe it meets both...
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