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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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Recently, I posted an article discussing “Four Reasons you Should Consider a Career in Software Sales”, which received some excellent feedback, especially from Reddit. As someone who is currently working in Software Sales, I received a number of inquiries from people interested in getting into a career track towards Software Sales. So, as a college...
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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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Job hunters always ask me, “Rob, what are the best job search sites that I need to get my resume on?” When you’re looking to get noticed by employers, one of the best ways to do so is putting your resume on the job boards and job search sites. But which job boards should you use...
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In my opinion, there are 5 components that comprise a KILLER resume. You don’t need to have all 5 components to find a great job and most people take years to possess all 5, but these criteria will make any recruiter sit on the edge of his/her seat while reading over a resume. As a...
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