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Are You Suffering from Job-Search Fatigue? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Searching for a job is, in itself, a full-time job. Eight hours of polishing your resume and cover letter, applying to positions, networking, and interviewing can take a lot out of you, and doing all that for an extended period …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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10 of the Very Best Jobs for Introverts (That Won’t Leave You Drained)

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Not every job is the right fit for every person—so it makes sense that you’d be looking to find a job and career path that feels well-suited to your personality.

While some folks might thrive in a role where they’re …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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Interview Tips For Veterans On The Job Hunt

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We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about the biggest mistakes that veterans make during interviews, which could keep them from getting a civilian / corporate job they …

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The Biggest Resume Mistakes For Veterans

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We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about the biggest mistake that veterans make in their resumes that could hurt them from getting the corporate/civilian job they’re …

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9 Tips to Turn Networking Contacts Into Meaningful Relationships, From a Serial Connector

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The goal in any meaningful relationship is to give it depth. That’s what my book, The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Business Relationships, is all about. Of course, not every networking contact has …

By Susan McPherson - The Muse
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Worst Answers to ‘What’s Your Greatest Weakness?’ and Other Common Interview Questions

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Even within all advancements and changes to the job search process, some parts of the interview process remain unchanged. For example, hiring managers still use certain common interview questions to judge how well candidates will fit with their firms. So, …

By Erika Rykun - Vault
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What Does a Marketing Manager Do? Key Job Duties, Salary, Skills Needed, and More

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Marketing managers are ubiquitous in the professional world; they can be found across nearly every industry and in every size and type of company. Though their job descriptions and years of professional experience may differ, marketing managers serve as the …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
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This Is When to Use Icons on a Resume

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As you update or write your resume, you may have come across example resumes or resume templates with small pictures or logos on them—maybe an image of a phone next to a phone number or a company logo next to …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How To Determine What Type Of Positions To Apply To

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We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how veterans should figure out what industry or job they should be applying for when entering the corporate workforce for …

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How To Handle Uncomfortable Interview Questions About Your Service

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We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about how veterans should react if a hiring manager asks them a question about their time in the military that …

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