Job Hunting

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For some, 20 years of experience is 20 years of continuously learning new skills, gaining experience and becoming a seasoned specialist in your area of expertise. For others, it’s doing the same work each year for 20 years. In other words, one year of experience repeated 20 times. If there’s a down-turn, who gets laid
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One important lesson I’ve learned job-hunting (and getting hired) in this economy is this: Just because I’m only one person doesn’t mean I can get by on just one resumé. I’m not even refering to the fact that I have multiple skillsets. I’m talking about how I sell myself in my primary job search. Have you
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What’s the most uncomfortable question you can be asked in the job hunting process? Sometimes, it’s “What salary are you looking for?” Of course, the optimistic view is that they’re looking to pay you something. That’s a good way to take it. But sometimes it means, “Will you be worth my time to interview?” You
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You may have heard the tried and true line, “The best time to look for a job is when you have a job.” But is that really all there is to it? If you’ve found yourself looking for work in the past few years, you know the rules have changed. The question is, are you
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