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Your social media presence may be affecting your job search

In the information age, just about anything you’d like to know about can be accessed with a few searched keywords and the click (or tap) of a button. In a matter of milliseconds, you can find out about restaurants, events, and things to do around town. In the same way, someone interested in who you…

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Should I apply to a job I’m not qualified for?

Dissatisfaction with your career is a theme that rather unfortunately occupies much of the world’s literature, entertainment, and even idioms. However, in the information age, more and more people are deciding they no longer want to grin and bear it; some are making the switch from their established careers to completely different industries where they’ll…

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The Value of References in a Job Search

Every time you embark on a new job search, you know you have to have the full package to catch eyes. But while your resume, personal statement, and other materials are a very important part of your application, having strong, positive professional references can be a secret power later on in the hiring process. Read…

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Tailor Your Resume to Increase Job Opportunities

Job hunting can be a drag; after sending tens, if not hundreds of resumes to prospective employers, you might feel lucky to get one or two calls back. It’s a common complaint that recruiting agencies, career coaches, and sympathetic friends hear all the time, but it’s also not an impossible problem to solve. Taking your…

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7 Interview Tips to Land Your Next Construction Job

Do you have a construction interview lined up? Whether you’re new or an experienced professional in the construction field, you might want to take the time to refine your interviewing skills. After all, it never hurts to practice before the real deal, even if you are confident that your resume speaks for itself. These tips…

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Top 10 Things Recruiters Look For

When scouting potential candidates, and reviewing resumes that have already been submitted, there are several things that every job recruiter looks for. Whether you’re looking for an internship or are a seasoned C Suite Executive, recruiters look for the same set of things from applicants. Knowing what they are before you send off your resume…

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Upgrade Your Construction Career by Updating Your Resume

Building a home might be hard work, but building a good resume can be even harder. It doesn’t have to be, though. We’ve gathered the best tips for creating a construction resume, and included some of the most common resume mistakes, so you’ll know what to avoid. We’ve even included a downloadable construction resume checklist…

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