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Career Solvers Nominated for TORI Award

I am pleased to announce that Career Solvers was recently nominated for a TORI (Toast of the Resume Industry) Award by Career Directors Intoriternational. Career Solvers has been nominated for this award 29 times since 2006 and won 11 awards for Best Executive Resume, Best Technology Resume, Best Sales & Marketing Resume, Best International Resume, Best Creative Resume, and Best Cover Letter.

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How to Conduct a Job Search Without Your Boss Finding Out

Confidential Job Search EBookAre you trying to look for a new job while employed and struggling with how to do so without attracting attention from your boss or other stakeholders at your current company?

Our ebook, Job Seeker’s Guide to a Confidential Job Search can help. Learn how to leverage LinkedIn for your search without making your search efforts obvious and discover other do’s and don’ts for conducting a successful search. Download it now at http://www.careersolvers.com/confidential-job-search.html

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The Biggest Mistakes New Job Seekers Make

mistake 2I meet many job seekers who have never had to conduct a formal job search. After coaching over a thousand clients at every professional level and across practically every industry, I’ve found that most make the same rookie mistakes.

If you’re looking for a new job, below are some tips for starting off your search on the right foot:

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Volunteer Work is the Ultimate Interview

volunteerIf you think doing volunteer work is just “filler to pad the resume” while you are looking for a “real job,” then think again. It can make or break you during a job search.

Pro bono work can include anything from nonprofit projects to community service and even religious or alumni events.

No matter what you invest your time in, it’s all a lot like an extended behavioral interview. These experiences are a great way to shine, build credibility in professional circles and get your name out there — if you have the right attitude.

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Do You Have a Great Interview Story?

interview 2When I diagnose problems clients have with their interview strategy, I often notice they answer interview questions too generally. They attempt to convey their fit for the job by describing the personal attributes they think make them relevant for the position. They explain they are team players, flexible and good communicators; they claim they are passionate about their work. But rarely do they go much deeper, failing to reveal just how they have leveraged these attributes and skills.

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